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Doctors and nurses often prescribe antibiotics for children with cough and respiratory infection to avoid return visits, symptoms getting worse or hospitalisation.

The Universities of Bristol, Cardiff and Exeter have launched their clinical primer scheme. Applications are welcome from medical, veterinary and dental graduates for six month biomedical / health research “primer” projects.

The finalists for the 2018 Bristol and Bath Health and Care Awards have been announced. The Bristol Post and Bath Chronicle were inundated with stories of incredible care and treatment across our two cities.​...

Bristol Health Partners has a strategic programme called ‘Using Data Better’. Part of the work promotes the use of data to improve health and care outcomes through research and service planning. The local Think Family Database shows how this can happen...

Edinburgh Napier University has appointed Adrian Davis to the groundbreaking position of Professor of Transport & Health. Adrian is a Director of the Supporting Healthy Inclusive Neighbourhood Environments (SHINE) ​Health Integration Team (HIT).

Researchers are calling for more innovative studies into the link between changes to urban neighbourhoods and their impact on residents’ mental health and wellbeing. The research team at the University of Bristol and NIHR CLAHRC West reviewed existing st...

A new research survey has been launched that will take a snapshot of public attitudes to dementia. Led by researchers at the University of West of England, the survey is supported by the Dementia Health Integration Team.

Almost every issue 20mph raises is energy related and the answer to each, along with many of our urban challenges, can be found by looking for the lowest energy solution.

Since closing in April 2017, members of the Respiratory Infections HIT have continued to do work that seeks to provide advice and support for parents and patients, and to reduce antibiotic use in the treatment of respiratory infections.

Full or partial bans on GPs prescribing gluten-free (GF) foods to people with coeliac disease save the NHS money in the short-term. But the impact on patients is unknown, NIHR-funded researchers at the University of Bristol have warned.

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