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Bristol Health Partners milestones in 2015-16

15 June 2016

Milestones in 2015-16

This timeline from April 2015 to March 2016 showcases some of the key moments in the year for Bristol Health Partners.

23 April 2015
Bristol's inaugural Health Tech Meetup

More than 100 people gather for the inaugural Bristol Health Tech Meetup at the Engine Shed, hosted by Bristol Health Partners with the West of England Local Enterprise Partnership.


15 May
Consortium wins grant to explore climate change and health

Children applying sunscreen

Bristol Health Partners is part of a consortium awarded £82k from InnovateUK and NERC to look at the impact of climate change on health in Bristol.

12 June
Annual Health Integration Team conference

Our annual Health Integration Team conference brings together more than 130 people from the Bristol health and care community, including Health Integration Teams, our Board and Executive Group.

16-23 July
Strategic programmes workshops

A series of workshops are held to develop project proposals as part of our strategic programmes.

1 September
New website launches

The new Bristol Health Partners website

After months of work, our new website launches in time for the NHS Innovation Expo.

2-3 September
NHS Innovation Expo

The Bristol Health Partners stand at the NHS Expo 2015

Bristol Health Partners exhibits and hosts a pop up university session at the NHS Innovation Expo in Manchester.

6 October
Psychosis Health Integration Team joins HIT portfolio

A new Psychosis Health Integration Team (HIT) is endorsed by the Executive Group, aiming to improve the live of people with Psychosis in Bristol.

10-18 October
Bristol's first ever Healthy City Week

Bristol’s first ever Healthy City Week, organised by Bristol Green Capital and supported by Bristol Health Partners, sees more than 100 events held across the city.

17-18 October
Make It hackathon weekend

As part of Healthy City Week, we hold another ‘Make It’ hackathon weekend, bringing together health professionals, technologists and sustainability experts to develop innovative approaches to local health issues, this year with a sustainability flavour.

17-20 November
Festival of the Future City

The audience and panel at the Festival of the Future City health day

The Festival of the Future City includes a dedicated health day on 17 November, programmed by Bristol Health Partners, bringing together 250 members of the public and 24 speakers.


16 December
Principles of Pragmatic Evaluation

Principles of Pragmatic Evaluation, an interactive workshop organised with the Avon Primary Care Research Collaborative, the West of England Academic Health Science Network and the National Institute for Health Research Collaboration for Leadership in Applied Health Research and Care West, to explore opportunities and challenges for evaluation in the NHS 5-Year Forward View.

December 2015 – February 2016
Strategic programmes project proposals consultation

An open consultation on project proposals for our strategic programmes takes place, giving people the opportunity to vote and comment on proposals, and suggest new ideas.

11 January – 26 February
An apple a day: exploring your health in every day data stories

An apple a day: exploring your health in every day data stories, an interactive public exhibition organised by Bristol Health Partners, runs at the Engine Shed. The exhibition invites visitors to leave their mark on the 'data trail', by answering questions about their health and wellbeing.

12 January
Eating Disorders Health Integration Team

A new People with Eating Disorders Health Integration Team is endorsed by the Executive Group.

22 February
Health, data and the public good

Health, data and the public good event held in conjunction with RSA West sees lightning presentations, a conversation café and an opportunity to visit the Apple a day exhibition.

25 February
Strategic programmes review panel

Review panel to agree project proposals as part of our strategic programmes.

3 March
Twitter success

Twitter logo

Our Twitter followers top 7,000.

10 March
Bristol Health and Care Awards

Bristol Health Partners teams up with the Bristol Post for the first ever Bristol Health and Care Awards, celebrating the success and hard work of the local health and care community.

21 March
Urban Living Partnership award

Bristol Health Partners is part of a consortium winning a £825k Urban Living Partnership bid to explore the gap between the city’s aspirations and reality.
Bristol Health Partners milestones in 2015-16
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