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Today we celebrate 70 years of the NHS - the first universal health care system to be established anywhere in the world...

Rachael Gooberman-Hill, Director of Elizabeth Blackwell Institute for Health Research, University of Bristol, describes the Institute's innovative approach to global health challenges. Another Bristol Firsts blog to mark NHS70.

Rife Magazine has produced a film exploring the stark inequalities between neighbouring suburbs in North Bristol. If you live in Southmead, you can expect to die nine and half years before your neighbours in Henleaze.

Supporters of 20mph limits – which research has shown is seven out of 10 adults surveyed – need to make their voices heard. Bristol City Council’s consultation on the safer speed limits includes 83 20mph roads and six 30mph roads up for review.

A new study by the University of Bristol will test whether teenage girls’ activity levels can be increased through deliberate intervention from their peers, rather than their families or teachers.

In the largest ever trial of an intervention to treat people with multiple long-term conditions in primary care, researchers found that the patient-centred approach taken improved patients’ experience of their care but not quality of life.

Professor Marianne Thoresen describes her groundbreaking work to prevent brain injuries in new-born babies who have been starved of oxygen by cooling them.

Anne Frampton, Consultant in Emergency Medicine, and Andrew Hollowood, Clinical Chair, both at University Hospitals Bristol NHS Foundation Trust, describe the development of the SPEaC Happy App.

The Stroke Health Integration Team (HIT) has appointed Stephen Hill and Chris Priestman as co-Directors and joint patient and public involvement (PPI) leads​. Both Stephen and Chris are stroke survivors.

A new comic exploring how our culture stigmatises larger body sizes is launching in Bristol on 19 July, as part of an exhibition running from 17 to 21 July.

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