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New research led by the University of Bristol has found among people who inject drugs, that recent incarceration was associated with an 81 per cent and 62 per cent increase in HIV and HCV acquisition risk, respectively.

Dr Suzanne Audrey is senior research fellow in public health at the University of Bristol with an interest in the health benefits of walking. She is co-director of the SHINE HIT.

As part of the Stroke Health Integration Team (HIT) launch on 15 November, we're running a photo exhibition on the themes of ‘What makes me smile’ and ‘What helps my recovery’.

Every year, 1,300 people in the Bristol area have a stroke, and half of those people will have a lasting disability. World Stroke Day is on 29 October 2018, so the Stroke HIT is marking the day with the stories of local people with experience of stroke.

The 2018 Bristol and Bath Health and Care Awards ceremony gave thanks to all those who make up the sector - from receptionists to researchers. Find out who the winners were in the ten award categories.

Elevated body mass index (BMI) – a measure of weight accounting for a person’s height - has been shown to be a likely causal contributor to population patterns in mortality, according to a new study led by the University of Bristol.

The number of people with multiple long-term conditions, known as multimorbidity, is rising internationally, putting increased pressure on health care systems, including the NHS. Researchers from the 3D Study are hosting a conference with RCGP.

Do you have experience of dementia or memory problems? Researchers from the University of Bristol and North Bristol NHS Trust are looking for patients or carers over the age of 45 to join a memory patient group to help further research into the disease.

On Wednesday 3 October, Health Integration Teams (HITs) with a focus on healthy, safe environments got together for a networking breakfast at Lifeskills at the CREATE Centre in South Bristol.

An event on Tuesday 16 October, 6.45-8.30pm at the Watershed, Harbourside offers an opportunity to share ideas and opinions about the best ways to ensure people in Bristol can cross the road safely and conveniently.

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