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Daniella Radice, Assistant Mayor for Public Health at Bristol City Council writes about health inequality in Bristol.

Patients being treated for intestinal failure at the Bristol Royal Infirmary could benefit from a simple test used to measure how salty their urine is. Clinicians at University Hospitals Bristol have come up with the idea of using a test that is routinel...

The National Institute for Health Research Collaboration for Leadership in Applied Health Research and Care West (NIHR CLAHRC West) has produced a video explaining what a CLAHRC is, and what they do.

NHS England is supporting frontline staff and healthcare professionals to develop apps and other digital tools to become the centrepiece of an unprecedented initiative to harness the information revolution and make a real difference to patient care.

A nature and wellbeing summit, hosted in Bristol as part of the city’s year as European Green Capital, is bringing together leading UK and European practitioners, researchers and decision-makers to discuss the value of nature in our society and nature-ba...

The incidence of prostate cancer among men of Afro-Caribbean origin is higher than in white men, they are more likely to be diagnosed as emergencies and their mortality rates are higher. Researchers studied the preferences and choice of more than 500 men...

The West of England Academic Health Science Network (WEAHSN) have listed a variety of resources useful to Health Integration Teams (HITs) and other health innovators, details of which can be found on their website.

Commissioning consultants

Management consultants are "only partly successful" in improving the quality of commissioning, according to a study from the Universities of Bristol and Southampton.

Brain tumour tissue is removed everyday by surgeons but very few patients know they can donate brain tumour tissue to research. A new campaign launched today at the University of Bristol seeks to raise awareness for patients and healthcare professionals...

Hair is an integral part of identity and for breast cancer patients its loss can have a significant impact on their quality of life. Researchers at the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) are exploring a new way of helping women manage the di...

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