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The University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) has been chosen as one of seven new sites to develop Patient Centred Outcome Measures (POCMs) by NHS England. The new centres will mean that children and young people will play a more active role in dec...

Bristol City Council's Traffic Choices website helps people living in local neighbourhoods make informed decisions about what traffic schemes could work in their area. A local version of the site is now being adopted by Somerset County Council, with othe...

A report looking at the dementia challenge in the South of England has been published. Commissioned by the now disbanded South Strategic Health Authority, 'Slaying the demon' looks at innovation, best practice and areas for improvement across the South.

Healthwatch Bristol, the organisation which represents the views of children, young people and adults in health and social care across Bristol, has today launched a new website with a built in feedback centre where people can leave reviews for local heal...

A hard hitting advert about how smoking causes early death will be broadcast to homes in Bristol and beyond tonight. The campaign, which was developed by Smokefree South West, urges smokers to be there tomorrow for their family and loved ones.

NHS England is inviting healthcare pioneers from around the world to apply to develop and scale their tried and tested innovations across parts of the NHS.

The National Institute for Health Research Collaboration for Leadership in Applied Health Research and Care West (NIHR CLAHRC West) has announced the first round of research projects that it will be working on in the first part of 2015.

The International Making Cities Livable Council (IMCL) are holding their 52nd conference on achieving green, healthy cities at the Watershed in Bristol from 29 June - 3 July. Marcus Grant, SHINE HIT Director, will be presenting on healthy urban neighbour...

A unique research project to identify the effects of exercise on young hearts will see Manchester United’s Academy players' hearts monitored by the newest imaging technology, to give invaluable insights into how young people’s hearts work while doing exe...

Prof Chris Salisbury, head of the Centre for Academic Primary Care, was a member of the inquiry panel that recently published a report on patient-centred care, commissioned by the Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP).

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