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David Relph, University Hospitals Bristol's Head of Strategy and Business Planning, who takes over as Director of Bristol Health Partners in April, looks ahead to working with the partnership.

University of Bristol's Professor Peter Mathieson leaves us at the end of March to become Vice Chancellor of the University of Hong Kong. Here he reflects on what he will miss about Bristol.

Bristol City Council will not be closing Bristol's public toilets. The proposal to close them was part of budget consultations, to which SHINE HIT responded with a summary of the public health implications.

STITCH HIT is working to reduce the number of suicides in the Bristol area, by transforming understanding of self-harm across the health service and improving treatment and support for self-harm patients.

West of England Academic Health Science Network (WEAHSN) hosted a special visit from Professor Sir Bruce Keogh, NHS England’s Medical Director on 21 February at the Bristol and Bath Science Park in Emerson’s Green.

Patients are more likely to raise a health problem with a doctor they’ve seen over time and have built-up a relationship with, new research has revealed.

A new Health Integration Team (HIT) tackling child health inequalities in Bristol has been given the green light by the Bristol Health Partners executive group.

Working parents are often caught between the needs of their sick child and their job, which can lead to continued day care use even when their child is ill.

The last decade has seen a remarkable shift in how people use the internet in relation to their health and it is now talked of as a routine feature of being ill.

University of Bristol's Professor of Primary Care and Respiratory Infections HIT Director Alastair Hay appeared on Radio 4's Inside Health on 19 February talking about coughs and antibiotic prescribing.

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