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A new research project to develop robotic clothing to help people with walking has been awarded £2 million by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC).

A new nationwide online and telephone service that helps people to take part in dementia research studies was launched on 24 February 2015. Join Dementia Research aims to accelerate the pace of dementia research by allowing people with and without dement...

Dementia study days

A series of six dementia study days is being held from 20 March until 19 June 2015. The study days reflect an essential paradox within dementia care – that although dementia is an illness, it is only by being able to understand dementia from the 'inside...

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.

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