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A group of scientists and academics from the University of Rochester in New York State visited Bristol on 17-19 November to find out more about the public health work going on in the city.

Commissioners have proposed that the Dementia Health Integration Team (HIT) subsumes the Joint Dementia Board, and therefore is now the strategic group overseeing the delivery of the dementia strategy and HIT workstreams in Bristol and South Gloucestersh...

At the time of year where many of us will be feeling the effects of over indulgence, the work of the Addictions Health Integration Team (HIT), which focuses on reducing the harm of excessive alcohol and substance misuse, feels especially relevant.

A new Health Integration Team (HIT) looking at the uptake of, access to and outcomes of psychological therapies has been approved by the Bristol Health Partners executive.

A new report by the Centre for Appearance Research at the University of the West of England and AnyBody reveals low body confidence is thwarting girls' and women's confidence and aspirations in education and the workplace. 'Costing the Invisible' report...

Four Academic Health Science Networks in the south of England have joined forces with the leading university business incubator, SETsquared, to set up a revolutionary new programme that could see more effective and better value healthcare technologies be...

The National Institute for Health Research's national advisory group INVOLVE is consulting on a draft framework of values, principles and standards for public involvement to support involvement in research.

An initiative which aims to introduce teaching about sustainable healthcare into the medical curriculum so that graduates are prepared to contribute to the coming changes in the NHS was reported in The Lancet on 29 November.

The Honorary Degree of Doctor of Science from the University of the West of England (UWE) was awarded to Dr Deborah Evans on the 26 November, in recognition of her significant contribution in the field of health.

Patient Voice South (PVS) is a network dedicated to improving patient and public participation (PPP) in the design and delivery of healthcare across the South of England.

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