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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).

Becky Pollard has been appointed as Bristol City Council’s new Director of Public Health and will be starting in her new role on 16 February within the Neighbourhoods Directorate. Becky is an experienced Director of Public Health with almost 30 years’ ex...

Bristol Mayor George Ferguson explores the health and wellbeing benefits of Bristol becoming European Green Capital in 2015.

A group of researchers led by the University of Bristol have received funding for a project that aims to improve the management and treatment of childhood eczema, a common condition that can have a significant impact on quality of life.

University of the West of England Professor Candy McCabe, has been appointed to the newly created Florence Nightingale Foundation (FNF) Chair in Clinical Nursing Practice Research, a post created in collaboration with the FNF and the Royal National Hospi...

A Multiple Sclerosis physiotherapy programme, a partnership between North Bristol NHS Trust and Gloucestershire County Cricket Club, could be rolled out across Europe after achieving ground-breaking results.

Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) are facing a significant challenge in contributing to national efficiency savings. The CCGs are looking for ideas or suggestions on cost effective health and social care initiatives arising from Health Integration Tea...

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