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Director of the Improving Care in Self-Harm Health Integration Team (STITCH HIT), Salena Williams appeared on BBC Radio Bristol on Saturday 5 July, talking about the new extended Liaison Psychiatry service at the city's A&E departments.

The antibiotics challenge was voted by the public to win the Longitude Prize, worth £10 million to help solve one of the greatest issues of our time.

Eight Bristol schools are the first to receive the new Mayor’s Healthy Schools Award, to celebrate schools that consistently demonstrate high standards in helping pupils understand how to improve their health and wellbeing.

Scientists at the University of Bristol, and the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center and the Mayo Clinic are a step closer to understanding the causes of Parkinson’s disease, identifying what’s happening at a cellular level to potentially hel...

Pacemaker research from the Universities of Bath and Bristol could revolutionise the lives of over 750,000 people who live with heart failure in the UK.

Focus on SHINE HIT

The Supporting Healthy Inclusive Neighbourhood Environments Health Integration Team (SHINE HIT) aims to turn Bristol into a healthier city, with built environments that help people to be more healthy.

Bristol Health Partners held its first annual Health Integration Team (HIT) conference on 2 June, which was attended by more than 120 academics, clinicians, commissioners and others from organisations across Bristol, South Gloucestershire and North Some...

Three new Health Integration Teams have been given the green light by Bristol Health Partners Executive Group. The new teams focus on perinatal mental health, immunisation and vaccines, and psychological therapies.

Kerry McCarthy, MP for Bristol East, has raised STITCH HIT's recommendation to allow prescriptions to be dispensed in instalments for at risk patients, in Parliament.

The 2014 International Making Cities Liveable Lewis Mumford Award has been awarded to Mayor George Ferguson and Bristol City Council for leadership in creating a ‘Healthy Bristol for All’.

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