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This year’s theme is “Not your Standard Randomised Controlled Trial”, which can be interpreted in several ways, e.g. unusual trial designs, patients with rare diseases or pragmatic trials.

Bristol Health Partners Health Integration Teams (HITs) ran an event in April for ‘informal’ carers who provide substantial, unpaid care and support for family members or friends.

Health and social care commissioners came together at City Hall for a special seminar to hear about the work of Health Integration Teams, attended by over 60 people.

More than 70 people gathered to hear about a project to produce materials to promote the use of safer low dead space injecting equipment on Thursday 24 January.

More than 100 people with movement disorders, those close to them, health professionals and researchers came to an event on 22 January to discuss hot topics in research.

Dr Sophie Taysom is an independent policy analyst at Keyah Consulting. Here she reflects on the discussions at the Bristol Health Partners AI in Health and Care: How do we get it right? event that took place on 28 November.

The Bristol Health Partners Stroke Health Integration Team (HIT) held a special launch event on 16 November, bringing together more than 80 people, including those who have experienced stroke, their friends and family, professionals who support them, res...

The 2018 Bristol and Bath Health and Care Awards ceremony gave thanks to all those who make up the sector - from receptionists to researchers. Find out who the winners were in the ten award categories.

On Wednesday 3 October, Health Integration Teams (HITs) with a focus on healthy, safe environments got together for a networking breakfast at Lifeskills at the CREATE Centre in South Bristol.

On Friday 21 September, the Sexual Health Improvement Programme (SHIP) Health Integration Team (HIT) and BASHH (British Association of Sexual Health and HIV) hosted an open event focused on antimicrobial resistance in sexual health.

Bristol Health Partners Health Integration Teams had their annual opportunity to network, share ideas and hear from key speakers from the local health and care system, at the annual Health Integration Team (HIT) conference on 15 June.

Sleep and dementia, emergency care, and notions of citizenship were among the highlights of the Dementia HIT Research Showcase 2018 held at BAWA on 19 April 2018.

Around 50 people gathered to view photos by people with lived experience of eating disorders at the Arnolfini on 27 February. The exhibition, which was organised by the Eating Disorders Health Integration Team, showcased photos on 'what recovery means to...

On 1 February over 200 delegates gathered at We The Curious in central Bristol to listen, debate, network, learn and collaborate at the NIHR Bristol Biomedical Research Centre Launch Symposium.

How can people who experience psychosis, those close to them, health professionals, activists and researchers build a new story about psychosis where thriving and resilience are a potential outcome, rather than hopelessness and stigma?...

A new app to help people who are considering self-harm or having suicidal thoughts launched in Bristol on 30 November. The distrACT app is designed to give easy, quick and discreet access to general health information and advice about self-harm.

Creating a Bristol that works for people of all ages and abilities was at the core of Health Integration Team (HIT) events during Healthy City Week this year. Healthy City Week ran from 7-14 October, and included ‘HIT Monday’, as well as other HIT events...

Bristol Health Partners took part in two events as part of Digital Bristol Week 2017. The week, which was organised by the BBC Academy, brought together people working in digitally creative industries across a range of sectors.

Bristol Health Partners Health Integration Teams had their annual opportunity to network and hear from key speakers from the local health system, at the annual Health Integration Team (HIT) conference on 13 June.

What do Dr Phil Hammond, apple juice pressing and social prescribing have in common? They were all part of Healthy City Week Bristol 2016. Read the round-up of what went on during the week.

The Parkinson's and Other Movement Disorders Health Integration Team (MOVE HIT) at North Bristol NHS Trust hosted the Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) Nurse Association Annual Conference on 16-17 March 2017.

A range of people with a stake or an interest in city development came together at the Architecture Centre in the centre of Bristol for an event held as part of Bristol Healthy City Week.

Bristol Health Partners and Bristol City Council brought together more than 90 policy makers, service providers, decision takers and people with long term conditions and disabilities, for a work and health think tank event on Monday 30 January.

Common Purpose ran an ‘exploring leadership immersion experience’ on behalf of Bristol Health Partners on 17 and 18 January, for Health Integration Teams.

Commissioners, researchers and people from voluntary organisations heard from Bristol Health Partners HITs seminar on 23 January. The theme of the seminar was 'Improving mental health care pathways across the STP footprint.

The Eating Disorders Health Integration Team (HIT) hosted its second research event on 13 January 2017. The event brought together around 30 people.

More than 100 people gathered to view an exhibition that explodes myths around health inequality, called Equity is the Answer. The exhibition of 20 artworks explores Oli Williams's thesis, bringing its messages and themes to life for a non-...

An art exhibition at the Arnolfini featuring art by people with lived experience of eating disorders will mark the launch of a new Bristol based team, the Eating Disorders Health Integration Team (HIT).

The Eating Disorders Health Integration Team (HIT) hosted its first research event in July. The event brought together around 40 people, including people with lived experience of eating disorders, clinicians, NHS research and development staff, commissio...

At the annual Health Integration Team (HIT) conference this year, HITs were challenged to find new ways to collaborate in the specially created Bristol Health Partner-opoly walking game.

The Psychosis HIT launch, which included Psychosis on Screen, a series of three contemporary films depicting various experiences of psychosis at Watershed, brought together more than 300 people to challenge viewers’ preconceptions.

Bristol Health Partners Health Integration Teams had their annual opportunity to share progress and network with each other, at the third annual Health Integration Team (HIT) conference on 17 June. The conference was attended by more than 140 people.

A new campaigning group that aims to make the walking environment in Bristol more welcoming, safe, convenient and inclusive launched at in 17 May. The Bristol Walking Alliance is a collective of organisations and individuals who believe that walking is a...

Dr Julie Mytton, Director of the Child Injury Health Integration Team (CIPIC HIT), talks about the team's 2016 conference which took place on 17 March.

Some of Bristol’s most hardworking and talented health workers were honoured at a sparkling awards ceremony on Thursday 10 March. The Bristol Post’s first ever Health and Care Awards, organised in partnership with Bristol Health Partners, were hosted by...

The outstanding achievements of Bristol's health and care community were honoured at a glittering awards ceremony, where the winners of the first ever Bristol Health and Care Awards were announced.

Videos and other resources to help GPs and parents manage coughs and respiratory tract infections (RTIs) have been launched by the University of Bristol's Centre for Academic Primary Care (CAPC) at an antimicrobial stewardship event on 26 February in Lon...

After hours of deliberation, the Bristol Health and Care Awards judges, made up of representatives from the sponsors and the Bristol Post, are pleased to announce the shorlist for the awards.

The Bristol Health Partners exhibition at the Engine Shed, 'An apple a day: exploring your health in every day data stories' is entering its final week. The exhibition encourages visitors to answer questions relating to their health.

More than 30 people with an interest in evaluation came together to develop a shared vision, strategy and action plan for evaluation in the West, at a workshop on 16 December.

On 17 November, 250 members of the public and 24 speakers came together to explore what makes a city healthy, as part of the health strand of the Festival of the Future City.

The new Bristol Brain Centre at Southmead Hospital brings together North Bristol Trust's considerable expertise in neurological disorders under one roof, designed with the patient at its heart.

As part of Healthy City Week, the Supporting Healthy Inclusive Neighbourhood Environments Health Integration Team (SHINE HIT) held a workshop to contribute to the development of a healthy, inclusive neighbourhood checklist.

More than 400 people came together on 15 October to hear about collaboration to improve health and care in the West at the NIHR CLAHRC West, CRN: West of England and WEAHSN joint conference.

Marcus Grant, SHINE Director, rounds up the National Urban Design Group annual conference.

Projects on air quality and translating patient materials have been awarded development funds through the Bristol Health Partners Make It weekend on 17 and 18 October.

Bristol Health Partners had a stand and ran a prestigious pop-up university session at this year's NHS Health and Care Innovation Expo, which took place in Manchester on 2-3 September.

Bristol Health Partners held its second annual Health Integration Team (HIT) conference on 12 June, attended by over 130 academics, clinicians, commissioners, patients and others from organisations across Bristol, South Gloucestershire and North Somerset...

The new science quarter at Southmead Hospital launched in May, enabling scientists and clinicians to work closely together, bringing to life the clinical research that will be put into practice not just at North Bristol Trust, but potentially impacting N...

People from across Bristol's healthcare and developer communities came together on 23 April for the inaugural Bristol Health Tech Meetup at Engine Shed. The meetup saw more than 100 people, including developers, data experts, clinicians, patients, academ...

The Supporting Healthy Inclusive Neighbourhood Environments (SHINE) Health Integration Team held a Review Meeting on Tuesday 14 April which was attended by a variety of academics, individuals working in Public Health and Urban Design, Community Engagemen...

Building on the innovation discussion held in September, an innovative Make It weekend, held on 14-16 November, brought together health and care service providers, service users, designers, artists and developers to work on projects to improve health and...

Professor Dame Sally C Davies, Chief Medical Officer and Chief Scientific Adviser at the Department of Health, visited Bristol on 26 November to launch the National Institute of Health Research Collaboration for Leadership in Applied Health Research and...

Bristol's first Festival of Health explored the big issues facing the NHS and health, on 10-11 October at the Watershed in Bristol. The event was organised by Bristol Health Partners and the Festival of Ideas.

More than 50 people gathered to hear how the Child Injury Prevention and Injury Care (CIPIC) Health Integration Team are working in Bristol to help prevent children's injuries, and to improve outcomes for those children and families affected by injury.

On 6 November the Bristol Network for Early Years Health and Wellbeing HIT officially launches with an exhibition of children's art exploring health.

On 10-11 October, the Festival of Health explored the big issues facing the NHS and health today, including: How does the NHS work? Do we have a caring society? Should we focus more on prevention of illness through better living and creating healthier c...

The first open discussion of the ‘Bristol Health Collaborative’ on 9 September saw 50 health and care professionals, academics and members of the public meet to discuss the challenges the health and care system faces that could be solved by technology or...

In September, Severn Pathology hosted an event at Southmead Hospital Bristol which looked at the future of genomics in the NHS. Over the summer the Government announced a project to sequence 100,000 genes by 2017 – particularly mapping rare diseases and...

An autumn Season of Health will run in Bristol from September to November 2014, offering a varied and exciting programme of events that explore health both in Bristol and nationally.

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...

The University of the West of England, Bristol Alzheimer’s Society and the South-West Dementia and Neurodegenerative Diseases Research Network ran a Dementia Awareness week last week. This included a half-day dementia research conference.

The Avon Primary Care Research Collaborative (APCRC) seminar on Bristol Health Partners and our Health Integration Teams (HITs) on 19 November proved very popular, with more people than were registered turning up on the day.

The Supporting Healthy Inclusive Neighbourhood Environments Health Integration Team (SHINE HIT) launched on Thursday 26 September. Chairing the event, Angela Raffle explained: “We want to make Bristol a place where it’s easy to stay healthy.”...

The Child Injury Health Integration Team (CIPIC HIT) launched on Monday 2 September with a bold statement of intent to position Bristol at the forefront of child injury prevention and care. Julie Mytton, Co-ordinating Director of CIPIC, said during her o...

TEDMEDLive Bristol was the official launch of Bristol Health Partners and brought together some of Bristol's leading thinkers, researchers and innovators.

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