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A major new project is inviting people to its virtual launch event, to find out more about how it will be working with people of African and Caribbean heritage to tackle HIV infections and stigma in these communities in Bristol and the surrounding area.Co

The West of England Academic Health Science Network is running a new winter series of interactive online workshops will deliver the basic theory of QI and help attendees apply their learning.Gain a basic understanding and practical knowledge of applying Q

Whooping cough is widespread, highly contagious and serious for new-born babies. However, 30 per cent of pregnant women in the UK do not receive the whooping cough vaccine, leading to avoidable illness and death and the Covid-19 pandemic appears to be hav...

NHS England and NHS Improvement have produced a short film which describes:what a vaccine ishow vaccines are madewhy you should get a vaccinewhether a vaccine makes you illand how to decide whether to have a vaccine.

A new survey from researchers at NIHR ARC West and the University of Bristol has been launched to understand how sure people want to be that they’ve got coeliac disease before starting a gluten-free diet. Coeliac disease is when a person’s immune res...

The pandemic continues to be extremely challenging for people living with dementia and their carers, family and friends.Southern Brooks, along with several local partner organisations, have organised support groups for people with dementia and their carer...

A major new project is inviting people to its virtual launch event, to find out more about how it will be working with people of African and Caribbean heritage to tackle HIV infections and stigma in these communities in Bristol and the surrounding area.Co...

During 2019-20, Amanda was Bristol Health Partners’ Research in Residence with a focus on mental health services. She is a Senior Lecturer in Medical Sociology at the University of Bristol. My Research in Residence Fellowship at Bristol Health Partner...

Nurse-led telephone management of patients with chlamydia and gonorrhoea could provide a better service for patients and reduce GP workloads, according to a study by researchers at the University of Bristol and NIHR ARC West published in BMC Family Practi...

New research suggests testing people’s memory over four weeks could identify who is at higher risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease before it has developed. Importantly, the trial found testing people’s ability to retain memories for longer time p...

Members of our Movement Disorders Health Integration Team (MOVE HIT) have published a protocol in BMJ Open for a study on how new technologies could be used to better monitor the symptoms of Parkinson's Disease.This work has been a close collaboration wit...

During a span of two weeks in November 2020, the Adverse Childhood Experiences Health Integration Team (ACE HIT) brought together over 700 attendees from across Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire (BNSSG) for a webinar series: Adversity,...

As the holiday season is quickly approaching, it is important for people to be mindful and take care of their mental health during what can be for some, a stressful and anxious time. The Eating Disorders Health Integration Team (ED HIT) has created a cale...

Bristol Somali Youth Voice and the Bristol Somali Forum have produced a report looking at the impact of COVID-19 on Bristol's Somali community. The report includes case studies and survey results which reveal how the pandemic has made the challenges and i...

The REPROVIDE study is testing a group intervention to help men who are violent or abusive in their relationships with women. We are looking for the support of agencies who work with families affected by domestic violence to refer men who are willing to p...

The Chronic Pain Health Integration Team (HIT) conducted a survey of chronic pain service providers across Bristol and Bath during the summer months to see how the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted them. The majority of services moved to online and...

A new campaign to support older people with frailty admitted to hospital in an emergency has launched today. Many people worry about the possibility of an emergency hospital admission, and the coronavirus pandemic will be heightening these concerns. The ...

In light of the current COVID-19 pandemic, it is even more important to highlight and share sources of support and advice for people who have eating disorders, eating issues and other health conditions. Led by our PPI leads, the EDHIT team has produ...

A study looking at how children's immune systems respond to COVID-19, and to vaccines for other infectious diseases, is asking children under the age of 20 who live in the Bristol area to consider taking part. The research project is being run by the Bri...

The Bristol Brain Centre, based at Southmead Hospital, is inviting people from Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire who are affected by REM sleep behaviour disorder to join a new patient and public involvement (PPI) group that is helping to s...

Bristol Health Partners held its annual Health Integration Team (HIT) Conference as an entirely virtual event this year because of the pandemic. The event, “COVID-19 Call to Action: What else can we achieve in health and social care?”, took place b...

The latest edition of Children & Young People Now includes a special report on adverse childhood experiences (ACE). The report features an article on the ACE Ambassadors scheme that is a key part of the work of our Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE) Heal...

The latest newsletter from our Sexual Health Improvement Health Integration Team (SHIP HIT) covers updates and achievements from the team over the first half of the year. Highlights include:HIT funding renewalSHIP HIT's work with Fast Track CitiesCommon A...

The University of Bristol and UWE Bristol have joined forces with health care partners in the city to set up a collaborative research hub to improve the delivery of emergency care in Bristol and the surrounding area. The new hub, Research in Emergency Car...

A druggable pocket in the SARS-CoV-2 Spike protein that could be used to stop the virus from infecting human cells has been discovered by an international team of scientists led by the University of Bristol. The researchers say their findings, published...

Ensuring pupils and staff stay safe when they return to school this autumn is a major challenge because there is very little scientific evidence on the incidence and transmission of COVID-19 within schools. A ground-breaking research project will test whe...

In the latest paper to be published in the Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine, more than 20 data experts working in the NHS and health and care environment conclude that there are currently missed opportunities in the potential usage of NHS data.

A new free-to-download app to help people navigate the coronavirus pandemic has been launched for Apple and Android devices. The ‘Coronavirus Support App (UK)’ has been created by Expert Self Care with support from Bristol Health Partners and eight ot...

Resources We have successfully run the workshop in other regions and are committed to making the resources open for others to use and adapt for non-commercial endeavours. Example of digital health briefing document (PDF) - We provided participa...

Health Data Research UK (HDR UK) have announced a new partnership led by the University of Bristol that will join up data and improve patient care in the South West. The HDR UK Better Care South-West Partnership is being awarded £1.2 million over three...

Due to the current COVID-19 pandemic and the increasing pressures on the NHS, a number of Bristol Health Partners and health network events have been postponed or cancelled. Please check our Events page for the latest updates. If the event you were origin...

NIHR Applied Research Collaboration West (ARC West) Applied health research to address the issues facing the health and social care system ARC West conducts applied health research with its partners and others in the health and care sector, alongside...

Bristol Trials Centre (BTC) Collaborating with you to set up and manage studies, from grant application to publishing results The Bristol Trials Centre collaborates with researchers as academic partners to design and deliver studies. From turning r...

NIHR South West Research Design Service (RDS) A bespoke service to help you design studies and successfully apply for grants The RDS South West, which is hosted by University Hospitals Bristol NHS Foundation Trust (UH Bristol), supports researchers to...

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