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Today we celebrate 70 years of the NHS - the first universal health care system to be established anywhere in the world...

Rachael Gooberman-Hill, Director of Elizabeth Blackwell Institute for Health Research, University of Bristol, describes the Institute's innovative approach to global health challenges. Another Bristol Firsts blog to mark NHS70.

Anne Frampton, Consultant in Emergency Medicine, and Andrew Hollowood, Clinical Chair, both at University Hospitals Bristol NHS Foundation Trust, describe the development of the SPEaC Happy App.

Professor Jean Golding, who has been announced as one of the National Institute for Health Research's seven NHS70 research legends, tells the story of developing Children of the 90s, a unique cohort study spanning three generations in the Bristol area.

Professor Peter Mathieson, who is now Vice-Chancellor of the University of Edinburgh, was the first Director of Bristol Health Partners. Here he talks about the early days of the partnership. This blog is part of the Bristol Firsts series.

The University of Bristol's Professor Peter Fleming describes the work that led to the Back to Sleep campaign, which advised parents to put their babies to sleep on their backs to prevent Sudden Infant Death Syndrome, saving 25,000 babies' lives.

Salena Williams, Senior Nurse in the Psychiatric Liaison team at the Bristol Royal Infirmary, writes about the creation and development of the Bristol Self-Harm Surveillance Register. Salena is also a Director of the Improving Care in Self-Harm Health In...

Dr Emma Redfern, ED consultant at the Bristol Royal Infirmary, writes about the creation and development of their Emergency Department (ED) safety checklist which is now being rolled out nationally, as part of our Bristol Firsts blog series.

Julie Coulthard, Public Health Principal in Bristol City Council’s Young People’s Public Health Team, describes the development of the Big Book of Bristol Healthy Schools, an A2 book of photos and illustrations made by local school children.

2018 marks the 70th anniversary of the NHS. To mark the occasion, we are looking for anyone who has their 70th birthday this year and has participated in health research, who would be willing to share their story with the media.

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