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With young people’s mental health hitting the headlines, a Bristol-developed free app giving people easy, quick and discreet access to reliable information and advice about self-harm and suicidal thoughts is now included on the NHS Apps Library.

Online GP consultation systems may not be the silver bullet for reducing GP workload and patient waiting times that government policymakers are hoping for, NIHR-funded research from the University of Bristol has found.

Eye injection drugs recommended by NICE cost the NHS up to £447 million annually, but could be replaced by an unlicensed drug, bevacizumab, costing as much as ten times less.

Hospital trusts across the country are being urged to use an initiative developed in Bristol to improve patient safety in emergency departments.

NHS England has awarded University Hospitals Bristol NHS Foundation Trust £750k to extend psychiatric liaison services in the emergency department at the Bristol Royal Infirmary. This means they will be available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

The Accessible Information Standard sets out requirements for NHS and adult social care providers to identify, record, flag, share and meet the information and communication needs of people with a disability, impairment or sensory loss.

The Sustainability and Transformation Plan (STP) summary for Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire is now available for you to give your feedback on.

The West of England Academic Health Science Network (AHSN) is working in partnership with NHS England the AHSN Network to lead a new search for the world’s best health innovators to help improve patients’ lives. The NHS Innovation Accelerator 2016 launch...

Following his keynote address at the NHS Research and Development (R&D) Forum on 24 May, Peter Brindle believes our NHS should stand out as the most evidence informed healthcare system in the world, with NHS R&D at the heart of making this a reality.

Researchers at the Universities of Bristol, Keele and University College London have fed back early research findings to help shape the development of a NHS England commissioned service for GPs with mental health problems.

Patients in the West of England will be among the first to benefit from a major new drive to modernise how the NHS delivers care, NHS Chief Executive Simon Stevens announced on Friday 22 January at the World Economic Forum in Davos.

NHS reorganisation, coupled with increased GP workload and reduced time for patient care, are combining to force many doctors to leave general practice early, according to a significant new study.

The West of England has been awarded NHS Genomic Medicine Centre status as part of the unique, innovative and world-leading 100,000 Genomes Project. Yorkshire and the Humber have also been added to the 11 centres already up and running.

Researchers from the University of Bristol have contributed to the Chief Medical Officer’s annual report for 2015, which focuses on women’s health with a priority of preventing and overcoming health inequality in the UK.

More than £150,000 will be awarded to new ideas to address England's biggest healthcare challenges in the first wave of 2015's NHS Innovation Challenge Prizes.

The University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) has been chosen as one of seven new sites to develop Patient Centred Outcome Measures (POCMs) by NHS England. The new centres will mean that children and young people will play a more active role in dec...

NHS England is inviting healthcare pioneers from around the world to apply to develop and scale their tried and tested innovations across parts of the NHS.

West of England Academic Health Science Network (WEAHSN) hosted a special visit from Professor Sir Bruce Keogh, NHS England’s Medical Director on 21 February at the Bristol and Bath Science Park in Emerson’s Green.

Bristol Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) and Avon and Wiltshire Partnership Mental Health Trust have welcomed a report that has shown that Bristol has ‘gone green’ for its work on dementia care.

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