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An initiative which aims to introduce teaching about sustainable healthcare into the medical curriculum so that graduates are prepared to contribute to the coming changes in the NHS was reported in The Lancet on 29 November.

The Honorary Degree of Doctor of Science from the University of the West of England (UWE) was awarded to Dr Deborah Evans on the 26 November, in recognition of her significant contribution in the field of health.

Patient Voice South (PVS) is a network dedicated to improving patient and public participation (PPP) in the design and delivery of healthcare across the South of England.

Following an open competition in the summer of 2014, the membership of the NIHR School for Primary Care Research (NIHR SPCR) from 1 October 2015 to 30 September 2020 will comprise nine members including the Centre for Academic Primary Care at the Univers...

Service users and staff on Laurel Ward at Avon and Wiltshire Mental Health Partnership NHS Trust's Callington Road Hospital have created their own mini seaside resort in part of their garden. Laurel Ward assesses and treats service users with dementia wh...

Congratulations to Bristol CCG and Bristol Community Rose Clinic, which won the Primary Care and Community Service Redesign category at the 2014 Health Service Journal (HSJ) Awards.

Chief Medical Officer for England Professor Dame Sally Davies is visiting Bristol on 26 November, to meet researchers who are helping to combat key public health issues and to officially launch a new partnership established to improve health and healthca...

To mark alcohol awareness week, Bristol City Council cabinet member for health Gus Hoyt reflects on the effects alcohol can have on people in the run up to Christmas.

Festival of Health round-up

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.

Focus on BoNEE

Deprivation in Bristol is higher than average for England, with nearly 20,000 children living in poverty. The Bristol Network for Equality in Early Years Health and Wellbeing Health Integration Team (BoNEE HIT) aims to tackle these health inequalities th...

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