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The number of people using insulin to treat diabetes trebled between 1991 and 2010, researchers from the Universities of Bristol and Cardiff have found. In a study published in the Journal of Diabetes, Obesity and Metabolism, a team reviewed Clinical P...

Avon & Wiltshire Mental Health Partnership NHS Trust's Research and Development team have launched the Memory Research Register (MRR). The register helps people with memory problems and their carers to take part in research.

Avon and Wiltshire Mental Health Partnership NHS Trust have launched a website for the Best Evidence Summaries of Topics in Mental Health (BEST in MH) service.

University of Bristol's Professor Jenny Donovan gives an update on NIHR CLAHRC West, which officially started on 1 January 2014.

North Bristol NHS Trust Chief Executive Andrea Young has taken over as the chair of Bristol Health Partners. Here she reflects on the opportunities and challenges ahead.

A new Health Integration Team (HIT) looking at chronic kidney disease (CKD) has been given the green light by the Bristol Health Partners Executive Group. Led by North Bristol NHS Trust, the team director is Dr Fergus Caskey, Consultant Nephrologist at S...

It’s the time of year when we’re all plagued by coughs and colds. The Respiratory Infections Health Integration Team, also known as RuBICoN HIT, is working hard to reduce the burden of these illnesses on both the NHS and the population of Bristol.

North Bristol NHS Trust Chief Executive Andrea Young has taken over as chair of the Bristol Health Partners board.

New AWP appointment in R&D

Dr Julian Walker, consultant forensic clinical psychologist, has been appointed as permanent research and development director for AWP.

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.

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