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BBC Radio 1Xtra talks to Common Ambition Bristol for new podcast

  • 12th August 2022
Bristol’s Common Ambition project has been featured on a BBC Radio 1Xtra podcast. The episode…

Increase in non-COVID-19 respiratory infections predicted this winter

  • 9th August 2022
An increase in the number of non-COVID-19 respiratory infections should be expected this winter, say…

Award win for video about social media and young people’s mental health

  • 27th July 2022
A video created by Lizzy Winstone and members of NIHR ARC West and Bristol BRC’s…

Pfizer-BioNTech and AstraZeneca vaccines offer high protection against severe COVID-19, six months after second doses, study finds

  • 20th July 2022
Protection against severe COVID-19 by two doses of Pfizer-BioNTech and AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines remained…

How the Hope project helped men at risk of suicide

  • 14th July 2022
A project to help men aged 30-64 who are at risk of suicide has…

First in human study to assess knee cartilage repair implant launches at Southmead Hospital

  • 13th July 2022
A new first in human study to assess the safety and performance of FibroFix…

Poor communication of test results poses risk for patients

  • 12th July 2022
A lack of clear systems for communicating test results in primary care can lead…

People from low socioeconomic backgrounds could reduce chronic kidney disease risk with regular exercise, study suggests

  • 12th July 2022
New research has found people from lower socioeconomic backgrounds who regularly exercise could substantially…

Digital fitness service to encourage people in under-represented groups to increase exercise

  • 1st July 2022
UWE Bristol is partnering with start-up Tendertec on a £1.8m UK Research and Innovation (UKRI)-funded…

Knee replacement surgery decreased after NHS policies on a patient’s weight were introduced, worsening health inequalities, study finds

  • 29th June 2022
New research has found that weight/body mass index (BMI) policies introduced by NHS commissioning…

Bristol’s Children of the 90s study helps scientists pinpoint those most at risk of long COVID

  • 28th June 2022
Bristol-based study Children of the 90s has helped improve understanding of the causes and…

Annual review 2021-22 out now

  • 28th June 2022
The Bristol Health Partners Academic Health Science Centre annual review showcases the work of…