Bristol Health Partners

"The key is to make it as easy as possible for people to make healthy lifestyle choices": Becky Pollard, new Director of Public Health in Bristol, talks about her priorities for improving health in the city and the importance of partnership working to achieve better health for Bristol.

 
HIT conference a hit

19 Jun 2015

Bristol Health Partners held its second annual Health Integration Team (HIT) conference on 12 June, which was attended by more than 130 academics, clinicians, commissioners, patients and others from organisations across Bristol, South Gloucestershire and North Somerset.

 

Healthy City Week Bristol, part of European Green Capital, is from 12-18 October. The Bristol Green Capital Partnership are looking for ideas for the programme, and people and organisations who can contribute events and stories to make the week a success.

 

The West of England Academic Health Science Network, Clinical Research Network: West of England and National Institute for Health Research Collaboration for Leadership in Applied Health Research and Care West are running a joint conference on 15 October at Cheltenham Racecourse on collaborative innovation.

 

A ground breaking new book, the Routledge Handbook of Planning for Health and Wellbeing, is launching in Bristol on Thursday 2 July at the Watershed. Aimed at decision-makers in control of urban planning, transport policy and how our cities are developed, this handbook is co-authored by SHINE HIT's Marcus Grant.

 

Our 2014-15 annual review was launched at our annual Health Integration Team (HIT) conference on 12 June. The Bristol Health Partners annual review showcases the work of the partnership and includes updates from our HITs and a round-up of the health research activity across Bristol and the partner organisations.

 
About us

Bristol Health Partners is a collaboration between the city's three NHS trusts, three clinical commissioning groups, two universities and its local authority. We aim to maximise Bristol's health research, and to transform the understanding, prevention and treatment of key health problems in Bristol.  

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HITs

Our Health Integration Teams (HITs) are cross-organisational and interdisciplinary groups. They are tackling major health priorities by working together in a new integrated way.

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