Bristol Health Partners

The Make It weekend hackathon brought together health and care service providers, service users, designers and developers to work on projects to improve health and care in Bristol.

 

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 healthcare across the West.

 

A round up of what happened at Bristol's first Festival of Health, which 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.

 

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.

 
Focus on BoNEE

19 Nov 2014

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 that have a profound and lifelong impact on the health and wellbeing of children.

 

The General Practitioners Committee (GPC) of the British Medical Association is undertaking an investigation into prescribing, following the Improving Care in Self-Harm Health Integration Team (STITCH HIT) called for medicines that are lethal in overdose to be dispensed in small batches without extra cost to the patient.

 
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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