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Thousands of patients in West of England set to benefit from world-leading innovations

New treatments and tests are being delivered as part of the NHS’ Innovation and Technology Payment (ITP) programme, which is fast-tracking the roll-out of latest technology across the country, building on progress in the past two years. They include a liquid gel spacer, first used on an NHS patient at University Hospitals Bristol, which can…

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Create Open Health bootcamp

Digital solutions to support young people’s mental health

On 26 and 27 April people from all walks of life and professions gathered at an intensive two-day bootcamp to work on new digital and technology-based solutions to support positive mental health and build resilience in young people. The bootcamp was part of the Create Open Health initiative, which we launched earlier this year alongside Creative England and The Wellcome Trust.

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Powering community engagement with hyvr

We’re pleased to announce we have chosen four exemplar voluntary sector initiatives to receive expertise and funding support, allowing them to use hyvr to power community engagement.

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Megan Kirbyshire

Meet the team: Megan Kirbyshire

Megan Kirbyshire is a Senior Project Manager here at the West of England AHSN. Her role is to facilitate the roll-out of two national programmes: ESCAPE-pain and Serenity Integrated Mentoring (SIM). Our Communications Officer, Lauren Hoskin, caught up with Megan to find out more about ESCAPE-pain and the world of physiotherapy. What brought you to…

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PReCePT shortlisted for Patient Safety Awards 2019

PReCePT has been shortlisted for an HSJ Patient Safety Award in the Maternity and Midwifery Services Initiative of the Year category.

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Competition for innovations – launch of The Future Challenges

We have just launched the Future Challenges – a national call offering up to £40,000 to companies with a product or service already on the market.

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