Health Research

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  • Bath Pain Forum Autumn 2013

    Psychological Treatments for Chronic Pain: Evidence, Challenges and Opportunities A presentation by Professor Chris Eccleston, Department for Health, University of Bath, Director of the Centre for Pain Research and Coordinating Editor of the Pain Palliative and Supportive Care (PaPaS) Cochrane...

  • Assisted Living Action Network (ALAN) Events

    Simulation, Robotics and Telemedicine: Innovation Driving Patient Care Tuesday 12 November 2013 at UWE Exhibition and Conference Centre, Bristol, BS34 8QZ This one-day conference has been organised by Health Education South West, the Royal Society of Medicine, and Bristol Robotics...

  • Struggling to be me with chronic pain - a short film

    This is a short film based on a synthesis of 77 qualitative studies exploring the experience of over a thousand adults with chronic musculoskeletal pain. The script is drawn from peoples' own words about what it is like to live...

  • Making involvement in dementia research count

    This day will celebrate the partnerships between scientists and the public that lie at the heart of dementia research at the University of the West of England. The morning will include focussed presentations, each lasting about ten minutes, emphasising how...

  • Training opportunity from WEAHSN

    As part of the Evidence Based Commissioning initiative, the West of England Academic Health Science Network would like to offer Commissioning member organisations a day’s training delivered by Government Knowledge and the University of Chester, and designed to help people...

  • Calling all Scientists & Engineers

    The Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council will soon launch its first Science Photo Competition, open to all EPSRC-supported researchers and students. Enter the competition to share your research through pictures. Prizes will be awarded in a range of categories....

  • Not just ticking boxes – patient and public involvement (PPI) boosts study success

    It’s official:  patient involvement increases the likelihood of study success.  Research from King’s College, London[1], found that studies which collaborated with service users were up to four times more likely to recruit successfully than those which only consulted them. Researchers...

  • Watch Bristol's health innovators - videos from TEDMEDLive Bristol

    Bristol Health Partners hosted TEDMEDLive Bristol on 18 April 2013 at the MShed in Bristol. TEDMEDLive Bristol was the official launch of Bristol Health Partners and brought together some of Bristol's leading thinkers, researchers and innovators. The event aimed to inspire...

  • The Future of Digital Health and the Role of Sensors Meeting

    Date: 30 October 2013 Venue: The Paintworks, Bath Road, Bristol Time: 10:00 - 17:00 The recent launch of the Academic Health Science Networks (AHSN) opens up new opportunities for companies to engage with the NHS, providing “a systematic delivery mechanism...

  • WEAHSN launch the first Evidence into Practice Challenge 2013/14

    The West of England AHSN is a new geographical network which brings together the local Universities, NHS Trusts, social enterprises who provide community health and social care services, Clinical Commissioning groups and colleagues from industry and is launching its first...