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New report highlights support needed for people affected by bladder and bowel conditions

A new insights and key learnings report, presenting the lived experiences of people affected by bladder and bowel control issues, has been published. Voices for Change is the result of...

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    Translating academic research ideas into health and care innovation

    Faiza Abdul Aziz is an impact administrator and master’s student at the University of Bath, who recently attended our Lunch with Impact event for University of Bath researchers, hosted by...

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      getUBetter selected for NHS Innovation Accelerator programme

      getUBetter – an evidence-based digital self-management platform for all common musculoskeletal conditions – which began its early journey on our Health Innovation Programme – has recently been selected by the...

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        Piloting innovations in real-world settings: Future Challenges evaluation reports published

        The West of England AHSN’s Future Challenges programme has been a ground breaking way to support innovators and local partners to pilot innovations and validate them in a real-world setting....

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          LatchAid secures £1m seed funding to expand breastfeeding app

          LatchAid, the Gloucestershire-based innovative breastfeeding support app, which began its health innovation journey on our 2018 Health Innovation Programme (HIP), today announces that it has closed its seed funding round with a...

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            Revolution-ZERO secures SBRI funding to address NHS Net Zero target

            Revolution-ZERO – a sustainable, zero waste targeted medical textiles initiative – has been awarded SBRI Healthcare funding to support the NHS in its ambition to reduce its carbon footprint and...

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              Eighth cohort of HIPsters graduate from Health Innovation Programme 

              A new group of HIPsters has successfully graduated from our Health Innovation Programme (HIP) 2021. The HIP – an intensive, fully-funded course that helps entrepreneurs to develop business propositions with...

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                LatchAid’s innovative breastfeeding app prescribed across NHS regions

                Gloucestershire-based LatchAid, the innovative breastfeeding support app which began its health innovation journey on our 2018 Health Innovation Programme (HIP), is now available on NHS prescription to new mums in select regions. Dr...

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                  The latest Innovation Exchange podcast is out now!

                  How to get financial support for developing and commercialising innovation is hugely important to the innovators out there, and it is an area that our teams in the West of...

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                  NHS releases digital playbooks, featuring West of England Carey McClellan’s solution, getUBetter

                  NHSX has released a series of digital playbooks, providing clinical teams and organisations with digital resources to support and improve the delivery of patient pathways. The digital playbooks, which have been...

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                  Meet the innovator

                  Andrew Jackson is a West of England AHSN innovator and the CEO of ProReal – an immersive virtual world technology platform. Here, he talks about his drive to help young people learn better resilience...

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                  Meet the innovators

                  Brenda McHugh, from the Anna Freud Centre for Children and Families, and Harry Stevens from Rugged Interactive, are West of England AHSN innovators and project partners in our Future Challenges programme. Brenda is a Consultant...

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