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New initiative to showcase South West’s life sciences ecosystem

We’re pleased to be supporting the launch of a new initiative to increase the visibility of the South West’s growing life sciences ecosystem. South West Life Sciences brings together eight partner organisations with expertise across discovery, development, investment and innovation in the life sciences: Bristol Health Partners, Health Innovation West of England, Bristol Trials Centre,…

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Our videos for care home staff reach 2 million views

A suite of videos produced to help carers and clinicians recognise when someone may be unwell has now been watched over 2 million times – and counting! In 2019, NHS England (formerly Health Education England) commissioned Health Innovation West of England and Health Innovation Wessex to develop an online library of videos and e-learning materials.…

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Consultation on a new pathway for the commissioning of MedTech in the NHS

NHS England and the National Institute for Health and Care (NICE) have launched a joint consultation on proposals to introduce a new pathway for the appraisal, funding and commissioning of MedTech in the NHS. The proposals aim to ensure patients can benefit from faster access to the growing number of cutting-edge products recommended by NICE.…

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Celebrating excellence in research and innovation at the RUH staff awards

The highest quality of innovation, care and compassion was recognised at the recent annual awards ceremony for the Royal United Hospitals Bath (RUH) NHS Foundation Trust. Winners of the You Matter Awards were selected from over 130 nominations in 16 categories, thanking staff for their exceptional dedication to people they care for, the people they…

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Black Maternity Matters statement: APPG on birth trauma inquiry report

The Black Maternity Matters collaborative welcomes the report released by the APPG on Birth Trauma sharing the findings of its inquiry. We honour and thank the women and families who have shared their traumatic experiences at psychological cost to their wellbeing, in order to make significant change to the way perinatal care is provided through…

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10 tips for securing vital funding to develop your healthcare product or service

Our third webinar in our popular Ask the Expert series focused on investment readiness, with four experts sharing their insights into how healthtech innovators can best secure vital funding to develop their healthcare products and services. Here are some of their top hints and tips for success… 1. Tap into the expertise available in the…

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