May 2015

First ever EIT Health Summer School to be held in July

First ever EIT Health Summer School to be held in July

27 May 2015

Core and Associate Partners (CLC and InnoStars) of the EIT Health KIC are invited to the first ever EIT Health Summer School in July 2015.

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WMAHSN launches annual report

WMAHSN launches annual report

26 May 2015

At its Annual Stakeholder Event, held at Chateau Impney on 28 April, the WMAHSN launched its Annual Report 2014/15. This annual report illustrates how the WMAHSN has met its objectives over the past year, including the consolidation of achievements to date, continuing the shift from development to delivery phase in each of the clinical priorities and enabling themes, demonstrating outcome measures and leveraging additional funding and finance.

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Innovative projects invited to link under European health collaboration

Innovative projects invited to link under European health collaboration

15 May 2015

During the first Innovation Roadshow, held at the Technical University of Munich, on 8 and 9 May, EIT Health KIC partners were able to meet one another to discuss potential projects and areas of priority activity. Some guidance was also given regarding the type of projects requested and what would make a good project.

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Test your innovation in the NHS - learn about the Test Beds Programme and how to apply

Test your innovation in the NHS - learn about the Test Beds Programme and how to apply

15 May 2015

Test beds will serve as real world sites for evaluating ‘combinatorial’ innovations that integrate new technologies with new ways of delivering health services – and that offer the prospect of better care, and better patient experience of care, at lower overall cost.

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Paracetamol mystery shopper initiative scoops international pain award

Paracetamol mystery shopper initiative scoops international pain award

14 May 2015

A mystery shopper initiative, supported by WMAHSN and which seeks to check amount of paracetamol for pain that anyone can purchase over the counter from non-pharmacy shops, has scooped an international award.

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WMAHSN programme evaluation published in the BMJ

WMAHSN programme evaluation published in the BMJ

14 May 2015

The evaluation of an innovative programme which uses text messaging to support patients with their health needs and lifestyle choices has been published in one of the UK's most prestigious health journals.

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Venturefest West Midlands to shine spotlight on region’s rising innovators and entrepreneurs

Venturefest West Midlands to shine spotlight on region’s rising innovators and entrepreneurs

14 May 2015

Venturefest West Midlands – a new event and exhibition giving entrepreneurs and innovators the opportunity to meet, engage and discuss products with a national audience of investors – launches for the first time in the region this summer.

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