Summary for 2015

29 September 2016

The September edition of Partnership Press, our monthly newsletter, is now available. This month we celebrate the huge funding boost received by the Biomedical Research Centres within the UCLPartners region. As always, you can find the latest news, events and funding opportunities across the partnershi...

27 September 2016

The UCLPartners End of Life Care (EOLC) project team has exceeded its target for 1000 healthcare staff to be trained in improved end-of-life care by 31 March 2017, reaching the target within just eleven months. UCLPartners is supporting the implementation of a new approach to EOLC, following the independent review and p...

26 September 2016

SBRI Healthcare, an NHS England investment fund, today announced the opening of its autumn competition. Entrepreneurs are invited to apply for up to £1.1 million investment to develop and commercialise innovations with a focus on building general practice of the future. Game changing technologies are needed that address...

21 September 2016

Prof Paul Dolan

Guest blog by Professor Paul Dolan, Professor of Behavioural Science at the London School of Economics Evidence shows that small changes in behaviour can lead to significant changes in wellbeing. However, even with the best intentions, altering your habits can be challenging. One great example of this is that many p...

21 September 2016

Thank you to everyone that took part in our stakeholder survey during August and September. The survey, conducted by NHS England in partnership with YouGov, is now closed. More than 2,000 people across the country provided their feedback on working with the 15 Academic Health Science Networks (AHSNs), with over 150 givin...

15 September 2016

This week NHS research has received an unprecedented boost following a government announcement that funding totaling £816 million will be invested into the area. This is the largest investment ever to be made into UK health research. Funding will be spread over the next five years and will benefit multiple projects incl...

14 September 2016

Professor Joanne Hackett, Director of Commercial Development, is leaving UCLPartners on 30 September to join Precision Medicine Catapult. Joanne will join the Catapult team as Chief Commercial Officer with responsibility for supporting the growth of the UK precision medicine industry, bringing health and economic benefits t...

13 September 2016

South Devon and Torbay will be the country’s first CCG to implement a digital recommendation tool from NHS Innovation Accelerator company, HealthUnlocked. The new service is set to provide individuals with a social prescription based on their long term condition and location. Social prescriptions have been in use in va...