Leading innovators to feature in northern showcase

Innovations in healthcare products and services developed by NHS employees from across the Yorkshire and Humber and North East and North Cumbria regions are to be showcased at a dedicated event at Thirsk Racecourse on Thursday 13th October.


South Tees Bio-Incubator officially launched

The Bio-Incubator space, located at James Cook University Hospital in Middlesbrough, will give early stage biotechnology and life sciences companies access to facilities and expertise to support innovations in biomedical research.


CPI Announces Start of National Centre for Healthcare Photonics Project

The Centre for Process Innovation (CPI) has announced that the infrastructure design of the National Healthcare Photonics Centre has officially started.


Sir Bruce Keogh praises regions healthcare innovators

NHS England Medical Director Sir Bruce Keogh visited the region to celebrate the very best innovations developed by healthcare staff in the North East and North Cumbria at the Bright Ideas in Health Awards.


Bright Ideas in Health Awards Finalists Announced

The Finalists of the Bright Ideas in Health Awards 2016 have been announced.  Shortlisted from over 200 entries the winners will be awarded at the ceremony on 23 June at the Hilton Hotel Newcastle Gateshead.


AHSN NENC Impact Brochure 2016

The AHSN NENC new brochure is now available.


Health sciences are key to the Northern Powerhouse agenda

In this article from Chronicle Live, Dr Hakim Yadi of The Northern Health Science Alliance talks about the importance of health sciences for the Northern Powerhouse.


NHS Innovations North February Newsletter

The February edition of the NHS Innovations North newsletter has recently been distributed and can be viewed here.

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Bright Ideas Finalist Develops Educational Training Package

When the NHS Innovations North team met with Lynzee a discussion materialised about a training programme Lynzee had created through her work on the 3A’s project.


New Product Designed for Cancer Care Market

Consultants from the NHS Innovations North team provided specialist business support services to Newcastle based company, Go-Kit, who’s owner, Ingrid Henderson, called upon her personal experiences of recovering from breast cancer to design and develop a new product for the cancer care market.


Backing the ideas that could change the future of medicine

Newcastle company G-MED specializes in taking innovative ideas devised by people such as NHS nurses, and helping to develop them into a product that can be used in the medical field.


Hi we can help! Drug treatment website launches in York

A new online service has been launched by York’s Substance Misuse Partnership to help and support drug users, their families and local drug action teams.


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