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Summary Findings: A Co-Designed Approach to Cardiovascular Disease Prevention in Middlesbrough

The Innovation in Healthcare Inequalities Programme (InHIP) project in Middlesbrough, gathered behavioural insights from targeted Core20Plus5 population, to understand the barriers and challenges

A regional approach to lipid management

Dr Pete Carey discusses the regional approach that the North East and North Cumbria have developed, towards lipid management.

AHSN NENC enters new era under new name

The Academic Health Science Network for the North East and North Cumbria is entering a new era under a new name…welcome to Health Innovation North East and North Cumbria (HI NENC). Following the successful five-year relicence of England’s 15 regional…

Preventing cardiovascular disease through primary care

This National Cholesterol Month, Dr Tim Butler shares tools and advice to help primary care staff prevent CVD and improve patient outcomes.

Resources developed to guide innovators through evaluation process

Experts at HI NENC have created a suite of resources to support innovators with evaluating their solutions. Evaluation, backed with solid evidence, is a key part of quality control and can inform where innovations should be scaled up and spread….

Pilot project trialling health checks in the community increase detection of conditions linked to high blood pressure

New figures show that the NHS in the North East and North Cumbria is the best in the country for controlling blood pressure, despite challenges that come from long-standing inequalities and poor health. To mark Know Your Numbers Week* (4th-10th…

Annual conference unites pharmacy professionals from across the North and beyond

Leading figures and rising stars within the pharmacy sector came together for the Great North Pharmacy Research Collaborative Conference. The annual event was attended by over 240 pharmacy professionals who heard from a line-up of expert speakers during the day…

AHSN NENC helping to improve health and economy in the region

Over the last year, the Academic Health Science Network for the North East and North Cumbria has supported hundreds of innovations, leveraged millions of pounds of funding, and helped to create and safeguard jobs across the North East and North…

75 years of innovation in healthcare

This year, the National Health Service turns 75. Founded on 5 July 1948, the NHS was the first universal health system to be available to all, free at the point of delivery. It was groundbreaking then and it continues to…

Invitation to quote for Lipid Management and Familial Hypercholesterolemia (FH) Programme Evaluation

The Academic Health Science Network North East and North Cumbria (AHSN NENC) is inviting bids to tender for a research partner to undertake an evaluation of the national Lipid Management and Familial Hypercholesterolemia (FH) programme, as part of a wider…

First impact report published for Digital Pioneers programme

The Academic Health Science Network for the North East and North Cumbria (AHSN NENC) has published their first Digital Pioneers programme impact report. The Digital Pioneers programme was launched in April 2022 to provide education to the workforce and drive…

Thousands of North East patients to benefit from revolutionary cholesterol testing

A new at-home cholesterol test that will identify people at risk of heart attacks and strokes is being piloted in the North East of England. Around 10,000 people across the North East will be some of the first in the…

AHSN NENC aims to become net zero by 2030

The Academic Health Science Network for the North East and North Cumbria (AHSN NENC) has published its first carbon reduction plan which summarises how the organisation aims to reach net zero by 2030, 10 years ahead of the wider target…

New report highlights economic impact of kidney disease

A new independent report published by Kidney Research UK this week highlights the economic impact of kidney disease. The report Kidney disease: A UK public health emergency reveals how kidney disease is costing the UK economy £7 billion a year…

2023-2024 Project Call for Digital Solutions in Primary Care

*This project call has now closed* The Academic Health Science Network North East North Cumbria (AHSN NENC) is launching a project call, inviting applications from innovators to bid for funding to develop digital solutions that address two digital needs within…