Newcastle Health Innovation Partners launches new animation

Newcastle Health Innovation Partners (NHIP) has launched a new animation to explain its role as a prestigious Academic Health Science Centre (AHSC) for our area. The new animation helps to explain how the National Institute for Health and Care Research (NHIR) and NHS England designate the status of AHSC to regional partnerships and how this […]

Sign up for the NHIP Academy Launch: Careers Re-imagined

You can now register to attend the launch of NHIP Academy, entitled ‘Careers Reimagined’. NHIP Academy provides career development opportunities for the next generation of health and care researchers. It offers a range of training programmes for individuals looking to establish, progress or navigate their academic career – from internships and pre-doctoral awards to doctoral, […]

Cancer test designed by Newcastle scientists could improve survival rates

The innovative work of a team of Newcastle scientists is allowing more people to be tested and treated for certain cancers in other major cities across England. The new test – which has been used for patients in the north east and north Cumbria since January 2022 – provides an improved ability to screen individuals […]

International Women’s Day: Some of the researchers who inspire us

International Women’s Day (8 March) is a time to celebrate the achievements of women across the globe. At Newcastle Health Innovation Partners (NHIP), we work with a multitude of inspirational female researchers across our partnership every day.  Here is a snapshot of just some of the many outstanding women researchers across our area for International […]

NIHR DCAF for Newcastle Physiotherapist

Paul McCallion is a physiotherapist at Newcastle’s Freeman Hospital where he specialises in respiratory conditions and in particular bronchiectasis – a long term condition that affects the airways in the lungs. Affecting over 300,000 people in the UK alone, bronchiectasis causes widening of the airways which can become inflamed with thick mucus. This is often […]

Newcastle BRC researchers win prestigious national honour

Researchers from the NIHR Newcastle Biomedical Research Centre (BRC) have been appointed or re-appointed as Senior Investigators – a title given to the most outstanding leaders in the NIHR research community. NIHR Senior Investigators are among the most prominent and prestigious researchers funded by the NIHR. They help guide research capacity development and enhance the career […]

Pioneering new method set to revolutionise life-saving transplant system

A pioneering new method to assess the quality of organs for donation is set to revolutionise the transplant system, saving lives and tens of millions of pounds. The digital health package, which has received over £1 million in funding from the National Institute for Health and Care Research (NIHR), works in the same way as […]

Working together to improve the lives of people with a Rare Disease

This Rare Disease Day (28 February 2023) we are shining a light on the incredible work delivered by partners across Newcastle in rare disease research and care delivery.  As a centre of research excellence, Newcastle has a distinguished history of research and clinical care in rare disease. It is home to the Newcastle Centre of Research […]

NHIP welcomes new Communications Team

Newcastle Health Innovation Partners is proud to announce the appointment of new Head of Communications, Melanie Armstrong, and Communications Officer, Bethany White Burley. The newly created communications function will work alongside Pro-vice Chancellor Faculty of Medical Sciences, Newcastle University and Director of NHIP, Professor David Burn and NHIP Chief Operating Officer, Hannah Powell to increase […]

PCAF community – expressions of interest for steering group

NHIP Academy has opened expressions of interest for a PCAF steering group, to help shape the PCAF community for the North East and North Cumbria. In November last year, NHIP Academy launched the regional PCAF community, to support and equip people who are at any point on the “PCAF pathway”. This includes those who are […]

APPLY NOW: NHIP Senior Clinical Fellow/Honorary Consultant posts

The NHIP Senior Clinical Fellow/Honorary Consultant posts are now open for applications. Applications are invited from medical and dental graduates who are at or close to the end of their clinical specialty training and have their certificate of completion of training (CCT) or are within six months of their CCT at the time of application. […]

Bringing together a regional pre-doctoral clinical and practitioner network

In November, NHIP Academy hosted a webinar to launch the Regional PCAF Community. This is a new initiative to link colleagues across the North East and North Cumbria who are on the PCAF pathway. PCAF is the HEE-NIHR Integrated Clinical and Practitioner Academic Programme, and the purpose of the community is to bring together anyone […]

New manager for Diagnostics NE and Therapeutics NE

NHIP Academy is pleased to announce the appointment of Mhairi Anderson as the new manager for Diagnostics NE (DxNE) and Therapeutics NE (TxNE). We welcome Mhairi Anderson who has been appointed as manager for Diagnostics NE and Therapeutics NE. This new role will play a key leadership role in the development and delivery of a […]

PCAF Community launch event

Join us at the PCAF Community launch event, Thursday 17th November We are making plans to create a PCAF (Practitioner Academic Fellowship) community across our region! This will support and inform colleagues in the North East and North Cumbria who are thinking about applying for a PCAF, or are already working towards one. To launch the […]

New Academy Manager for NHIP

We welcome Dr Amy Brown as Academy Manager for Newcastle Health Innovation Partners. Amy, who joined NHIP at the beginning of October, will work alongside Academy Director, Professor Dave Jones OBE, and NHIP Chief Operating Officer, Hannah Powell, to develop and deliver the Academy’s vision and plan. The Academy represents a flagship part of NHIP’s […]

WATCH BACK: NHIP Training Academy

How can NHIP help you to achieve your career aspirations? This hour long webinar provides you with information about the NHIP Academy, and how it can support you and your colleagues to achieve your career aspirations. Within the recording, you will find out how to become part of the Academy either as a trainee or […]

New Chief Operating Officer for NHIP

We welcome Hannah Powell as the new Chief Operating Officer for Newcastle Health Innovation Partners. Hannah joins us from the Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust where she has spent almost ten years as Directorate Manager, most recently for Clinical Research. Here, she has played an instrumental role in developing the research delivery infrastructure […]

Investing for the future

In this blog, NHIP Chief Operating Officer Peter Noble shares the successes of Newcastle Health Innovation Partners so far, and the impact and value to the North East and North Cumbria region. When Newcastle Health Innovation Partners (NHIP) was accredited as a regional Academic Health Science Centre (AHSC) in April 2020, it was not surprising […]

Levelling Up White Paper – Building on success

Responding to the Government’s landmark Levelling Up White Paper, our Chief Officer, Peter Noble, shares his views. Newcastle Health Innovation Partners (NHIP) brings together leading clinicians and academics to improve the health of the region. Through new ways of working across partners, we have been successful in attracting new funding to improve our research, education […]

New NHIP appointments

Newcastle Health Innovation Partners’ Director, Professor David Burn, announces two key appointments to further strengthen the NHIP team.

NHIP Advanced Therapies: Satellite Engagement Event

WATCH BACK: Setting the scene for the future of Advanced Therapies, Professor John Isaacs and Professor David Burn introduced this NHIP event which brought together colleagues working in this space.

The Digital Surgeon: NHIP Lightning Talk

WATCH BACK: Professors Naeem Soomro and Professor Paul Watson discuss the vision to revolutionise surgical practice by harnessing the power of robotics and AI technologies.

NHIP: Asking the right questions?

In this blog, NHIP Chief Operating Officer Peter Noble discusses the role and function of Newcastle Health Innovation Partner and the benefits AHSCs bring to regions.

The Unequal Pandemic: NHIP Lightning Talk

WATCH BACK: ‘Unequal Pandemic: COVID-19 and Health Inequalities’ provided an inspiring Lightning Talk by Clare Bambra, Professor of Public Health at Newcastle University, and Tom Hall, Director of Public Health at South Tyneside Council.

NHIP Global: Campus of the Future

WATCH BACK: Peter Noble, NHIP Chief Operating Officer, discusses the recent ‘Campus of the Future’ event which brought together global leaders to share perspectives on balancing the needs of a physical university with the emerging demands for health sciences learning and research.

Lightning Talk: Tackling COVID

WATCH BACK: NHIP’s Peter Noble reflects on the first in a series of Lightning Talks which explored the ways in which partners across the region have helped play a leading role in tackling the pandemic.

Ambition 2025

In this blog Newcastle Health Innovation Partners Chief Operating Officer, Peter Noble, reflects on “Ambition 2025”, NHIP’s recent celebration event held on 8th June.
The event saw 500 delegates register to hear from our five senior leaders and help shape future plans.

New Epilepsy Doctoral Training Hub for Newcastle

Epilepsy Research UK (ERUK) has awarded Newcastle University funding to create a Doctoral Training hub. This represents an investment of more than £500k to train and support new research students in the field of epilepsy.

Healthcare innovators to be celebrated at northern awards

Organised by the AHSN NENC, the Bright Ideas in Health Awards are open to individuals and teams from across the NHS, universities, and regional businesses and organisations working within the health sector.

Shaping future plans for Newcastle Health Innovation Partners

Newcastle Health Innovation Partners (NHIP) will showcase its early successes at its one-year anniversary event on Tuesday, June 8, 2021 where the NHIP’s five senior leaders will share insights on how partnership working has benefitted them.

NHIP welcomes NIHR CRN NENC director to strategy board

Leading regional clinician Professor Caroline Wroe has joined Newcastle Health Innovation Partners’ Strategy Board. Caroline is Clinical Director of the CRN NENC and will bring a wealth of valuable insight and expertise to NHIP.

BLOG: NHIP vision taking shape

As Newcastle Health Innovation Partners (NHIP) approaches its one-year anniversary, our Chief Operating Officer, Peter Noble, gives an insight into some of the exciting plans on the horizon for our flourishing AHSC.
Newcastle Health Innovation Partners is moving at pace!

City leaders back groundbreaking new partnership

Collaborative Newcastle, an innovative and ambitious new partnership, seeking to improve the health, wealth and wellbeing of everyone in Newcastle and transform the provision of health and social care in the City, has recently been launched.

Innovation Lab opens as part of Integrated Covid Hub

The innovation lab is part of the Integrated Covid Hub North East and hosted by Newcastle Hospitals.
The team at this specialist lab is working to accelerate the development and use of new Covid diagnostic tests.

Prestigious Fellowships awarded to local researchers

Congratulations to Colette Kirk and Simon Hackett who have both secured HEE/NIHR Integrated Clinical Academic Senior Clinical Lectureship Fellowships.
The awards will improve the health of local people for the next 5 years.

Improving Education into Multiple Long Term Conditions

Newcastle Health Innovation Partners has brought together an Education and Training Group to close the gap between education into ageing and multiple long term conditions and the needs of the population.

Chief Operating Officer, Peter Noble

I’m delighted to join Newcastle Health Innovation Partners (NHIP). It is a wonderful achievement securing national accreditation, which has been long overdue and so congratulations to the leadership team for pulling this off and to everyone in the research community.

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