May 2021 26

Bright Ideas in Health is back for 2021!


After a year’s break, the Bright Ideas in Health Awards return for 2021 and will celebrate the achievements of healthcare innovators from across the region and beyond, hosted by the Academic Health Sciene Network North East and North Cumbria.


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Dec 2019 02

Bright Ideas in Health Awards 2019 - Winner!


The Trust was a winner at Bright Ideas in Health Award 2019 held in Newcastle.

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Jun 2019 03

Bright Ideas in Health 2019 - Launch


The Bright Ideas in Health Awards competition is now celebrating its sixteenth year. The Awards are organised by our regional Academic Health Science Network for the North East and North Cumbria (AHSN).


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Mar 2019 01



We would like to welcome Mr Paul Baker as the new Director of Research & Innovation. 

Paul is a Consultant Othopaedic Surgeon and replaces Dr. Wroe, who has a new position with the local Clinical Research Network.


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Dec 2018 03

Blood Borne Virus (BBV) Test...


... came first place at the Bright Ideas in Health Awards for the category Development of an Innovative Device or Technology.  Congratulations to Dr David Chadwick, Consultant Infectious Diseases, Dr. Gareth Forbes, General Practitioner, Leadgate Surgery, Consett and Prof Paul Van Schaik, Professor of Psychology, Teesside University.


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