February 2021

University of Birmingham spinout secures £800k for point of care diagnostics platform

25 February 2021

Birmingham-based Linear Diagnostics Ltd has secured £800,000 from the Midlands Engine Investment Fund (MEIF) and other investors in the company’s second round of funding, which will enable the company to commence the development of the hardware platform for its tests.

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App designed to help reduce hospital admissions in Midlands

22 February 2021

A digital remote care solution including a mobile phone app is being used by Dudley CCG to help improve the care of patients at home with COVID.

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Three high-profile appointees heighten ambition for Birmingham Health Partners

22 February 2021

Birmingham Health Partners (BHP) has made three high-profile appointments to its leadership board – announcing Professor Sir Robert Lechler and Dame Yve Buckland as Non-Executive Directors and former Chairman of NHS Improvement and Deputy Chairman of NHS England, Ed Smith, as independent Chair.

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Shortlist announced for Meridian Celebration of Innovation Awards

16 February 2021

The shortlist has been announced for our fifth annual Meridian Celebration of Innovation Awards, celebrating healthcare innovation in the West Midlands.

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Remote monitoring using pulse oximetry in care homes

15 February 2021

Watch the recording of the AHSN's Network's webinar on how the NHS is supporting the use of remote monitoring of residents using pulse oximetry, how this works in care homes, and the range of support and learning materials on offer.

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West Midlands Health Technologies Cluster opens membership applications

8 February 2021

The West Midlands Health Technologies Cluster is a new, business-led membership organisation, established in 2020 to grow and maximise the potential of the health technologies sector in the region, now accepting applications for membership.

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New report highlights the positive impact innovation has had on the NHS

4 February 2021

The impact that new innovations has had on the NHS is set out in the Accelerated Access Collaborative’s (AAC) report, Our Year in Focus 2019/20.

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