Leeds chosen as home of new Northern Cell Metrology Hub

With one of the most diversely equipped labs in the world including technology exclusive to the North of England, the Northern Cell Metrology Hub, recently located in Leeds, brings a new level of expertise to the health and life sciences sector.
Here, we explore why the Hub chose Leeds and why it is such a valuable asset to the region. With collaboration at its core, it is expected to become an important part of the city’s thriving and connected health innovation ecosystem.

Transforming care through digital innovations and measuring clinical outcomes

Online healthcare app on smartphone screen.

In part two of our spotlight on Leeds Community Healthcare Trust, we hear about two innovative ways of working:

an approach from the frontline which is transforming care via digital innovations, and using measureable evidence about people’s healthcare to show how to make it the very best it can be for them.

A digital and data powerhouse for health innovation

As Leeds prepares to host its eighth annual digital festival from 18 to 29 September 2023, we explore, in part one of this feature – why Leeds? Why is The Leeds Digital Festival such a huge success here? What lies within our city’s amazing technology, digital and data ecosystem and how is it specifically pioneering ways to improve health and care through innovation?

UK’s first academic unit of palliative care pioneers excellence

The multi-award-winning St Gemma’s Hospice is home to the world’s first academic unit of palliative care. Its care is outstanding and it is influencing innovations and standards in palliative care way beyond Leeds. In part one of our Spotlight on St Gemma’s, its Chief Medical Officer and Chief Nurse explain that behind this success lies an unswerving focus on the importance of evidence through research.