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Healthtech start-up secures £200k NPIF investment

A Hull healthtech start-up which has developed an award-winning device to enhance mental wellbeing has secured a £200,000 investment from NPIF-Mercia Equity Finance, which is managed by Mercia Fund Managers and is part of the Northern Powerhouse Investment Fund. Moodbeam’s wearable device allows users to log their mood and monitor their

NYMR looking for someone to “Slytherin” to new role

The North Yorkshire Moors Railway (NYMR) has an out of this world vacancy for an extra special individual. The popular steam railway is on the lookout for a "Wizarding Prefect", who will act as a "Wizarding Ambassador and Muggle Relations" expert during Harry Potter-themed events. The volunteer role, which is open to

Care provider brings jobs to Yorkshire with the help of local lender

A domiciliary care provider which aims to transform the way in which care services are delivered across the region is on course to bring 50 new jobs to East Yorkshire’s healthcare sector after successfully securing investment from NPIF – BEF & FFE Microfinance, part of the Northern Powerhouse Investment Fund

JRI Orthopaedics celebrates gold standard ratings for hip replacement systems

JRI Orthopaedics’ pioneering uncemented hip implant system has been awarded the highest rating by ODEP – the Orthopaedic Data Evaluation Panel - in recognition of its clinical performance. The multi-award-winning company has received a 13A* rating – the highest possible award – from ODEP for both its long-established Furlong® Uncemented H.A-C

Diet and mental health conference provides food for thought

More than 60 dieticians, mental health specialists and NHS clinicians came together at the James Graham building, in Headingley, for a conference themed as Dietitians do Prevention in Mental Health Service and Learning Disabilities. The two-day event hosted by Well Met, the conference department for Leeds Beckett University, looked at the

Horizon Leeds conference centre wins at CHS Awards 2018

Horizon Leeds, the first purpose-built conference centre for NHS and health organisations in the north of England, has won two awards at this year’s CHS Awards. At a ceremony held in Manchester, the venue won best onsite audio-visual award for the third consecutive year. It also won the award for best

Sheffield start-up secures major export deal with Middle East retail giant

Sheffield-based food company Pura Panela has secured a distribution contract with Middle East hypermarket chain LuLu after exhibiting at Gulfood in Dubai, the world’s largest food and drink trade show. The firm imports and distributes panela, an artisan made dried sugar cane juice, which is made by farmers in Colombia. It

State of the art Medical Centre completed at Kimberlow Hill Retail Park

Leeds-based Evans Property Group, in partnership with the University of York, has completed the construction of a new state of the art Medical Centre and further amenities at its Kimberlow Hill Retail Park, located at Kimberlow Rise adjacent to the University of York Heslington East campus. The new £2.5m Medical Centre,

Yorkshire dental group braced for major expansion drive

ASR Dental, a dental group with practices across Yorkshire, is building a new private clinic in Huddersfield, and has added two Yorkshire Smiles surgeries in Leeds and Barnsley to its portfolio. The expansion drive, supported by Lloyds Bank Commercial Banking, is expected to create more jobs and boost the group’s turnover

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