Monthly Archives: May 2016

  • 26 May 2016

    Birmingham Liver Course

    Date: 26th (9.30am- 7pm)- 27th (9.30-1.20pm)  May 2016 Venue: Centre for Professional Development, The Medical School, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston campus The University of Birmingham and Queen Elizabeth Hospital are pleased to welcome you to…

  • 16 May 2016

    NIHR Award recognises Dr Alexandra Sinclair’s research

    A consultant neurologist from University Hospitals Birmingham (UHB) NHS Foundation Trust has been recognised with a national award for her research work. Dr Alexandra Sinclair, who is also a National Institute for Health Research (NIHR)…

  • 05 May 2016

    Research shows blue light could combat hospital infections and contamination

    Research at Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham (QEHB) has shown that blue light could be an effective weapon to combat healthcare acquired infections (HAI). Laboratory tests on 34 different bugs which have been implicated in hospital…

  • 05 May 2016

    Medawar Medal honour for UHB kidney researcher

    University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust (UHB) doctor Andrew Bentall has won a prestigious national award for his research into the effects of dialysis on live kidney transplant patients. Renal Registrar Andrew Bentall received the…

  • 05 May 2016

    Honey causes a buzz in treating infected wounds and burns

    Birmingham researchers have shown that specially engineered honey can combat bacterial biofilms found in chronically infected wounds and burns. NIHR Surgical Reconstruction and Microbiology Research Centre (SRMRC) scientists found that bioengineered Surgihoney can prevent the…

  • 05 May 2016

    OASIS team win British Society of Rheumatology award

    A University Hospitals Birmingham (UHB) multi-disciplinary team working with patients suffering from the rare Sjögren’s syndrome has been rewarded for its innovative work. The Optimising Assessment in Sjögren’s Syndrome (OASIS) team has been named as…