Monthly Archives: June 2018

  • 26 June 2018

    General Surgery Research Team goes from strength to strength

    General Surgery research has grown significantly over the last few years and now boasts an established team of researchers from a wide range of specialities. Surgeons, trainee surgeons and a stretched trials manager, with the…

  • 20 June 2018

    Prize-winning concussion study could transform sports safety

    A project that could revolutionise how sports-related concussion injuries are diagnosed recently won the prestigious Sankey prize. The REpetitive COncussion in Sport (RECOS) project, led by researchers at the NIHR Surgical Reconstruction and Microbiology Research…

  • 20 June 2018

    Patient Reported Outcome Measures (PROMs) conference

    June 20, Great Hall, University of Birmingham UHB staff are invited to the next Patient Reported Outcome Measures (PROMS) conference. The conference will include a mixture of oral presentations, posters and discussion sessions. It will…

  • 18 June 2018

    Clinical Academic event celebrates NHS Research

    Birmingham Health Partners (BHP) recently hosted the second annual Midlands and East of England ‘Celebrating Multidisciplinary Research in the NHS’ event. The event, which coincided with the BHP Research Showcase, welcomed nearly 100 clinical staff…

  • 18 June 2018

    Innovative eye researchers shortlisted for healthcare innovation award

    Professor Alastair Denniston, consultant ophthalmologist at University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust (UHB), and his team have been shortlisted for a prestigious award celebrating the best healthcare innovations in the West Midlands. The team, led…

  • 15 June 2018

    Arthritis event showcases BEACON trial

    A recent event, held at the University of Birmingham’s Medical School, highlighted the benefits of a study focusing on the early phases of Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA). The academic seminar was a celebration of BEACON (Birmingham…

  • 07 June 2018

    New Research Nurses are a great asset for the Stroke Team

    Michelle Bates and Katherine Ahlquist are two recently appointed stroke Research Sisters working on a number of different trials currently at University Hospitals Birmingham (UHB) NHS Foundation Trust. The Trust holds the coveted status of…

  • 05 June 2018

    FH service going from strength to strength

    A service that screens people for a condition that leads to early heart disease has received hundreds of referrals in its first six months. The West Midlands Familial Hypercholesterolaemia Service (WMFHS), which is the first…