Monthly Archives: August 2018

  • 29 August 2018

    Volunteers wanted for national stroke study

    The Stroke Research team at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham are recruiting people who have experienced a stroke to a national trial, PLORAS (Predicting Language Outcome and Recovery After Stroke). The PLORAS study, involving hundreds…

  • 16 August 2018

    ICU Chat – first stage of trials now complete

    The first stage of trials for a new communications system for people recovering and being treated in Critical Care Unit (CCU), has now come to an end. The system, called ICU Chat, was inspired and…

  • 09 August 2018

    Project launches to improve equality, diversity and inclusion in engineering and physical sciences

    The University of Birmingham has been awarded a slice of £5.5 million funding for a project to improve equality, diversity and inclusion in engineering and physical sciences. Birmingham is one of 11 universities that have…

  • 08 August 2018

    QEHB’s Haematology Research team win national award for their work on clinical trials

    The Haematology Research team at Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham (QEHB), part of University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust (UHB), were recently recognised for their work on commercial trials. Biruk Asfaw, Haematology Senior Research Nurse, and…

  • 07 August 2018

    Colette Ngoum

    Colette Ngoum is a Finance Administrator for the Research and Development team. Her role involves breaking down and raising invoices, as well as data uploads. Telephone: 0121 371 4220 Email:

  • 07 August 2018

    Sarah has mastectomy thanks to increased genomic knowledge

    A cancer patient at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham (QEHB) recently had a voluntary mastectomy, after receiving results from a pioneering genetic project. Sarah Crozier, 45, was diagnosed with breast cancer in August 2017 and…

  • 06 August 2018

    Sian Dunning

    Siân Dunning is the project manager for MD-TEC and responsible for the £7.3M facility within the Institute of Translational Medicine. Siân has extensive experience in the management of projects, having worked directly and indirectly with…

  • 06 August 2018

    Research Project Manager raising funds for QEHB charity

    On 27 October James Webley and Charlotte Radovanovic, an Ophthalmology Research Project Manager at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham, will climb the gruelling height of Mount Everest Base Camp in memory of past and present veterans…

  • 06 August 2018

    Innovative Image Sharing Platform wins at WMAHSN awards

    An image sharing system that is radically changing how clinical images are accessed won Digital or Artificial Intelligence Innovation of the Year at the recent West Midlands Academic Health Science Network Celebration of Innovation Awards.…

  • 03 August 2018

    Laura Chapman

    Laura Chapman is the NIHR Biomedical Research Centre Patient and Public Involvement and Engagement Manager for inflammatory diseases, based at University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust. She has experience of championing diversity and inclusion from…