Monthly Archives: October 2018

  • 30 October 2018

    Palliative care study

    A study focusing on the experiences of nurses who provide palliative care is taking place at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham, part of University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust (UHB). The aim of the study…

  • 29 October 2018

    UHB Consultant Cardiologist wins prestigious national award

    William Bradlow, consultant cardiologist at University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust, recently won Cardiomyopathy UK’s Ronald Raven Award for Clinical Excellence. William won a prestigious public vote, with patients and Cardiomyopathy UK staff and volunteers…

  • 27 October 2018

    Research Changes Lives

    Saturday 27 October, 1-4:30 Library of Birmingham “Research Changes Lives” On Sat 27th October  the NIHR (National Institute for Health Research) is providing an opportunity to engage with and inform members of the public about…

  • 22 October 2018

    Introduction to Metabolomics for the Clinical Scientist

    The 1-day course in partnership with the Phenome Centre Birmingham will provide clinicians with an overview of the metabolomics pipeline highlighting the benefits of this technique to the medical field and an introduction to the…

  • 19 October 2018

    SRMRC’s PPI lead attends Headway Worcestershire’s Princess Anne visit

    The NIHR Surgical Reconstruction and Microbiology Research Centre Patient and Public Involvement Officer, Laura Nice, recently attended a visit from the Princess Royal celebrating the work of a local brain injury charity. Princess Anne visited…

  • 18 October 2018

    Haemophilia patients keen to help researchers

    A clinical researcher’s dream is to have a database of patients willing and ready to take part in research and trials, and it could be said that this is exactly what haemophilia research nurse, Elizabeth…

  • 17 October 2018

    Team effort keeps trial on track

    RePHILL (REsuscitation with Pre-HospItaL bLood products) is the UK’s first trial in which eligible patients are recruited by ‘pre-hospital emergency medical (PHEM) teams’ and are randomly allocated treatment with either pre-hospital blood products or the…

  • 16 October 2018

    New guidelines aim to improve diagnosis and treatment for condition that can leave young women blind

    Clinicians from UHB have led in the production of the world’s first treatment guidelines for a rare condition that can leave young women blind and suffering daily painful headaches. Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension (IIH) mainly affects…

  • 15 October 2018

    Heartlands leading recruiters to research study

    Heartlands Hospital, part of University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust, is the leading recruiter to a national trial which is aiming to reduce the use of unnecessary antibiotics during labour. The GBS2 trial, taking place…

  • 10 October 2018

    UHB are double winners at CRN awards

    Thomas Pinkney and Linda Webber, both based at University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust (UHB), were winners at the NIHR Clinical Research Network West Midlands (CRNWM) third annual awards. The other UHB nominations, which included…