Monthly Archives: February 2019

  • 27 February 2019

    Could MDTEC help you?

    The Medical Devices Testing and Evaluation Centre (MD-TEC) met with local MedTech Small and Medium Enterprise (SME) companies at a recent event to showcase the facilities, expertise and assistance that the Centre provides. MD-TEC Connect…

  • 12 February 2019

    Endocrine nurse specialist collects research awards

    A senior clinical nurse specialist in the endocrine team at QEHB has collected two distinctive awards at the most recent annual British Endocrine Society conference, where she also presented her work. Chona Feliciano was the only nurse…

  • 11 February 2019

    World-leading trial for rare disease patient

    A patient at University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust (UHB) is one of just four people in the UK taking part in a worldwide clinical trial for Pompe disease, a rare, genetically inherited condition affecting…

  • 11 February 2019

    World first for gene therapy trial patient

    A patient at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham (QEHB) was the first person in the world to take part in a pioneering gene therapy trial for his rare disease. Simon Smith, 45, was diagnosed with…

  • 11 February 2019

    QEHB celebrates Rare Disease Day

    Rare Disease Day will be celebrated in the atrium of the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham (QEHB) on Thursday 28 February 2019. The annual event aims to raise awareness of the work being done to diagnose,…

  • 07 February 2019

    UHB Ophthalmologist announced as participant in prestigious programme

    A Consultant Ophthalmologist at University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust has been announced as one of the first participants in The Academy of Medical Sciences’ novel Future Leaders in Innovation, Enterprise and Research (FLIER) Programme.…

  • 06 February 2019

    Stroke research brings academic and clinical colleagues together

    University of Birmingham PhD student and University Hospitals Birmingham (UHB) honorary research fellow, Rosanna Laverick, is currently working closely with UHB’s stroke research nurses Michelle Bates and Katherine Ahlquist. Rosanna gained her Masters degree in…