Monthly Archives: April 2019

  • 29 April 2019

    Radiographer Hayley inspires the country

    UHB research radiographer Hayley Carruthers has made headlines across the world, thanks to her dramatic finish at the London Marathon. After running the 26.2 mile marathon, Hayley collapsed just before the finish line, and crossed…

  • 23 April 2019

    UHB Haematology Lecturer wins Researcher of the Year prize

    Pip Nicolson, a Clinical Lecturer in Haematology at University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust (UHB), recently won a prestigious national award for his research work. Pip was presented with the National Institute for Health Research…

  • 18 April 2019

    UHB top recruiter to national trial

    The Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham (QEHB) is one of the leading recruiters to a national trial that could improve mortality rates for people having emergency bowel surgery. The Fluid Optimisation in Emergency Laparotomy (FLO-ELA) trial,…

  • 17 April 2019

    Trial DIRECTing people to give best CPR possible

    A trial taking place at University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust (UHB) could lead to changes in how people are instructed to deliver CPR by ambulance telephone operators. The DIRECT study recruited 330 people, and…

  • 17 April 2019

    UHB senior nurses appointed to prestigious national programme

    Two senior nurses at Heartlands Hospital, Liz Lees-Deutsch and Teresa Melody, have been awarded places on a new national programme aiming to develop the number of NHS staff involved in research. The 70@70 NIHR Senior…

  • 16 April 2019

    New immunotherapy treatment for chronic liver disease

    A trial which could lead to a ground-breaking new way of treating people with two types of chronic liver disease has been launched, with the first patients taking part at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham,…

  • 15 April 2019

    Amy Bamford

    Amy Bamford completed her nurse training in 2000. She worked in various acute hospital Trusts until she joined UHB in 2004 as a Trauma Sister. In 2009 Amy began her research career working in burns…

  • 09 April 2019

    BHP Research Showcase 2019

    The latest health breakthroughs will be on display next month at the annual Birmingham Health Partners Research Showcase, which will be held in the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham’s (QEHB) atrium. Exciting developments in the last…

  • 02 April 2019

    Rare Disease Day 2019

    28 February marked Rare Diseases Day and the QEHB Centre for Rare Diseases team  gathered in the atrium to raise awareness of their work. There are over 6,000 rare diseases in the UK, with one…