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  • 29 Oct 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…

  • 19 Oct 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 Oct 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 Oct 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 Oct 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 Oct 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 Oct 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…

  • 04 Oct 2018

    Study aims to investigate complications of obesity

    A study taking place at the NIHR/Wellcome Trust Clinical Research Facility (CRF), part of the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham (QEHB) site, is aiming to increase understanding about health complications related to obesity. The AdipO2 study,…

  • 03 Oct 2018

    Microbiology research delivery team guarantee a first class service

    The microbiology research delivery team are one of the many essential cogs in the well-oiled machine that keeps research flowing at UHB. Led by Dr Anna Casey, a Clinical Research Scientist, the team works with…

  • 24 Sep 2018

    Student nurses learn about genomics with 100k team

    Two student nurses recently completed a nursing elective with the West Midlands Genomic Medicine Centre (WMGMC). Chloe Pamely and Naseem Hussain shadowed staff for two weeks across sites involved with the WMGMC, including the Queen…