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  • 05 July 2019

    UHB highest recruiting NHS Trust in the West Midlands

    University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust (UHB) was the highest recruiting Trust in the region, according to figures published on July 2 by the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR). The 2018/19 NIHR Research Activity…

  • 04 July 2019

    MD-TEC Clinical Lead stresses importance of usability for medical devices:

    In a recent BMJ article, Dr Tom Clutton-Brock, clinical director of the ERDF-funded Medical Devices Testing and Evaluation Centre (MD-TEC), commented on new European regulations and the effect they may have on the design of…

  • 20 June 2019

    University Hospitals Birmingham, BT and WM5G demonstrate UK’s first remote ultrasound over a public 5G network

    University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust (UHB), BT and WM5G are today showcasing how 5G can transform healthcare and the emergency services – with the UK’s first demonstration of a remote-controlled ultrasound scan over a…

  • 17 June 2019

    NIHR BioResource launches at UHB

    Volunteers can now join the NIHR BioResource, which has recently launched in the Centre for Rare Diseases (CfRD) at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham (QEHB). The BioResource will form part of a national database, which…

  • MAVORIC trial could lead to new treatment for dermatology patients

    13 June 2019

    MAVORIC trial could lead to new treatment for dermatology patients

    The skin lymphoma team at University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust have worked alongside international colleagues on the largest clinical trial of its kind. The MAVORIC trial, which compared a new treatment for two rare…

  • 13 June 2019

    Dermatology trial leads to approval for new treatment

    An international trial, which University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust (UHB) were the leading recruiters to, has led to the first new drug for skin lymphoma treatment being approved in 18 years. The Alcanza trial…

  • 04 June 2019

    Research Showcase 2019

    At the annual Birmingham Health Partners Research Showcase, held at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham on May 17, hundreds of patients, staff and members of the public found out about the latest breakthroughs and cutting-edge…

  • Key link discovered between tissue cell type and different forms of arthritis

    30 May 2019

    Key link discovered between tissue cell type and different forms of arthritis

    Pioneering research, supported by organisations including University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust (UHB), could lead to targeted therapies for types of arthritis. The research, published in Nature on May 29, shows for the first time…

  • 29 May 2019

    MD-TEC runners up at prestigious awards ceremony

    The ERDF-funded Medical Devices Testing and Evaluation Centre, based on the third floor of the Heritage Building, were recently finalists at the Med-Tech Innovation Awards in the Design category. The awards were held on May…

  • 10 May 2019

    UHB first Trust in country to have all diagnostic services accredited

    Every diagnostic service at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham (QEHB), part of University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust (UHB), has been accredited by the United Kingdom Accreditation Service (UKAS), following site visits throughout 2018. As…