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  • Healthcare Science Day – 6th March 2019

    05 March 2019

    Healthcare Science Day – 6th March 2019

    On 6th March 2019, healthcare scientists at UHB  will demonstrate the huge range of roles and careers available in the NHS to local schools, patients and the public. The annual Healthcare Science  event will be…

  • 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…

  • 29 January 2019

    ‘Trust and Questioning Study’ could lead to better outcomes for patients

    Offering patients both general and very specific details about their condition and diagnoses after admission, could lead to better understanding and a more positive outcome, a study conducted at Heartlands Hospital has found. Senior Research…

  • 17 January 2019

    Dermatology Team doing award-winning work

    A team of dermatologists from hospitals around Birmingham were delighted to be awarded a prestigious trophy for the ‘Best Scientific Session Paper’ at the 98th Annual Meeting of British Association of Dermatologists (BAD), held in…