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  • 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…

  • Tony Belli

    17 January 2019

    Premier League footballers participate in new ground-breaking concussion study

    The University of Birmingham and University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust (UHB) have launched a new study funded by The Drake Foundation to review and potentially enhance concussion diagnosis in football. This new study, supported…

  • 16 January 2019

    More donor livers could be used for transplantation thanks to an exciting new development, trialled at UHB, NICE says.

    Thanks to the work of the liver transplant research team at University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust (UHB) and the University of Birmingham, a procedure now assessed by NICE, has been hailed as an “exciting…