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  • 09 November 2018

    Research Radiographer runs for England at Toronto Marathon

    A UHB Research Radiographer recently represented England at the Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon, finishing in a personal best time of 2:36:47. Hayley Carruthers competed internationally for the first time, finishing 11th in her third marathon…

  • 08 November 2018

    Fluorescent marker can help guide surgeons to remove dangerous brain tumour cells more accurately

    A Consultant Neurosurgeon at UHB has led research into the use of a chemical that highlights tumour cells and which can be used by surgeons to help spot and safely remove brain cancer. Details of…

  • 06 November 2018

    National cancer research commendation for surgery team

    The general surgery research team at QEHB have once again been recognised for their outstanding work, this time by the NIHR Cancer Research Excellence in Surgical Trials (CREST) awards which took place this week. The…

  • 29 October 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 October 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 October 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 October 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 October 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 October 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 October 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…