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  • 14 November 2018

    Inspiring research nurse – Dr Liz Lees-Deutsch

    Dr Liz Lees-Deutsch, Consultant Nurse in acute medicine at Heartlands Hospital was the first nurse from the then, Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust to receive a Doctoral Research Fellowship from the National Institute Healthcare…

  • 13 November 2018

    University Hospitals Birmingham becomes part of the National NIHR BioResource network

    QEHB’s Centre for Rare Diseases has this week become part of the NIHR (National Institute for Health Research) BioResource network. The BioResource team at will be led by Dr Graham Lipkin and Humeira Hafsa, research…

  • 11 November 2018

    Research paper boosts understanding of rare disease

    A team of researchers at University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust (UHB), alongside national and international collaborators, have published one of the first papers focusing on how a rare disorder affects the kidneys. Alström Syndrome…

  • 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…