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Birmingham Health Partners plays key role in report calling for Government reform of regulation of medical devices

Experts within Birmingham Health Partners (BHP) have significantly contributed to a new independent report calling on the UK Government to reform the regulation of medical devices.

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COVID-19 vaccine study for pregnant women launches in the West Midlands

A new clinical study, investigating the best gap between first and second COVID-19 vaccine doses for pregnant women, is now open to recruitment.

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West Midlands-led trial finds continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) reduces need for invasive ventilation in hospitalised COVID-19 patients

Results from the RECOVERY-RS trial, which assessed different ways to provide oxygen support for patients in hospital with COVID-19, have found that continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) reduced the need for invasive mechanical ventilation.

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National researchers present first findings on blood clotting after COVID-19 vaccination

Researchers have published the first findings on the diagnosis of patients with vaccine-induced immune thrombocytopenia and thrombosis (VITT), a new thrombotic syndrome associated with the COVID-19 vaccine.

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UHB and Cambridge University Hospitals win government funding for ground-breaking AI in radiotherapy

A machine learning technology that helps cut the time patients wait for life-saving cancer treatment has been successful in the latest round of the Artificial Intelligence in Health and Care Award

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Kidney patients in Birmingham join clinical trial to see if drug can protect them from COVID-19

A trial to find out if kidney patients can benefit from additional protection from COVID-19, using a drug routinely used to treat tapeworm, is rolling out across the UK

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