Stories from 2021
The General Surgery Research Team, based at Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham, were presented with the Cancer Research Excellence in Surgical Trials (CREST) award
UHB and partners awarded funding for a project to address health inequalities using artificial intelligence
A clinical trial that was significantly changed as a result of COVID-19 has now begun recruiting patients.
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.
A new clinical study, investigating the best gap between first and second COVID-19 vaccine doses for pregnant women, is now open to recruitment.
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.