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Birmingham research team scoops NHS surgical oncology prize

The General Surgery Research Team, based at Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham, were presented with the Cancer Research Excellence in Surgical Trials (CREST) award

Project to use AI to improve AI systems

UHB and partners awarded funding for a project to address health inequalities using artificial intelligence

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Redesigned study restarts recruitment

A clinical trial that was significantly changed as a result of COVID-19 has now begun recruiting patients.

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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.

Two people receiving different types of medical ventilation

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.