Wireless technology breathes new life into medical practices

Research from the collaborative RAPID (Real-time Adaptive and Predictive Indicator of Deterioration) project suggests that wireless monitoring is changing the face of healthcare. Dr Heather Duncan, paediatric intensive care consultatant and lead of the RAPID at the Birmingham Children’s Hospital, part of Birmingham Women’s and Children’s NHS Foundation Trust, says this new wireless technology is “reshaping the future of healthcare for both patients and healthcare professionals” and “offering so many benefits to everyone”. In an … Continue reading “Wireless technology breathes new life into medical practices”

Liver transplant experts gather at the University Of Birmingham to celebrate 30 years of research

Experts from around the world have gathered at the University of Birmingham to celebrate 30 years of research and 5,000 liver transplants to have been performed in the city. Internationally renowned pioneers of liver transplantation and experts in liver disease were at the two-day International Liver Symposium held at the University’s College of Medical and Dental Sciences on September 5th and 6th. Birmingham has one of the largest liver transplant programmes in Europe.  This year … Continue reading “Liver transplant experts gather at the University Of Birmingham to celebrate 30 years of research”

Major life sciences investment announced at the Institute of Translational Medicine

The Secretary of State for Health, Jeremy Hunt MP, was joined by Greg Clark MP and Professor Sir John Bell on Wednesday 30 August at the Institute of Translational Medicine (ITM) – co-located on the University of Birmingham and University Hospitals Birmingham campus – to make two major national life sciences investment announcements as part of the launch of the Life Sciences Industrial Strategy. Greg Clark MP, Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS), announced £146 million of … Continue reading “Major life sciences investment announced at the Institute of Translational Medicine”