Birmingham’s expertise lauded in national health data report

In the wake of the Prime Minister’s health-focused Industrial Strategy speech, Birmingham Health Partners (BHP) has welcomed the publication of a major report into the UK health data landscape. The report – Mapping the Landscape of UK Health Data Research and Innovation – has been published by the Medical Research Council to highlight informatics achievement … Continue reading “Birmingham’s expertise lauded in national health data report”

Breda is 10,000th West Mids recruit to 100k

The West Midlands Genomic Medicine Centre (WMGMC) recently consented their 10,000th participant to the 100,000 Genomes Project. Breda Daly recently signed up to the pioneering project, which will improve medical knowledge of cancer and some rare diseases, potentially leading to diagnoses and improved treatments. Breda was asked if she wanted to take part in the … Continue reading “Breda is 10,000th West Mids recruit to 100k”

Trial recruitment research led by our patients

Patient  paper recently published in the journal ‘Gastrointestinal Nursing’ has proved that patient involvement can really enhance research at University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust (UHB). Patient and Public Involvement (PPI) panel members worked alongside clinicians and researchers at UHB recently, in collaboration with the Birmingham Biomedical Research Centre (BRC), part of the National Institute … Continue reading “Trial recruitment research led by our patients”