Inherited heart disease service goes from strength to strength

A service that screens people for a condition that leads to early heart disease – based at BHP founder member University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust (UHB) – has received hundreds of referrals in its first six months. The West Midlands Familial Hypercholesterolaemia Service (WMFHS), which is the first region-wide screening service in the UK, … Continue reading “Inherited heart disease service goes from strength to strength”

UHB consultant haematologist is “Researcher of the Year”

A consultant from BHP founder member University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust (UHB) was recently presented with a national Researcher of the Year Award. Gillian Lowe, consultant haematologist at UHB, was presented with a NIHR British Society of Haematology Researcher of the Year Award, which recognises NHS consultants who are research-active and fit research into … Continue reading “UHB consultant haematologist is “Researcher of the Year””