BHP founder members scoop top prize at healthcare innovation awards

Two of our founding members, Birmingham Women’s and Children’s NHS Foundation Trust and the University of Birmingham, have been awarded the prestigious Meridian Award at the Meridian Celebration of Innovation Awards 2019 for their ground-breaking maternity ward triage system. The award, presented at the West Midlands Academic Health Science Network (WMAHSN) fourth annual awards on 18 July, … Continue reading “BHP founder members scoop top prize at healthcare innovation awards”

UK Health Data Research Alliance expands

Eight leading health organisations, research institutes and charities – including BHP founding member University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust (UHB) – have joined the UK Health Data Research Alliance to accelerate progress in medicine and health. Other new members are UK Biobank, UK Cystic Fibrosis Registry, The Brain Tumour Charity, National Institute for Health Research … Continue reading “UK Health Data Research Alliance expands”

Integration in sight: multidisciplinary team tackles vision loss

The challenge Injuries to the surface of the eye – as a result of burns, infections, inflammation, trauma and surgery – are a leading cause of sight loss. Despite this, there are few therapeutic options to modify, minimise or reverse scarring to maintain corneal transparency and visual function, and these are not always effective. With … Continue reading “Integration in sight: multidisciplinary team tackles vision loss”