Healthy Mum, Healthy Baby, Healthy Future: Report Sets out Vision to Deliver Safe, Effective and Accessible Medicines for use in Pregnancy

In a UK-first report launched today, in the House of Commons, leading figures from charity, healthcare, industry, law and academia have outlined a collaborative vision for UK leadership to improve maternal health. The Healthy Mum, Healthy Baby, Healthy Future: The Case for UK Leadership in the Development of Safe, Effective and Accessible Medicines for Use … Continue reading “Healthy Mum, Healthy Baby, Healthy Future: Report Sets out Vision to Deliver Safe, Effective and Accessible Medicines for use in Pregnancy”

Improving access to quality post-injury care can save lives

A major study led by BHP founder-member the University of Birmingham will help reduce unnecessary deaths in developing countries from injuries caused by accidents or violence. Every year five million people die due to injuries like road traffic accidents, burns, falls, or violence – with 90% of these deaths in Low- or Middle-income Countries (LMICs). … Continue reading “Improving access to quality post-injury care can save lives”

Patient symptom and quality of life assessments must be inclusive and equitable

Information reported directly by patients can be invaluable for assessing the impact of disease and treatment on patients’ symptoms and quality of life -but more needs to be done to include under-served groups to avoid rising inequalities in healthcare, say experts at BHP founder-member the University of Birmingham. The information is commonly collected in both … Continue reading “Patient symptom and quality of life assessments must be inclusive and equitable”

Revolutionary technology has potential to help children with asthma

BHP members Birmingham Women’s and Children’s Hospitals have initiated a new study which could potentially revolutionise care for young people with asthma using artificial intelligence technology. Over the next two years, 50 children and families will take part in the Childhood Home Asthma Monitoring  Study (CHAMP), which uses a small table-top electronic device designed by Albus Health, not dissimilar … Continue reading “Revolutionary technology has potential to help children with asthma”

New tool to assess Long COVID symptoms

A comprehensive tool that can assess the symptoms of Long COVID has been developed at BHP founder-member the University of Birmingham for use in research and clinical care. Developed with patients that have lived experience of Long COVID, the tool can capture symptoms and their impact on everyday life. Currently more than 200 symptoms are associated … Continue reading “New tool to assess Long COVID symptoms”