De-risking medical innovation with MD-TEC

MD-TEC, our Medical Devices Testing & Evaluation Centre, recently came together with a host of local medtech and life sciences organisations to showcase the unique insight, expertise and assistance the team can offer. The MD-TEC Connect event included talks from industry experts; 1:1 advice sessions, and presentations on the Centre’s ability to bring medical devices … Continue reading “De-risking medical innovation with MD-TEC”

The BHP Fellowship – Anna’s story

Dr Anna Price, ST3 in Renal Medicine at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham, undertook a Birmingham Health Partners Starter Fellowship in 2015-2016 and is currently undertaking a PhD at University of Birmingham. We spoke to Anna about her thoughts on her fellowship experience. What attracted you to apply for the BHP fellowship? During my undergraduate … Continue reading “The BHP Fellowship – Anna’s story”

Organ donation week: Birmingham leads the world

During Organ Donation Week (3-10 September), we’re celebrating the pioneering and lifesaving work of our partners in the field of transplantation. Today, we’ve collated transplant facts and figures from our founder members University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust (UHB) – from the world-leading to the awe-inspiring: UHB has the second largest renal dialysis programme in the … Continue reading “Organ donation week: Birmingham leads the world”

Organ Donation Week: University of Birmingham is first ‘donor campus’

Founder member the University of Birmingham has been named the nation’s first Donor Campus, while the city of Birmingham has also been presented with Transplant Sport’s first ever Donor City Award, in association with the Daily Mirror. The idea was proposed by Birmingham City Council and recognises the city’s commitment to encourage local residents to sign up … Continue reading “Organ Donation Week: University of Birmingham is first ‘donor campus’”

Transformative for patients: Health & Social Care Secretary visits BHP

MATT Hancock, Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, met Cancer Research UK-funded scientists at the University of Birmingham on Thursday, 23 August to learn about their life-saving work. The minister saw first-hand the pioneering research taking place at the Cancer Research UK Centre, particularly in the fields of bowel and lung cancer. During the … Continue reading “Transformative for patients: Health & Social Care Secretary visits BHP”