New trial to examine use of pre-hospital blood products

Birmingham-based researchers are conducting a ground-breaking new study to investigate the effectiveness of giving patients blood products immediately after a major injury or trauma – before they reach hospital. Currently when patients have been injured and are bleeding, either clear fluids or blood products may be used to replace lost blood en-route to hospital – … Continue reading “New trial to examine use of pre-hospital blood products”

Birmingham scientists get multi-million pound boost from Cancer Research UK

Birmingham scientists are set to receive a major cash injection from Cancer Research UK (CRUK) as part of a national drive to accelerate advances in early detection and treatment. Experts at the CRUK Birmingham Centre will receive around £5 million over the next five years for their ground-breaking work, as part of the development of … Continue reading “Birmingham scientists get multi-million pound boost from Cancer Research UK”

Birmingham Health Partners to receive huge £12.8m for clinical research

Birmingham Health Partners (BHP) has been awarded a grant of £12.8 million from the National Institute of Health Research (NIHR) for the renewal of their Clinical Research Facility (CRF). The £12.8 million renewal of the CRF is the largest awarded by the NIHR this year, and will enable patients across Birmingham to continue to take … Continue reading “Birmingham Health Partners to receive huge £12.8m for clinical research”

Institute of Translational Medicine officially opened

The Institute of Translational Medicine (ITM) was officially opened on Tuesday October 4 by John Clancy, Leader of Birmingham City Council. Funded through the Birmingham City Deal and delivered by Birmingham Health Partners, the facility brings together clinical expertise, pioneering science, and academic excellence to accelerate the delivery of precision healthcare. It aims to speed … Continue reading “Institute of Translational Medicine officially opened”

University Hospitals Birmingham named centre of digital excellence

University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust (UHB) has been named as a prestigious centre of digital excellence by health secretary Jeremy Hunt. The trust, which runs Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham (QEHB), is now one of 12 in line for up to £10 million in additional Government funding as part of new plans to fast-track digital … Continue reading “University Hospitals Birmingham named centre of digital excellence”