Young Coloproctologist of the Year

University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust (UHB) registrar Andrew Beggs has been named as the first ever Young Coloproctologist of the Year. He will become the face of the Association of Coloproctologists of Great Britain and Ireland (ACPGBI) until July 2017, acting as an ambassador for the profession at various events and promoting awareness and … Continue reading “Young Coloproctologist of the Year”

Consultant neurologist recognised with National Institute for Health Research award

A consultant neurologist from University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust (UHB) has been recognised with a national award for her research work. Dr Alexandra Sinclair, who is also a National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Clinician Scientist and Senior Lecturer at the University of Birmingham, was among the winners in the prestigious NIHR Industry Principal … Continue reading “Consultant neurologist recognised with National Institute for Health Research award”

Providing personalised, targeted treatments for children with brain tumours

In a new three-year project, Professor Andrew Peet, Reader in Paediatric Oncology and his team at the University of Birmingham and Birmingham Children’s Hospital, are using new technology to provide more personalised, targeted treatments for children with brain tumours. The study, which is jointly funded by children’s charity Action Medical Research and The Brain Tumour Charity, will … Continue reading “Providing personalised, targeted treatments for children with brain tumours”