20,000 patients signed up to myhealth@QEHB

More than 20,000 patients are now benefiting from remote access to their health records via an innovative portal developed in Birmingham. BHP founder member University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust (UHB), which runs the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham, launched myhealth@QEHB in 2012 and has seen numbers increase steadily in the last six years. Developed by UHB’s in-house Technical Development and Informatics … Continue reading “20,000 patients signed up to myhealth@QEHB”

New diabetes drug to be trialled in Birmingham

Researchers from the Diabetes Research Unit and the Clinical Research Facility at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham are currently recruiting patients with type 1 diabetes to a trial for a new drug which could change the future of treatment for the condition. The Birmingham trial will be led by Dr Parth Narendran, together with research … Continue reading “New diabetes drug to be trialled in Birmingham”

BHP founder member becomes part of the National NIHR BioResource network

The Centre for Rare Diseases at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham, part of the BHP campus, has this week become part of the NIHR (National Institute for Health Research) BioResource network. The BioResource team at will be led by Dr Graham Lipkin while Humeira Hafsa, research nurse, will take on the role of Clinical Trials … Continue reading “BHP founder member becomes part of the National NIHR BioResource network”

World’s first specialist research centre aims to eliminate scarring within a generation

The first military and civilian wound research centre of its kind in the world was officially opened at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Birmingham today, aiming to minimise the psychological and physical impact of scarring among armed forces personnel and civilians wounded in terrorist attacks. The Scar Free Foundation Centre for Conflict Wound Research is … Continue reading “World’s first specialist research centre aims to eliminate scarring within a generation”

National award for consultant cardiologist

William Bradlow, consultant cardiologist at BHP founding member University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust, recently won Cardiomyopathy UK’s Ronald Raven Award for Clinical Excellence. William won a prestigious public vote, with patients and Cardiomyopathy UK staff and volunteers nominating the healthcare professional who had made the biggest difference to cardiomyopathy patients across the country. “I’m … Continue reading “National award for consultant cardiologist”