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Date: 15 November 2018

Time: 16:40

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Image: Dr Graham Lipkin and Humeira Hafsa
UHB becomes part of the National NIHR BioResource network
QEHB’s Centre for Rare Diseases has this week become part of the NIHR (National Institute for Health Research) BioResource network.
14 November 2018
Image: Centre for Rare Diseases logo
Research paper boosts understanding of rare disease
A team of UHB researchers and collaborators have published one of the first papers focusing on how a rare disorder affects the kidneys.
14 November 2018
Image: Hayley Carruthers
Research Radiographer runs for England
Hayley Carruthers set a new personal best and was the first England athlete to finish at a Toronto marathon.
14 November 2018
Image: Antibiotic Guardians at the Trust
Will you become an antibiotic guardian?
England’s Chief Medical Officer has warned that we could face a return to the dark ages of life-threatening surgery unless we can preserve the infection-killing powers of antimicrobials.
12 November 2018
Image: Professor Colin Watts
Fluorescent marker helps guide surgeons to remove brain tumour cells
Consultant Neurosurgeon Professor Colin Watts has led research into the use of a chemical which highlights tumour cells.
09 November 2018
Image: The general surgery research team at QEHB
National cancer research commendation for research team
QEHB's general surgery research team have once again been recognised for their outstanding work.
06 November 2018
Image: Ken Pugh and Will Bradlow with their awards
UHB Consultant Cardiologist wins prestigious national award
William Bradlow recently won Cardiomyopathy UK's "Clinical Excellence" award for his work with cardiomyopathy patients.
02 November 2018
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Talk Money – Financial Wellbeing
Free financial wellbeing sessions available for NHS staff in Birmingham and Solihull.
30 October 2018
Image: Black History Month discussion panel
Black History Month discussion panel
More than 90 people attended the Black History Month discussion panel event at UHB.
25 October 2018
Image: Headway plaque from Princess Anne visit
SRMRC attend Headway Princess Anne visit
NIHR SRMRC staff member attends visit from Princess Royal celebrating work of local brain injury charity.
24 October 2018
Image: Resuscitation staff during Restart a Heart Day 2018
Restart a Heart Day 2018
Restart a Heart Day was marked at UHB by staff teaching passers-by lifesaving skills.
23 October 2018
Image: staff from the Glaxo Renal Unit at Heartlands Hospital
Renal unit gets £550,000 revamp
Renal unit at Heartlands Hospital undergoes refurbishment to create an improved facility for patients and staff.
23 October 2018
Image: Elizabeth Dwenger, Haemophilia Research Nurse
Haemophilia patients keen to help researchers
Haemophilia Research Nurse Elizabeth has built up an impressive database of patients willing to participate in clinical trials.
22 October 2018
Image: RePHILL (REsuscitation with Pre-HospItaL bLood products) trial staff
Team effort keeps trial on track
Trial recruits over 100 patients to assess the effects of giving blood products after a major injury, but before reaching hospital.
18 October 2018
Image: Dr Susan Mollan and Dr Alexandra Sinclair
UHB clinicians lead on new guidelines for rare condition
Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension (IIH) can leave young women blind and suffering daily painful headaches.
18 October 2018
Heartlands Hospital
Heartlands hospital leading recruiter to study
Heartlands Hospital is the top recruiter to the national GBS2 trial to see if expecting women need antibiotics prior to giving birth.
16 October 2018
Image: Umbrella staff at an event
250,000 condoms given out to students by Umbrella
Over 250,000 free condoms were handed out to new college and university students at Freshers’ events across the city by Umbrella.
16 October 2018
Image: National Institute for Health Research logo
UHB are double winners at CRN awards
Thomas Pinkney and Linda Webber were winners at the NIHR CRN third annual awards.
15 October 2018
An apple tree outside QEHB
Apple Day 2018
QEHB will be celebrating Apple Day 2018 with a tour of the orchard and woodland around the hospital.
11 October 2018
Image: Flames
Regional burns unit reaching out to community
The QEHB burns unit will be reaching out to shoppers in Northfield to raise awareness of burn injury prevention and first aid.
11 October 2018
Image: Balloons floating above the  church spire
"A Time to Remember" memorial service
The Trust is holding its annual memorial service to remember babies lost during pregnancy or shortly after birth.
09 October 2018
Image: multidisciplinary team from the Clinical Decisions Unit (CDU)
CDU staff present at international conference
Multidisciplinary staff from QEHB have made their presenting debut at the Society for Acute Medicine conference.
08 October 2018
Image (L-R): Martin Joinson, Sophia Brown, Dr Miruna David, Alice Longe, Dr Fenella Halstead, Dr Anna Casey, Liz Ratcliffe and Daniella Lynch
First class microbiology research service
The microbiology research delivery team are one of many essential services that keep medical research moving at UHB.
05 October 2018
Image: NHS Organ Donation Card
QEHB encourages organ donation sign up
Recent initiative launched at QEHB has helped increase the NHS Organ Donation Register by thousands.
03 October 2018
Image: volunteers helping a stroke survivor with a garden makeover
Volunteers give former patient a helping hand
A team of QEHB staff recently came together to volunteer their time in helping a stroke survivor with a garden makeover.
03 October 2018
Image: Exterior of the Emergency Department with an ambulance parked outside
Emergency Department building work to improve patient flow
The Emergency Department is to undergo some internal building works to improve the flow of patients.
02 October 2018
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First annual meeting for combined Trust
The Trust will hold its first Annual General Meeting (AGM) since the merger between UHB and the former Heart of England Foundation Trust.
20 September 2018
Image: Medical Examiners Forum at the Marriott Hotel
Medical Examiners Forum
UHB held its first full-site Medical Examiners Forum in September.
17 September 2018
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