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Date: 22 August 2019

Time: 16:50

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image: Lisa Wilson with Tom’s Baton and members of Birmingham Adult Transplant Sport Team
Memorial baton raising awareness of organ donation
A symbolic baton celebrating organ donation stopped off at Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham in the lead-up to the World Transplant Games.
16 August 2019
Image: A computer-generated impression of the new ACAD building
Patients to benefit from new purpose-built facility
Patients and staff across Birmingham and Solihull will benefit from new facilities as a result of funding announced by the Department for Health and Social Care.
07 August 2019
Photograph of Margaret McDermott
Wireless microcomputer implant is UK first
The world’s first wireless in-heart microcomputer was implanted into a patient at QEHB in a UK first.
06 August 2019
Image: Roadworks sign
Essential roadworks on Mindelsohn Way
Essential roadworks on Mindelsohn Way are likely to cause some traffic delays during peak travel periods
06 August 2019
image: UK Health Data Research Alliance expands to increase diversity of health data for research and innovation
UK Health Data Research Alliance expands
Eight leading health organisations, research institutes and charities join the UK Health Data Research Alliance.
02 August 2019
Image: Rebekah being presented with the award alongside colleagues
Nurse wins award for commitment and excellent care
Colorectal specialist nurse Rebekah was presented with a surprise award from a patient who wanted to thank her for her commitment following his surgery.
25 July 2019
image: General surgery team
General Surgery team strong recruiters thanks to collaboration
The General Surgery research team based at QEHB have recruited hundreds of patients to clinical trials thanks to collaborations with a number of clinical specialties.
19 July 2019
image: Jayne Robbie
Podiatrist from Birmingham chosen as a diabetes champion for the Midlands
A senior podiatrist from Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham has been selected as a Diabetes UK Clinical Champions.
19 July 2019
Stethoscope and pen
Proposed changes to adult services
UHB is considering reorganising some adult services across Solihull, Good Hope and Heartlands hospitals.
15 July 2019
Image: Lab equipment at QEHB, used in diabetes testing
Diabetes research assesses effectiveness of diagnosis test
Diabetes consultants at QEHB have found that the most common test for type 2 diabetes is less accurate for patients with some health conditions.
15 July 2019
Dr Marietta Iacucci (centre) and her team
New trials helping to change outcomes
Endoscopy trials are leading to changes in the diagnosis and treatment of patients with inflammatory bowel conditions.
11 July 2019
National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) logo
New funding to tackle healthcare challenges
Funding of almost £9 million for NIHR ARC West Midlands to tackle the biggest healthcare challenges has been announced.
11 July 2019
Image: Former patients of the Critical Care Unit at QEHB
Patients say thanks to Critical Care Unit
Four former QEHB Critical Care Unit patients returned to the hospital to take part in a study say and say "thanks" for the care they received
08 July 2019
Laboratory equipment
UHB highest recruiting trust in the West Midlands
University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust (UHB) was the highest recruiting Trust in the region, according to figures published on July 2 by the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR).
05 July 2019
Image: Dr Tom Clutton-Brock
MD-TEC stresses importance of usability for medical devices
Dr Tom Clutton-Brock, Clinical Lead at MD-TEC, commented on new regulations affecting medical devices in a recent BMJ article.
05 July 2019
Image: person voting in an election
Council of Governors election results 2019
Results of elections to the Council of Governors at University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust.
28 June 2019
Image: Building Healthier Lives Awards logo
Do you know someone who deserves to be recognised?
You can nominate a member of staff, volunteer, fundraiser or team for a Building Healthier Lives Award.
25 June 2019
Image: Mannequin of patient lying on a bed in an ambulance mock-up
UK's first remote ultrasound over a public 5G network
UHB, BT and WM5G showcased how 5G could transform healthcare and emergency services last week with a demonstration of a remote ultrasound.
24 June 2019
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