Healthcare professionals and academic researchers will have the opportunity to listen to talks from various research teams at University Hospitals Plymouth NHS Trust and its research partners next week.Read " Conference to showcase world-class healt…"
Each year on 20 May, International Clinical Trials Day is held to commemorate James Lind, a Scottish physician in the 18th century, having begun his trials into the causes of scurvy. As this day approaches, Professor Syed Hussain reflects back on his first year working with University Hospitals Plymouth NHS Trust, discussing his current research into bladder cancer treatments, and why clinical trials so are important to the people of Plymouth.Read " “Clinical trials mean that we have speci…"
Her Royal Highness, Princess Anne, officially opened the University of Plymouth’s multimillion pound Derriford Research Facility yesterday, at an event attended by a number of research clinicians from University Hospitals Plymouth NHS Trust.Read " Trust celebrates launch of Derriford Res…"
The Research and Development team at University Hospitals Plymouth NHS Trust successfully recruited over 4,000 patients to National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) studies, between April 2017 and March 2018.Read " Research team recruits over 4,000 patien…"
Annette Richards from Bude, Cornwall, gives an account of her experience of being on a clinical trial and in particular, how it helped treat her breast cancer.Read " “Taking part in the clinical trial was a…"
A network of anaesthesia clinicians which has enabled thousands of people from across the region to take part in research has won an award.Read " South West trainee anaesthesia network w…"
Plymouth Hospitals NHS Trust has become the first in the UK to join TriNetX, a global health research network, which helps to bring new therapies to patients, by providing access to the earliest and most innovative clinical trials being conducted, both at home and abroad.Read " Plymouth Hospitals NHS Trust is first in…"
Peter Cantin, Consultant Sonographer and employee of the Trust since 1995, has been awarded his Doctorate in Clinical Research.Read " Trust Sonographer awarded Doctorate in C…"
A Derriford Hospital team are up for a prestigious National Health Service Journal award at a ceremony being held in London tonight, having been shortlisted for their work to support Motor Neurone Disease care.Read " Good luck at the HSJ Awards!…"
Professor Syed Hussain, Chair in Oncology and Consultant in Medical Oncology at Plymouth Hospitals NHS Trust, discusses a potential new treatment for bladder cancer and explains why tackling the disease is so important.Read " New treatments and raising awareness of …"