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 …"
A Derriford consultant is involved in research into glioblastoma, the most common malign brain tumour in adults, which currently has no cure.Read " Research to explore the development of d…"
A Consultant Ear, Nose and Throat (ENT) Surgeon from Plymouth Hospitals NHS Trust has been awarded a prestigious National Teaching Fellowship (NTF) by the Higher Education Academy (HEA).Read " Plymouth Consultant awarded prestigious …"
Last year, a research team at Plymouth Hospitals NHS Trust successfully recruited the first two patients to an international study, looking at whether administering a new formulation of regular treatment can help patients with primary immunodeficiency disease.Read " First patients recruited to worldwide st…"