An Honorary Consultant Neurologist at University Hospitals Plymouth has been honoured with a national award recognising her research.Read " Parkinson's expert honoured with nationa…"
Research News — articles for 2021
Pregnant women and people receiving their maternity care from University Hospitals Plymouth will become the first in the UK to be routinely offered a test for group B Streptococcus (GBS), as part of an important new research study.Read " Pregnant women in Plymouth will be first…"
Researchers in Plymouth are looking for 60 women from the local area who have been suffering with pelvic girdle pain for three months or more since childbirth to take part in a new study testing customised pelvic support shorts as an innovative alternative treatment.Read " Plymouth women suffering from pelvic gir…"
A south west hospital trust is running a study looking for answers on how to help patients with currently untreatable alcoholic hepatitis.Read " Strong Study Recruitment Boosts Treatmen…"
The Home Based Parkinson’s Care team, led by Dr Camille Carroll, has been shortlisted for the Digital Innovation Category of the BMJ Awards – the UK’s leading medical awards.Read " Parkinson’s Care Team Shortlisted For Na…"
A gastroenterologist and team of dieticians at Derriford Hospital are seeking to find out whether a patient’s appetite can be increased through the presentation of their food, in order to improve inpatient nutrition.Read " Derriford team seeks to improve patient …"
It’s World Diabetes Week and UHP continue to support research studies aimed at helping to shape the future of the treatment of diabetes. In collaboration with local GP surgeries the Trust continues to explore new and licensed diabetes medications and their benefits for other medical conditions such as cardiovascular disease, renal disease and liver disease. Diabetes is rapidly increasing but the research team is here to help produce evidence for better treatment and care.Read " Diabetes Research…"
The SIREN study is a study that monitors the impact of detectable anti SARS-COV2 antibody on the incidence of COVID19 in healthcare workers. This national project is an Urgent Public Health study aimed at onsite hospital employees who are ideally patient facing, but also who may have contact with patients as they travel around the hospital.Read " SIREN study - more staff needed for stud…"