A revised approach to how emergency services respond to patients in motor vehicle collisions (MVCs) could help to save lives, according to new research.Read " Research recommends safer approach to re…"
Research News — articles for 2022
A series of studies conducted by consultants at University Hospitals Plymouth NHS Trust have revealed that not only are patients who become trapped when involved in a car accident more likely to die, but that there are also significant differences in injuries sustained according to age and sex.Read " Largest analysis of trapped patients inj…"
Injured women are half as likely as men to receive the life-saving drug tranexamic acid (TXA) even though the treatment is equally effective regardless of sex, according to new research in the British Journal of Anaesthesia.Read " Injured women half as likely as men to r…"
University Hospitals Plymouth NHS Trust (UHP) is celebrating being top of the leader board as the highest recruiting large acute trust for commercial studies in the country.Read " University Hospitals Plymouth is top UK …"
A project to empower people with Parkinson’s disease to manage their care from home via pioneering technology has received a funding boost of nearly £500,000.Read " Half a million to further fund digital i…"
Patients with Parkinson’s disease are being given life-changing smart watches that allow doctors to remotely assess their condition in a pioneering project to revolutionise NHS care.Read " Parkinson’s Patients Benefit From Revolu…"
Health Education England (HEE) and the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) have established an overarching Integrated Clinical Academic (ICA) Programme for registered health, social care and scientific professionals (excluding doctors and dentists) who hold registration with ICA approved regulatory bodies. The programme is for those who wish to develop careers that combine research and research leadership along with continued practice and professional development. The programme is intended to increase research capacity to improve health and care, by developing people with the potential and aspiration to become clinical/practitioner academics and leading independent research in the future.Read " South West Integrated Clinical Academic …"
We are delighted to share that Honorary Senior Research Nurse, Archana Shajidevadas, has been shortlisted for the Nurse of the Year award as part of The British Journal of Nursing Awards. This is for her outstanding work in contributing to the nursing profession through clinical care, research and academia over the last 22 years.
Archana’s lead position in the pioneering Nursing Associate programme at University Hospitals Plymouth (funded by Health Education England) is one of her many accomplishments. This project saw students receive support in the form of education and pastoral care, which in turn directly supports the safe care of patients and alleviates nursing staff shortages. Archana also monitored and assessed this pilot programme and fed these results back to HEE to improve the programme nationally.Read " UHP Honorary Senior Research Nurse, Arch…"
Surgeon Captain Jason Smith has been confirmed as the Principal Investigator of the Year as part of the jointly run research awards by the Royal College of Emergency Medicine and National Institute of Health Research (NIHR) Clinical Research Network.Read " Jason wins Principal Investigator of the…"
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