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World Patient Safety Day: Quality Improvement at Oxford Health

At Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust, we are always looking at how we can improve the safety of care we provide. Our commitment to continually improving is seen in the establishment of the Trust’s Oxford Healthcare Improvement Centre. Oxford Healthcare Improvement Centre’s aim is to improve patient safety and the quality of care through a programme […]

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Major funding boost for UK’s open research agenda

Oxford Brookes University is part of a consortium of 18 universities – the UK Reproducibility Network – that has received funding of £8.5 million, over five years, to encourage open research practices in the sector. The funding includes £4.5 million from the Research England Development fund. The UK Reproducibility Network aims to ensure the UK remains a centre […]

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Oxford Brookes shortlisted in Times Higher Education Awards

Oxford Brookes University has been shortlisted for Outstanding Entrepreneurial University in the Times Higher Education Awards 2021. Known as the ‘Oscars of Higher Education’, the awards are now in their 17th year, with 20 categories celebrating inspiring and innovative achievements across the sector. This year’s awards focus on the outstanding work from universities during the […]

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PATIENTS GIVE THEIR VIEWS ON URGENT AND EMERGENCY CARE AT OUH

The results of the National Urgent and Emergency Care Survey 2020 are published by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) on Wednesday 15 September. The national survey was completed by patients at 132 Emergency Departments, including at the two Emergency Departments (at the Horton General and John Radcliffe hospitals) run by Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation […]

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OUH AND PARTNERS’ COVID-19 RESPONSE NOMINATED FOR HSJ AWARDS

A collaborative project involving Oxford University Hospitals (OUH), Defence Medical Services (DMS), and the University of Oxford’s Radcliffe Department of Medicine is in the running for a prestigious honour at the HSJ Awards 2021.  The Defence COVID-19 Rehabilitation and Recovery Service (DCRS) is shortlisted for the Military and Civilian Health Partnership Award, which celebrates excellence in healthcare and health […]

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Oxford to assess revolutionary multi-cancer blood test in trial, for future implementation in the NHS

 A partnership between the University of Oxford and GRAIL, LLC will evaluate the use of a new, non-invasive, multi-cancer early detection test known as Galleri in suspected cancer patients. The national SYMPLIFY study aims to demonstrate this revolutionary technology can benefit patients and detect many cancers earlier. Ultimately Galleri could be used in routine visits […]

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Researchers develop machine learning algorithm to diagnose deep vein thrombosis

A team of researchers are developing the use of an artificial intelligence (AI) algorithm with the aim of diagnosing deep vein thrombosis (DVT) more quickly and as effectively as traditional radiologist-interpreted diagnostic scans, potentially cutting down long patient waiting lists and avoiding patients unnecessarily receiving drugs to treat DVT when they don’t have it. DVT […]

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‘Finding our Way: An NHS Tribute Garden’ at RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2021

‘Finding Our Way – An NHS Tribute Garden’ is a celebration of the incredible efforts of the thousands of people who fought – and are still fighting – the COVID-19 pandemic on our behalf. The garden is designed by Naomi Ferrett-Cohen and presented by Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and Oxford University. Everyone has […]

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Eight Oxford researchers win top UKRI Future Leaders Fellowships

Today eight Oxford University academics have been awarded significant financial funding from the UKRI ‘Future Leaders Fellowships scheme’ that was created to help develop the next wave of world-class research and innovation leaders in academia and business. Science Minister Amanda Solloway announced nearly 100 new Fellows, who will share in £113 million funding, with individual […]

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RHS CHELSEA FLOWER SHOW GARDEN CELEBRATES TIRELESS WORK OF NHS STAFF

A garden at this year’s RHS Chelsea Flower Show will celebrate the tireless work of NHS staff, as well as commemorating all key worker efforts throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. Finding Our Way: An NHS Tribute Garden is designed to mark the efforts of all staff who cared for people during the COVID-19 pandemic. Designed by Naomi Ferrett-Cohen for […]

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