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News Articles: COVID-19

OUH WELL PLACED FOR POST-PANDEMIC CLINICAL RESEARCH

Clinical research at Oxford University Hospitals (OUH) NHS Foundation Trust is emerging from the COVID-19 pandemic in a leaner and more focused way, with studies only resuming if they are considered likely to deliver. In March 2020, Oxford, like the rest of the country, paused all of its clinical research activities to reduce the risk […]

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New study shows significant impacts of severe COVID-19 infection on pregnancy outcomes

A new analysis from Oxford Population Health has found that pregnant women that are 30 years old or more, overweight, of mixed ethnicity or have gestational diabetes have a greater risk of contracting severe COVID-19, which poses significant risks for both mother and baby. Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, increasing evidence has shown that severe COVID-19 infection […]

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Lung abnormalities found in long COVID patients with breathlessness

Researchers have identified abnormalities in the lungs of long COVID patients who are experiencing breathlessness that cannot be detected with routine tests. The EXPLAIN study, which involves teams in Oxford, Sheffield, Cardiff and Manchester, is using hyperpolarised xenon MRI scans to investigate possible lung damage in long COVID patients who have not been hospitalised with […]

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Preliminary findings show ‘count me in’ is making research more inclusive at Oxford Health

Oxford Health’s innovative ‘count me in’ pilot project is having a positive effect on research recruitment according to a letter published in the journal Evidence Based Mental Health. ‘Count me in’ was launched in August 2021 after studies showed that asking clinical staff to collect research contact consent was resulting in a low uptake from […]

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BEYOND WORDS . . . IMAGES FROM THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC – NEW OUH BOOK PUBLISHED

Beyond Words . . . Images from the COVID-19 Pandemic – a new book to create a permanent record of images to mark an extraordinary time in the personal and professional lives of all our OneTeamOneOUH staff – is published today (Tuesday 18 January). Many staff submitted photos for inclusion in the book, which has been […]

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Oct 26: COVID-19 info: Vaccines for 12-15 age groups, over 16s, bookings and walk in clinics, the booster programme

Bookings, timings and amendments You can book your vaccine or amend an appointment on the NHS National Booking System (NBS) or by calling 119. If you are under the age of 40 or pregnant you will automatically be offered a venue with a Pfizer or Moderna vaccine as advised by the Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation […]

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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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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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‘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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