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News Articles: COVID-19

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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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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Coronavirus Epidemics first hit more than 21,000 years ago

Sarbecoviruses have crossed into humans twice in the last decade, leading to the deadly SARS-CoV-1 outbreak in 2002-04 and the current COVID-19 pandemic, caused by the SARS-CoV-2 virus. A new Oxford University Study, published today, shows that the most recent common ancestor of these viruses existed more than 21,000 years ago, nearly 30 times older […]

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Vaccine for treating cancer made possible using Oxford COVID vaccine technology

Research from the University of Oxford and the Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research has shown that the technology behind the Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine has potential in treating cancer Scientists from the University of Oxford and the Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research are building on the success of the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine against SARS-CoV-2 to develop a […]

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Pulmonary rehab clinic underway this summer at Oxford Brookes

A partnership between two leading education and health organisations has led to face-to-face rehabilitation work returning for the first time in many months. Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust and Oxford Brookes University have been running pulmonary rehabilitation clinics which have been supporting vulnerable patients at the university’s Marston Road site in Headington. The clinics enable local […]

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COVID-19 info: Get a first or second vaccination, walk in clinics, getting tested and staying safe

All adults over the age of 18 can now get vaccinated against Covid 19. Oxford Health is the lead provider for large-scale vaccination centres for Oxfordshire, Buckinghamshire and Berkshire West which use approved Pfizer, AstraZeneca and Moderna vaccines. These are located at: Kassam Stadium,  Littlemore, Oxford, OX4 6DE Broad Street Mall, Units 49-50, Reading, RG1 7QE. […]

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STUDY PRESENTS FIRST FINDINGS ON BLOOD CLOTTING AFTER COVID-19 VACCINATION

National researchers have determined the case definition criteria for the diagnosis of patients with vaccine-induced immune thrombocytopenia and thrombosis (VITT), a new thrombotic syndrome associated with the ChAdOx1 nCoV-19 vaccination. The paper, published in the New England Journal of Medicine, looks at symptoms, signs and outcomes of the first 220 UK cases of VITT. The research […]

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OAHP Annual Report and case studies for 2020/2021

The OAHP has produced its first Annual Report with accompanying case studies and this has been submitted to NIHR.  It can be accessed Paper 4 Oxford Academic Health Partners AHSC Annual Report 2020-2021_FINAL The Report covers progress towards objectives and highlights the significant activities during the year.  The Case Studies cover@ Pandemic preparedness : responding […]

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