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OUH teams up or BMJ Awards tonight

Good luck to two teams from Oxford University Hospitals which are in the running for awards at this year’s prestigious British Medical Journal (BMJ) Awards being held on Wednesday 24 April. The Translational Gastroenterology Team has been shortlisted in the ‘Digital Innovation Team’ category, and the Oxford Sepsis Strategy has been named as a finalist in […]

Oxford AHSN latest

The April AHSN newsletter is available here

OUH Centre of Excellence

Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust has been recognised by Muscular Dystrophy UK for providing outstanding care for people with muscle-wasting conditions. The Trust was awarded Centre of Clinical Excellence status by the charity, alongside 16 other centres across the UK, for the second time. The awards recognise excellence across a range of criteria, including […]

Tipu Aziz honoured

Leading Oxford Neurosurgeon is honoured.  Professor Tipu Aziz from the Nuffield Department of Surgical Sciences (NDSS) has been awarded the Medal of the Society of British Neurological Surgeons (SBNS) for his lifetime achievement in neurosurgery. – read more here

Ebola and deadly infections – a new approach

A new approach to tackling Ebola and other diseases has been determined.  (This links into the Immunity and Infection Theme of the AHSC).  More information can be found here  

Novartis and BDI announce partnership

Novartis and the University of Oxford’s Big Data Institute to establish world-leading research alliance using artificial intelligence to understand complex diseases and improve drug development Jan 18, 2019 Unique five-year alliance established between industry and academia to advance the analysis and interpretation of ultra large and multiple datasets, using cutting edge technology including artificial intelligence […]

Partnership wins national health-industry award

An initiative bringing together the Oxford AHSN, NHS and industry to improve patient care has won a national prize. The collaboration with Roche Diagnostics to introduce a new test for pre-eclampsia into maternity units was the winner of the ‘Best Healthcare Provider Partnership’ category of the HSJ Partnership Awards. The judges said: “This project showed […]

PET-CT Services at the Oxford University Hospitals

In light of significant public and media interest in this issue at present, this statement clarifies the current position. Oxford University Hospitals (OUH) NHS Foundation Trust currently provides the Thames Valley regional Positron Emission Tomography and Computed Tomography (PET-CT) service in the Cancer Centre at the Churchill Hospital in Oxford. This service is commissioned by […]

High cholesterol strongly linked to risk of stroke

High levels of cholesterol are a major risk factor for stroke according to new research published today in Nature Medicine by researchers in Nuffield Department of Population Health. High levels of cholesterol are a major risk factor for stroke according to new research published today in Nature Medicine. The study suggests that more widespread use of statin […]

Oxford Medical Researchers win prestigious awards

Four leading healthcare academics in Oxford have received a prestigious national award. The University of Oxford professors have been named National Institute of Health Research (NIHR) Senior Investigators in recognition of their ‘outstanding contribution to clinical and applied health and social care research’. The successful candidates are all prominent researchers in the NIHR Oxford Biomedical Research Centre (BRC). […]

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