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Parental mental health worsens under new national COVID-19 restrictions

Parental stress, depression and anxiety have again increased since new national restrictions have been introduced, according to the latest report from the Oxford University-led COVID-19 Supporting Parents, Adolescents, and Children in Epidemics (Co-SPACE) study, based on data from over 6000 UK parents. Participating parents and carers recently reported an increase in symptoms of stress, anxiety, […]


The NHS has today, Monday 4 January 2021, launched the rollout of the new Oxford AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine – with patients at Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (OUH) the very first to get the life-saving jab.  At 7.30am this morning at the Churchill Hospital in Oxford, dialysis patient Brian Pinker was vaccinated by Sam […]

UK National Health Service begins rollout of Oxford coronavirus vaccine

At 7.30 am today, dialysis patient Brian Pinker became the very first person to be vaccinated as part of the UK’s rollout of the Oxford / AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine, ChAdOx1 nCoV-19, with patients at the Oxford University NHS Hospitals Trust becoming the first to receive this life-saving vaccine. The Oxford AstraZeneca vaccinations will be delivered […]

Ultromics receives FDA Clearance for a first-of-kind solution in Echocardiography to help clinicians diagnose disease

A world-first, AI powered, outcomes-driven, decision support tool – EchoGo Pro, has been cleared by the FDA and is now available to clinicians across the U.S.  EchoGo Pro was trialed and validated in the UK and US, improving the diagnostic accuracy of clinicians for Coronary Artery Disease (CAD), the most common form of heart disease […]

Oxford University welcomes UK regulatory emergency use authorisation of coronavirus vaccine

The University of Oxford welcomes the news that the UK Government has today accepted the recommendation from the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) to authorise the emergency use of the ChAdOx1 nCoV-19 coronavirus vaccine in the UK. The Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI) will also publish its latest advice for the […]


Dr Bruno Holthof, Chief Executive of Oxford University Hospitals (OUH), has welcomed today’s announcement that the coronavirus vaccine developed by scientists at the University of Oxford has been approved for use in the UK. The UK Government today accepted the recommendation from the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) to authorise the emergency use of the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine in […]


Staff working for Oxford University Hospitals (OUH) – which runs the John Radcliffe Hospital, Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre and Churchill Hospital in Oxford and the Horton General Hospital in Banbury – will receive an extra day’s annual leave to say thank you for their amazing response to the COVID-19 pandemic. OUH Chair, Professor Sir Jonathan Montgomery […]

Nursing research leader Cathy Henshall awarded Readership at Oxford Brookes University

Congratulations to Dr Cathy Henshall who has been awarded a Readership within the Faculty of Health and Life Sciences at Oxford Brookes University (OBU). Dr Henshall, who is Head of Research Delivery at Oxford Health and NIHR Associate Director of Nursing, has been a fellow at OBU since 2016 and has collaborated with colleagues there on research projects in […]

Help with digital devices for carers

Action for Carers Oxfordshire has teamed up with Enrych Oxfordshire to bring you help in your own home With so many gadgets on offer it’s hard to understand how things work, especially if you’re not used to using digital devices. Now Action for Carers Oxfordshire has teamed up with Enrych Oxfordshire to bring you help […]

GPs in Oxfordshire begin vaccinating for COVID-19

Centres in Abingdon, Henley-on-Thames and Chipping Norton will start to vaccinate people in their local area who are over the age of 80.  GPs in Oxfordshire have joined the largest ever immunisation programme as local COVID-19 vaccinations start in three areas of the county this week.  Local vaccinations centres in Abingdon, Henley-on-Thames and Chipping Norton […]