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Joy Warmington MBE has been appointed as a Non-executive Director of Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust for an initial term of three years – she took up her new role today (Tuesday 1 June 2021). The Trust’s Council of Governors, which includes elected representatives of the public and staff, made the appointment at its meeting […]

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New Chair for Oxford to Cambridge Arc Universities Group

Professor Alistair Fitt, Vice-Chancellor of Oxford Brookes University, is the new Chair of the Oxford to Cambridge Arc Universities Group, taking over from Professor Sir Peter Gregson of Cranfield University. The Arc Universities Group brings together leaders from nine universities, working with government and industry to support inclusive and sustainable growth in a region of […]

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In-depth review of spread and adoption approaches published by AHSN Network

An in-depth study examining approaches to spreading and adopting innovation in the health sector has been published by the AHSN Network to help AHSNs, and partners, understand and harness the AHSN collective experience and expertise. The review, which identifies the different approaches used across the 15 AHSNs within the Network, highlights the complexity of spread […]

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Work to provide new and improved inpatient wards for the Renal, Transplant, and Colorectal (Lower Gastrointestinal) services at Oxford University Hospitals’ Churchill Hospital has completed.  The relocation provides a better-connected service for transplant and renal patients in larger, modern wards with more side rooms with en suite bathrooms and quicker access to critical care, theatres, and […]

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Oxford to play host to crucial G7 health talks

Oxford University – an international hub of clinical and medical expertise – will host G7 Health Ministers’ Meeting in early June. In-person events to provide springboard for global collaboration on key areas to stop future pandemics Discussions will inform Leaders’ Summit the following week in Cornwall The 2021 G7 Health Ministers’ Meeting will be held […]

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Student hailed as ‘Unsung Hero’ in the Oxfordshire Health and Social Care Awards

An Oxford Brookes student has been nominated in the Oxfordshire Health and Social Care Awards 2021 for her volunteering work during the pandemic. Courtney Hughes, a first year student studying the Nursing Associate Higher Apprenticeship degree, has supported members of her local community and frontline healthcare workers through her charity Secret Santa 365, which provides gifts, essential items, […]

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Childhood abdominal pain may be linked to disordered eating in teenagers

New research shows that people who suffer from recurrent abdominal pain in childhood may be more likely to have disordered eating as teenagers. This is the first study to provide prospective evidence of an association between recurrent abdominal pain at aged 7-9 years and fasting to control weight at aged 16 years. The study, published […]

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The Botnar Research Institute appoints new Director

The Nuffield Department of Orthopaedic, Rheumatology and Musculoskeletal Sciences (NDORMS) is delighted to announce that Professor Jonathan Rees has been appointed as the new Director of the Botnar Research Institute Professor Rees will take up the role in August 2021 from Professor Andrew Carr, also the Head of Department at NDORMS, who said: “Prof Jonny Rees is an outstanding clinician […]

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