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A study involving Oxford researchers has found that having had a liver transplant does not increase the risk of death from COVID-19, but that other factors such as age and comorbidities among liver transplant recipients do. The researchers from the Oxford Liver Unit, based at Oxford University Hospitals (OUH) NHS Foundation Trust, and the University of […]

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With support from Royal Philips, Oxford University Hospitals (OUH) NHS Foundation Trust has become one of the earliest UK adopters of a fully digitised cellular pathology (histopathology) department. OUH is one of the first NHS trusts in the country to achieve the milestone of digitising all surgical histology and referral slides within the cellular pathology department. This […]

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Oxford University Hospitals (OUH) is one of the NHS trusts that will benefit from a £13.5m national funding boost to further enhance cellular pathology services and provide faster and more accurate diagnosis of deadly diseases such as cancer.  The PathLAKE (Pathology Image Data Lake for Analytics Knowledge and Education) digital pathology consortium, led by University Hospital […]

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UK regulator gives green light to clinical trial of hydroxychloroquine to prevent Covid-19 in healthcare workers

The UK regulator MHRA announced on 26 June that it would again permit recruitment to the COPCOV COVID-19 prevention clinical trial. The MHRA decision came 5 weeks after it reacted immediately to the now-discredited paper published in The Lancet suggesting harms with hydroxychloroquine, and paused recruitment of UK participants. But The Lancet paper was based […]

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Oxford Brookes retains status as the UK’s only ‘top 50 under 50’ university in the world

Oxford Brookes University has retained its position as the UK’s top young university in the latest QS Top 50 Under 50 World University Rankings. For the fourth consecutive year, Oxford Brookes is the only UK institution to make the list of top universities under 50 years old. Professor Alistair Fitt, Vice-Chancellor of Oxford Brookes University said: […]

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Transformational gift to support Oxford’s newest graduate college

Oxford University has received a landmark £80 million donation from the Reuben Foundation that will transform Oxford’s newest college and establish a major new scholarship programme for graduate and undergraduate students. © Alison Stibbe The University last year established its 39th college – the first for 30 years – as a new base for graduate […]

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Glenn Wells

Dr Glenn Wells has now left the Oxford Academic Health Partners having contributed hugely to the two successful designations for the AHSC – now Oxford Academic Health Partners, firstly for 2014 and secondly for 2020.  His work across the partners was really significant particularly in bringing nursing and midwifery into the forefront of partnership. demonstrating […]

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Designation success

The Oxford Academic Health Partners (OAHP) is delighted to have been designated as an NIHR/NHSE/I Academic Health Science Centre following the recent competitive designation process.  The designation comes into effect from 1 April 2020 and is for an initial period of five years. The OAHP includes Oxford Health NHS FT, Oxford University Hospitals NHS FT, […]

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