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News Articles: COVID-19

Mental Health Urgent Care Centre launched in Buckinghamshire

A Mental Health Urgent Care Centre has been launched in Buckinghamshire to support adults who need vital mental health care during the coronavirus outbreak.  The urgent care centre, established at Peach Tree House in the grounds of Whiteleaf Mental Health Centre in Aylesbury, offers a round-the-clock alternative to A&E for people who require immediate in-person care […]

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Oxford COVID-19 vaccine to begin phase II/III human trials

University of Oxford researchers have begun recruiting for the next phase in human trials of a COVID-19 vaccine in human volunteers. The phase I trial in healthy adult volunteers began in April. More than 1,000 immunisations have been completed and follow-up is currently ongoing. The next study will enrol up to 10,260 adults and children and will […]

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Advice available via HOTLINE

A dedicated hotline has been set up by healthcare partners to help people with diabetes during the COVID-19 pandemic.  Teams at Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and neighbouring Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust (OHFT) have worked together to create and man the hotline, which is now live. Designed for patients who need urgent clinical advice, […]

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OAHP supporting the research effort

The NIHR and UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) have awarded £10.5 million of funding to six new research projects on developing and testing vaccines and therapies for the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). One of the projects will investigate potential vaccines and could begin as early as June. Another of the funded projects will develop manufacturing processes to […]

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