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Study assesses long-term risk of invasive breast cancer after pre-invasive disease

Women who are diagnosed with ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS) outside the National Health Service breast screening programme are around four times as likely to develop invasive breast cancer and to die from breast cancer than women in the general population, finds a University of Oxford study published by the British Medical Journal (BMJ) This […]

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New guidance published to aid researchers evaluating surgical robots

Surgical robotics are amongst the most complex devices entering healthcare, but how should we evaluate them? Published in Nature Medicine, the Idea, Development, Exploration, Assessment and Long-term monitoring (IDEAL) Robotics Colloquium outlines the latest guidance to aid researchers evaluating surgical robots. Surgical robots are poised to significantly alter the healthcare landscape, with expansion of the […]

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Horton General Hospital and Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre celebrated for National Data Audit

Teams at the Horton General Hospital and Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre have been awarded gold and silver awards and been named as National Joint Registry (NJR) Quality Data Providers after successfully completing a national programme of local data audits.  The NJR monitors the performance of hip, knee, ankle, elbow and shoulder joint replacement procedures to improve clinical […]

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Draft Strategy aims to transform primary care services

The Buckinghamshire, Oxfordshire and Berkshire West Integrated Care Board (BOB ICB) has published its draft Primary Care Strategy to transform general practice, community pharmacy, optometry (eye care) and dentistry. The strategy has been developed with the support of health and care partners and local people to meet the challenges facing primary care, including high demand […]

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OUH physiotherapists win NIHR fellowships

Two physiotherapists based at the Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre have been successful in obtaining an NIHR Doctoral Clinical and Practitioner Academic Fellowship (DCAF). Lucy Dove and Simon Wood will begin their fellowships in 2024. The DCAF scheme constitutes the doctoral tier of the Health Education England (HEE) and National Institute for Health and Care Research (NIHR) Integrated Clinical […]

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OUH appoints Chief Nursing Officer

Yvonne Christley has been appointed as the Chief Nursing Officer of Oxford University Hospitals (OUH) and will take up her post on 1 May 2024. Yvonne is currently Chief Nursing Officer at Milton Keynes University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, having previously been Deputy Chief Nurse at Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. Professor […]

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Report sets out recommendations for reducing inequities and improving care for babies of Asian and Black mothers

The Mothers and Babies: Reducing Risk through Audits and Confidential Enquiries across UK (MBRRACE) collaboration, which is co-led by The Infant Mortality and Morbidity Studies (TIMMS) group at the University of Leicester and the Nuffield Department of Population Health’s Perinatal Epidemiology Unit (NPEU), has today published the results of a confidential enquiry into the care […]

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Clinical Research Internships for Nurses, Midwives and Allied Health Professionals

Opportunities for graduate Band 5, 6 or 7 NMAHPs interested in developing research skills and knowledge. Internships are short-duration awards for individuals with little or no research experience. The Oxford NIHR Biomedical Research Centre (BRC) is supporting 5 research internships for Nurses, Midwives and Allied Health Professionals (NMAHPs) to have some protected time to develop […]

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Innovation Perspectives: Q&A with Professor Keith Channon

Innovation Perspectives is OAHP’s Q&A series with OAHP Board Members and partner organisation leads. Professor Keith Channon, OAHP Director, talks about OAHP’s role, the vision for academic health partnerships beyond 2025, and why bringing together the right mix of people is critical for Oxford’s clinical research. “…If we can attract the right researchers and clinical leaders […]

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