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Treating diabetic foot ulcers: new research with smart shoe insoles

A research team, involving academics at Oxford Brookes University, has been awarded a share of a £1.6 million grant from UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) to develop smart shoe insoles to help tackle diabetic foot ulcers.  Diabetic foot ulcers affect a quarter of people with diabetes and cost the NHS around £1 billion a year. Funded by UKRI’s Engineering and […]

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Oxford to play host to crucial G7 health talks

The 2021 G7 Health Ministers’ Meeting will be held in-person in Oxford on 3-4 June and will bring together health leaders from the world’s leading democracies to agree life-saving action in critical areas of global health.  They will convene at Oxford University, which has been at the heart of the global fight against COVID-19, with world-leading […]

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Pioneering recovery and employment team to expand

Oxford Health’s pioneering approach to recovery and employment for people with experience of mental illness has been awarded prestigious trailblazer status by Health Education England. The Peer Support Worker Programme focuses on people’s recovery – providing one-of-a-kind support to people experiencing mental ill-health and inspirational opportunities for people in recovery. The accolade means the trust […]

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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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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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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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Eleven University of Oxford professors honoured by the Academy of Medical Sciences

All were selected for their exceptional contributions to the advancement of medical science through innovative research discoveries and translating scientific developments into benefits for patients and the wider society: Professor Arjen Dondorp, Centre for Tropical Medicine and Global Health (Nuffield Department of Medicine) Professor Sarah Gilbert, Jenner Institute (Nuffield Department of Medicine) Professor Peter Horby, […]

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OUH NHS Trust nurse wins BAME Nurse of the Year at national awards

Ariel Lanada, Divisional Educational Lead for the Neurosciences, Orthopaedics, Trauma, Specialist Surgery, Children’s and Neonates Division of Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, is the joint winner of BAME Nurse of the Year in the National BAME Health and Care Awards.    Ariel, who is also Chair of our Black Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) Network, […]

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OUH Finalists announced in Oxfordshire Health Awards

Seven exceptional individuals and teams from Oxford University Hospitals (OUH) have been named as finalists at the Oxfordshire Health & Social Care Awards.   The inaugural awards, run by the Oxford Mail and Oxford Times, will celebrate the very best of Oxfordshire’s healthcare heroes and how they have gone above and beyond during the COVID-19 pandemic. […]

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