LIVERPOOL ANNOUNCED AS SITE FOR WORLD-LEADING GENOMICS PROJECT I

A Liverpool group has today been announced as one of 11 bids from across the country to be selected by NHS England to take part in a world-leading project to tackle the genetic causes of cancer and rare diseases. A project launched by the Prime Minister earlier this year.   Liverpool-based North West Coast NHS Genomic Medicine Centre, a partnership led by Liverpool Women’s Hospital alongside Liverpool Health Partners and involving several other NHS Trust from the region, has today b...
 

Published: 22nd December 2014

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UK Rare Disease Strategy

UK Rare Disease Strategy

The UK Rare Diseases Strategy aims to ensure that none of the three million people in the UK who are affected by rare diseases are left behind. For the first time, it sets out a UK-wide vision for building on our reputation as a world leader in rare disease research, including revolutionary genomic research to help transform diagnosis and treatment. Key elements of the strategy include: a clear personal care plan for every patient that brings together health and care services, with more sup...
 

Published: 25th November 2014

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BROADGREEN EDUCATION & SIMULATION FOR TRAINING IN SURGERY & CRIT

ROYAL LIVERPOOL ACADEMY The Academic Centre of the Royal Liverpool and Broadgreen University Hospitals NHS Trust BEST COURSE Broadgreen Education & Simulation for Training in Surgery & Critical Care (BEST)Broadgreen Hospital, Thomas Drive, Liverpool, L14 3LB A series of courses suitable for all grades and specialities Expert lectures, discussions, videos Extensive wet-lab facilities for hands-on workshops and simulation using whole body porcine and supplementary porcine anato...
 

Published: 15th June 2014

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Important New Findings For Heart Attack Treatment

A major study claims that routine use of heparin rather than bivalirudin could improve outcomes for heart attack patients, while at the same time reducing costs for healthcare organisations amounting to billions of dollars globally. Researchers at Liverpool Heart and Chest Hospital NHS Foundation Trust (LHCH) conducted what they believe to be the largest single-centre trial ever undertaken in cardiovascular medicine. The study was also exceptional in that it recruited all patients presenting w...
 

Published: 1st April 2014

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ENTHUSIASM AMONGST CLINICIANS FOR THE CITY COUNCIL'S RADICAL NEW

In a recent interview, Professor Sir Ian Gilmore, Chairman of Liverpool Health Partners, spoke about the enthusiasm amongst clinicians and practitioners to implement the City Council’s radical new blueprint to integrate health and social care in the city. The report 'All Change: the platform to a healthier Liverpool' was the result of a mayoral health commission chaired by Sir Ian, who is a former president of the Royal College of Physicians. Despite some improvements, the city remains v...
 

Published: 1st April 2014

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