The National Institute for Health and Care Research (NIHR) has awarded £8.5 million to an East Midlands partnership, including Derby Clinical Trials Support Unit (DCTSU), part of University Hospitals of Derby and Burton (UHDB), to deliver one of eight hubs of the new NIHR Research Support Service (RSS).
University Hospitals of Derby and Burton NHS Trust (UHDB) is taking part in an important national research study looking at whether testing pregnant women to see if they carry group B Streptococcus (GBS) reduces the risk of infection in new-born babies.
The first Research and Development Forum (RD Forum) since the pandemic saw over 800 delegates gathering at the Sage Gateshead for two days of sharing ideas, networking and hearing the latest developments in Health and Social Care Research.
A landmark study that aims to deliver a step change in the care of chronic wounds and reduce healthcare costs for wound management has begun patient trials in people with diabetes-related foot ulcers.
Colleagues from University Hospitals of Derby and Burton’s (UHDB) are taking part in a ground-breaking national research study into post-operative shoulder rehabilitation following the award of a £1.7million grant by the NIHR.