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12/09/2013

University backs up calls for more Physician Associates to transform acute medicine

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Academics at the University of Birmingham have welcomed the Future Hospitals Commission report calling for the development of the Physician Associate role in acute medical settings – as the University prepares to relaunch its postgraduate diploma which trains graduates in the profession.
Date:
12/09/2013
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Teaching
19/08/2013

Work to start on £50m Birmingham Dental Hospital & School of Dentistry

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The partners behind the first integrated, stand-alone dental hospital and dental school to be built in the UK for almost 40 years have reached financial close and work will start on site next month.
Date:
19/08/2013
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Students, Teaching
07/08/2013

Promoting good mental health and well-being at Birmingham Medical School

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The Feel Bright campaign was set up in 2010–11 as a joint initiative between student representatives from the MBChB Medicine and Surgery Programme at the Medical School (part of the College of Medical and Dental Sciences at the University of Birmingham) and senior welfare staff to promote good mental health and well-being
Date:
07/08/2013
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences
06/08/2013

Researchers find depression in hip fracture patients hinders physical recovery and compromises immunity

Description
Older people who suffer a hip fracture should be routinely tested and treated for depression to aid their recovery and prevent their immune systems from being compromised, according to new research from the University of Birmingham.
Date:
06/08/2013
Categories:
Life and Environmental Sciences, Medical and Dental Sciences, Research
05/08/2013

Meet the Scientist at Thinktank on 31st October 2013

Meet the Scientist at Thinktank on 31st October 2013
Description
Meet the Scientist at Birmingham's Thinktank Millennium Point on 31st October 2013 featuring scientists, doctors and nurses from the University of Birmingham and Queen Elizabeth Hospital
Date:
05/08/2013
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences
02/08/2013

Birmingham researchers find depression in hip fracture patients hinders physical recovery and compromises immunity

Description
Older people who suffer a hip fracture should be routinely tested and treated for depression to aid their recovery and prevent their immune systems from being compromised, according to new research from the University of Birmingham.
Date:
02/08/2013
Categories:
Life and Environmental Sciences, Medical and Dental Sciences, Research
01/08/2013

Birmingham Professor wins national recognition

Description
A professor from the University of Birmingham has won a place on the Health Service Journal's inaugural list of Inspirational Women.
Date:
01/08/2013
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences
17/07/2013

Craniotomy instruments get a new home

Description
Dr Brian Watson (MBChB, 1953) has donated a set of 19th century craniotomy instruments to the Birmingham Medical School.
Date:
17/07/2013
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences
12/07/2013

The Royal baby and modern fatherhood

Description
Prince William has made it to hospital for the birth of his first child, it has been reported, with no need for a dash back from Anglesey - but new ethics research from the University of Birmingham says that the culture of fathers being involved in all aspects of antenatal and maternity care, including the birth, may mean that men experience the disadvantages of the 'medicalisation' of pregnancy without the attendant advantages it offers mothers.
Date:
12/07/2013
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research
10/07/2013

Medical students scoop top prizes at graduation

Description
A pair of outstanding medical students will be honoured with top prizes at the University of Birmingham's degree congregations this week.
Date:
10/07/2013
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Students
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