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University of Birmingham SCRIPT eLearning programme advocated for prescribers to ensure the safer use of medicines and reduce errors

University of Birmingham SCRIPT eLearning programme advocated for prescribers to ensure the safer use of medicines and reduce errors
Description
Healthcare safety investigators advocate that all professionals responsible for prescribing use an online learning programme developed by the University of Birmingham.
Date:
18/04/2019

Perspective: Fake news – a dental education prospective

Perspective: Fake news – a dental education prospective
Description
Professor Damien Walmsley, Head of Teaching Unit of Prosthetic Dentistry, and Marco Antonio Dias da Silva discuss the destructive effects of fake news and how it may have serious public health consequences.
Date:
28/03/2019

University of Birmingham to unveil new 'blue plaque' celebrating the work of two innovative dentists

University of Birmingham to unveil new 'blue plaque' celebrating the work of two innovative dentists
Description
A new 'blue plaque' is set to be unveiled as part of the University of Birmingham's history trail that will celebrate the work of two innovative dentists whose inventions have saved thousands of lives.
Date:
13/03/2019

The Conversation: Tooth whitening – don't gamble with your teeth

The Conversation: Tooth whitening – don't gamble with your teeth
Description
Professor Damien Walmsley, Head of Teaching Unit of Prosthetic Dentistry, writes on why cheap, over-the-counter tooth-whitening kits could end up costing you a pretty penny for The Conversation.
Date:
13/03/2019

Dental students to train on 'lifelike' mouth models

Dental students to train on 'lifelike' mouth models
Description
Dental models with the tactile qualities of real mouths will be used to train the next generation of dentists thanks to new research carried out in collaboration with the University of Birmingham.
Date:
11/03/2019

Dental students to train on 'lifelike' mouth models

Dental students to train on 'lifelike' mouth models
Description
Dental models with the tactile qualities of real mouths will be used to train the next generation of dentists thanks to new research carried out in collaboration with the University of Birmingham.
Date:
05/03/2019

Professor leads national group of experts reviewing the benefits and risks of opioid medicines

Professor leads national group of experts reviewing the benefits and risks of opioid medicines
Description
A University of Birmingham Professor is leading a national review into the benefits and risks of opioid medicines including issues around dependency and addiction.
Date:
15/02/2019

'Physician Associates' are an asset to hospital medical and surgical teams, study finds

'Physician Associates' are an asset to hospital medical and surgical teams, study finds
Description
The first study into the impact on the NHS of a new type of health worker in hospitals, known as Physician Associates, has found that they benefit medical and surgical teams over a wide range of specialities
Date:
31/01/2019

University of Birmingham develops sight-saving treatment for eye infection or trauma

University of Birmingham develops sight-saving treatment for eye infection or trauma
Description
Scientists at the University of Birmingham have developed a novel eye drop that rapidly reduces sight-threatening scarring to the surface of the eye.
Date:
21/12/2018

University of Birmingham medical students attend world-leading international bioethics conference

University of Birmingham medical students attend world-leading international bioethics conference
Description
Four students from the College of Medical and Dental Sciences recently attended the 13th World Conference on Bioethics, Medical Ethics and Healthcare Law in Jerusalem, organised by UNESCO.
Date:
20/12/2018
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