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Series of films on fatigue, available to the public

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Experts across healthcare and academia in Newcastle have produced a number of short patient education films aimed at supporting people with symptoms of fatigue as they recover from COVID-19.


New NHS initiative: get fit in your own front room

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People in Tyneside are set to benefit from a new exercise programme

Over 317,000 households across Gateshead, Newcastle and North Tyneside will have the new HowFit (Home Wellbeing and Fitness)…

Linking skin ageing research with industry: a trainee’s story

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Our NIHR Newcastle BRC trainees are offered a range of career development opportunities to enhance their prospects beyond their PhD study with us. Roisin Stout, a trainee working…

Diagnosis of neurological diseases to benefit from AI

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Cutting edge Artificial Intelligence technology for diagnosing neurological disease such as Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s from eye scans will be tested and scaled in the NHS.

The Newcastle University-led project working…

COVID vaccine research at Newcastle Hospitals

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In a recent RCN Magazine feature, Matron Aileen Burn has described how nursing colleagues at Newcastle Hospitals have not only been caring for patients during COVID-19, but how their…

New NHS service enables people to sign up to be contacted for COVID-19 vaccine studies

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A new NHS service has been launched today (20 July), helping people across the UK sign up for information on the new COVID-19 vaccine trials.

The new NHS Covid-19…

New hope for kidney revival for transplant

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New research has demonstrated that kidneys can be revived prior to transplantation by delivering a cell therapy directly to the organ.

A team led by Newcastle University researcher, Dr…

New national study into the long-term health impacts of COVID-19 launched

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A major UK research study into the long-term health impacts of COVID-19 on hospitalised patients has been launched today.

The PHOSP-COVID study has been awarded £8.4million jointly by UK Research…

Latest from Trust Chief Executive on research and innovation

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As Chief Executive of the Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Dame Jackie Daniel sits on the Strategic Leadership Team for the NIHR Newcastle BRC; playing a…

Multimorbidity and hospital admissions: examining the links and improving outcomes

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A key focus for the NIHR Newcastle BRC is understanding how to improve care for people with multimorbidity admitted to hospital; something that is key to improving outcomes both…

Leading scientist elected to prestigious Academy

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The Academy of Medical Sciences has elected prominent Newcastle Professor, Muzlifah Haniffa to their Fellowship.

Fellows to the Academy are chosen for their exceptional contributions to advancing biomedical science via…