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Patient and public involvement

Public blog: My journey into the Multiverse Lab….

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In this blog, Public Contributor Gary Gibson shares his experience of supporting the development of the exciting Multiverse Lab project.

It’s almost a year…

Understanding the links between ageing and immune responses: a trainee’s story

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Wezi Sendama is one of our clinical trainees, whose work focusses on the effect of ageing on…

New device trial to examine benefits for people with Parkinson’s

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Newcastle researchers linked the Newcastle BRC Dementia theme are embarking on an exciting study that will examine the use of a handheld device in improving mobility for people with…

Multiverse Lab Guided Tours: book on now!

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The team behind our Multiverse Lab will be hosting Guided Tours on the following dates. Sign up and join in to have your say on important areas of health…

Changing healthcare through patient-led research: a trainee’s story

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A recent study conducted by Newcastle BRC’s Liver Disease theme PhD student, Jadine Scragg, and supervised by NIHR Clinical…

Trainee Showcase goes digital

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Newcastle BRC trainees showcased their research to peers and the public at an online Trainee Showcase event last month.

The NIHR Newcastle BRC trainees, who come from a range…

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.


Multiverse Lab: new online experience for patient involvement in the North East

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Residents living north of the Tyne are being asked to take part in a new interactive, online experience called Multiverse Lab that will shape the future of health research…

Challenge accepted! Patient and Public Involvement during COVID-19

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As we restart non-COVID-19 research, Patient and Public Involvement Leads (PPI) from the NIHR Newcastle Biomedical Research Centre (Kasia Kurowska) and NIHR Birmingham Biomedical Research Centre

BioResource Centre Newcastle celebrates 1 year of e-consent for Newcastle Hospitals

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In August 2019 the NIHR BioResource Centre Newcastle became the first project sponsored by Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals (NuTH) to begin using electronic consent (e-Consent) to sign up volunteers.


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…

Doctor shares advice on managing low blood pressure and dizziness in older adults

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Former NIHR funded trainee has created an animation on orthostatic hypotension (OH), supporting those living with the condition to better manage their symptoms.

Dr James Frith is a Consultant Geriatrician…