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Promising idea has potential to improve the lives of people with intestinal failure

Mar
04
Patients being treated for intestinal failure at the Bristol Royal Infirmary could benefit from a simple test used to measure how salty their urine is. Clinicians at University Hospitals Bristol have come up with the idea of using a test that is routinely used to measure the amount of chlorine in swimming pools. This could identify patients who are becoming dehydrated promptly and allow earlier treatment.  Read More

TYA team secure funding for young people’s cancer study

Feb
26
A pioneering research project on young people’s cancer is soon to get underway at the Bristol Haematology and Oncology Centre (BHOC). The year-long project will see the team from the teenage and young adults (TYA) cancer service at the BHOC looking at the journey of young people with cancer through the healthcare system, from first presentation to diagnosis.  Read More

Dr Elanor Hinton enjoys a visit from Redland Green School at CRIC

Feb
25
Yesterday saw another visit from Year 13 pupils from Redland Green School to CRICBristol. Dr Elanor Hinton gave a presentation about magnetic resonance imaging and computerised tomography, including research and clinical applications of each. Pupils were then showed the MRI scanner by Aileen Wilson, Radiographer, who demonstrated the strength of the magnetic field.   Read More

Gus Hamilton wins Innovation Challenge Prize

Feb
23
Patients being treated for intestinal failure at the Bristol Royal Infirmary could benefit from a simple test used to measure how salty there urine is. Clinicians at University Hospitals Bristol have come up with the idea of using a test that is routinely used to measure the amount of chlorine in swimming pools. This could identify patients who are becoming dehydrated promptly and allow earlier treatment.  Read More

Children and young people to get more say in their health care

Feb
12
Children and young people are set to play a more active role in deciding which mental health outcomes are most important to them.  Read More