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The Times commends Professor Chris Hawkey as one of Britain’s top doctors

The Times recently published a directory of Britain’s top doctors that featured NUH’s Professor of Gastroenterology Chris Hawkey. Introducing the section, Times Medical Correspondent Dr Mark Porter said: “Over the past six months a team of Times researchers asked charities, specialists and professional bodies and associations to come up with a list of leaders in [...]

Nottingham Digestive Diseases Centre BRU brochure published

The latest NIHR Nottingham Digestive Diseases Centre Biomedical Research Unit brochure has just been released. The publication details the aims of the NIHR BRU and gives an overview of its facilities.

Acclaimed film director Ken Loach opens innovative Nottingham Hearing BRU Family Lab

Cannes Palm D’Or winner Ken Loach opened the NIHR Hearing BRU‘s new Family Lab in early November at Ropewalk House, Nottingham. The lab explores pioneering ways of improving communication between parents and children with hearing difficulties.

Nottingham Research Biobank gains Ethics Approval

The Nottingham Research Biobank has now received Ethical Approval. This is the first formal step in our co-ordinated biobanking and patient informatics strategy. The Ethics approval itself has a number of unique features, and is by far the most comprehensive in the UK. It includes: generic consent for biobanking embedded in all Trust surgical/diagnostic consent [...]