A Worcestershire-based group has gained a ‘group of the yr’ award for medical analysis into Covid-19.
The group from Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust obtained the award on the National Institute for Health and Care Research (NIHR) Clinical Research Network West Midland’s Awards.
The NIHR awards have a good time the vary of medical analysis from research to enhance future remedies for psychological well being circumstances, to Covid-19 vaccines and inspecting and understanding the elevated danger of contracting the virus amongst healthcare staff.
The award recognises the group’s contribution within the Worcestershire Covid-Trial Response Team working along with colleagues at Herefordshire and Worcestershire Health and Care NHS Trust, CRN West Midlands Primary Care and Across Teams, University of Birmingham Students, which got here collectively to help the supply of the nationwide precedence Covid-19 trials.
The trials included the ‘RECOVERY Trial’ which helped improve the data of which present remedies could also be useful for individuals hospitalised with suspected or confirmed Covid-19.
Jayne Tyler, Lead Research Nurse stated: “I’m so happy with our analysis group and companion organisations who joined forces with us to help these essential trials into Covid-19. I might additionally wish to thank the sufferers and their households for taking part within the research.
“Our dedication to analysis tasks like this highlights our dedication to placing sufferers first, and it is an actual credit score to our group and the belief that now we have been recognised on this means”.
The analysis group are concerned in 66 analysis tasks that assist to enhance affected person care and outcomes.
On accepting the award Emma Rowan, analysis operations lead at Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust added: “Through medical analysis we will assess the efficacy of latest medicine, diagnostics, and remedy regimes.
“This award demonstrates our dedication to supporting analysis that’s related and accessible to our sufferers, which helps to construct proof for brand spanking new approaches to enhance affected person care throughout our hospitals.”
Anyone who want to get entangled in analysis, can go to https://www.worcsacute.nhs.uk/our-trust/research-and-development or get in contact by emailing the group on Wahfirstname.lastname@example.org
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