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Fri, 20 Mar 2015

Patients in Leeds to benefit from £20m budget investment in research projects

The Chancellor announced funding for the Northern Health Science Alliance (NHSA), a partnership between universities and NHS Hospital Trusts in the North of England to improve the health and wealth of the region. Leeds Teaching Hospital Trust and the University of Leeds are included within the 16 partners of the NHSA which seeks to bring together the collective expertise of the North’s universitie ...Read more »
Wed, 11 Mar 2015

Hospital scientist's epic cycle ride across America - take two!

A clinical scientist based at Leeds General Infirmary who has battled back after a cycling accident is planning an epic ride across America to raise money for brain research in Leeds. Dr Mike Bosomworth planned to do a charity......read more »

Tue, 03 Mar 2015

LGI-led study seeks to improve services for patients with pacemakers

The largest ever independent assessment of heart function and outcomes in patients with pacemakers is underway. It is being co-ordinated from Leeds General Infirmary and involves patients from hospitals in Bradford and Harrogate......read more »

Fri, 20 Feb 2015

Leeds Teaching Hospitals hosts conference to share learning of £2m pressure ulcer study

Senior health staff from across the country came to Leeds General Infirmary for a major conference on the fight against pressure ulcers in NHS care. Leeds Teaching Hospitals has been the host site for a £2 million five-year......read more »

Thu, 05 Feb 2015

High-tech £650,000 scanner brings more world-leading technology to St James’s

Patients at St James’s University Hospital are now benefitting from an extremely advanced new £650,000 SPECT-CT scanner which can improve the speed and accuracy of diagnosis for a range of conditions. The equipment, installed in......read more »