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Fri, 01 May 2015

Celebration time as Chapel Allerton Hospital’s rheumatology department turns 21

The rheumatology department at Chapel Allerton Hospital in Leeds is set to celebrate its 21st birthday on Wednesday 6 May with a day of events looking back at over two decades of achievement. Around 35,000 patients annually from around the region use the service, and Chapel Allerton Hospital is also an internationally recognised centre of expertise for rheumatology research. Two membe ...Read more »
Thu, 30 Apr 2015

Top research accolade for Leeds children's cancer consultant

Congratulations to paediatric cancer consultant Dr Bob Phillips, from Leeds Children's Hospital, who has been named the SPARKS Young Investigator of the Year for his tireless child and adolescent research work.  Presented at the......read more »

Wed, 15 Apr 2015

Yorkshire cricketers undergo skin cancer screening at Chapel Allerton Hospital

Yorkshire county cricketers have been screened for signs of skin cancer at a special awareness-raising clinic held at Chapel Allerton Hospital in partnership with Yorkshire Cancer Research. The screening coincided with news of......read more »

Wed, 08 Apr 2015

LTHT pioneers 'heat and ice' treatment for kidney cancer

Leeds Teaching Hospitals is leading the way in using a pioneering treatment for cancer by using ‘heat and ice’ to kill tumours. Interventional Oncology (IO) uses heat and ice to destroy tumours in a minimally invasive procedure......read more »

Fri, 20 Mar 2015

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

Leeds Teaching Hospitals today welcomed the budget announcement of £20m to fund new health and social care information projects, aimed at tackling major health challenges by using ‘big picture’ data....read more »