CaHRU attends 999EMS Research Forum on advancing patient care

Members of CaHRU, Laura Simmons, Viet-Hai Phung and Prof Niro Siriwardena recently attended the annual 999EMS Research Forum conference, which took place at the Hilton Birmingham Metropole, NEC Birmingham, on 1-2 April 2019. This year’s theme was, ‘Advancing patient care: Continue reading CaHRU attends 999EMS Research Forum on advancing patient care

CaHRU attends EMS2019 conference, Madrid

Dr Zahid Asghar and Prof Niro Siriwardena attended the fourth European Emergency Medical Service Congress (EMS2019) which took place in Madrid from Friday to Sunday 24-26 April 2019. The theme of this year’s conference was, “It takes a system to Continue reading CaHRU attends EMS2019 conference, Madrid

Research on health effects of sleep features in BBC1 documentary ‘The truth about…sleep’

I have been working on sleep and health for around 7 years now. When I first started there was very little interest. A clinician, on a national funding committee, said to me “why are you worried? Sleep is natural…” I Continue reading Research on health effects of sleep features in BBC1 documentary ‘The truth about…sleep’

Professor Graham Law joins the School of Health and Social Care and CaHRU as Professor of Medical Statistics

Graham Law, appointed Professor of Medical Statistics, joined the School of Health and Social Care in February 2017. He has worked for 23 years in medical and healthcare research and student education. He has published many papers and books in Continue reading Professor Graham Law joins the School of Health and Social Care and CaHRU as Professor of Medical Statistics

New study shows that one third of patients with diabetes attended by an ambulance for severe hypoglycaemia transported to hospital

A new study has been published in Primary Care Diabetes on ‘Severe hypoglycaemia requiring emergency medical assistance by ambulance services in the East Midlands: a retrospective study’. Hypoglycaemia or low blood sugar is important because this may be linked to Continue reading New study shows that one third of patients with diabetes attended by an ambulance for severe hypoglycaemia transported to hospital