University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust to host new NIHR Regional Research Delivery Network

The Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) has announced that a new National Institute for Health and Care Research (NIHR) Research Delivery Network (RDN) will commence in 2024 to support the successful delivery of health and social care research in England

Leicester BRC – New exercise app using space data aims to help those with long-term health conditions.

A personalised new exercise app for people with long-term health conditions including heart and lung disease and diabetes is set to be piloted by researchers from the University of Leicester, working within the NIHR Leicester BRC.

Leicester BRC – New study shows link between health-related quality of life reduction and increased risk from heart failure

A new study carried out by researchers from the Leicester BRC has suggested there is strong link between a reduction in health-related quality of life (HRQoL) and increased rates of hospital admission and death from heart failure. 

Leicester-led study supports potential news infant immunisation programme

Findings from a Leicester-led study into the rates of children coming to A&E with respiratory infections have supported a recommendation to the UK Government to introduce a new immunisation programme against Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) for all children under 2. . . .

UHL Celebrates its annual recognition awards

UHL colleagues gathered at the Athena in Leicester for a special night of celebration for the 2023 Recognition Awards, with 16 winners named from a field of 500 nominees….

New £3.1 million MRI scanner facility opens in Leicester

A new MRI scanner facility that will help expand vital research into heart and circulatory diseases has opened at Glenfield […]

New £2.9 million project to develop rehabilitation programme for people with multiple long-term conditions

Researchers in Leicester are developing a new programme to provide exercise-based rehabilitation to people living with multiple long-term health conditions. […]