Research

Small change, big impact!

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An innovative device is making it easier for children with cystic fibrosis to hold their nebuliser. The nebigrip, combined with the adaptation of a traditional nebuliser, is making it easier for children with the chronic condition to receive their medication.

Record year for hospital research teams

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The Research and Innovation Team at South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust recruited a record number of patients to take part in clinical trials last year. In 2017/18 the team recruited 3,758 patients to clinical research trials – a 9% increase on the previous year. The impressive figure places South Tees among the top 10% of all NHS trusts across the country when it comes to research recruitment.

Trust wins Healthcare Project of the Year Award

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A partnership between industry and South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust has been awarded the prestigious Bionow Healthcare Project of the Year Award for the development and delivery of a clinical research study examining the management of pre-operative oedema in ankle fracture patients.

New trial to improve lives of long-term painkiller users

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Researchers in health and education are leading a new trial that aims to reduce patients’ dependency on strong pain killers. South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and the University of Warwick have developed a support programme that they hope will help people with long term pain reduce their dependency on opioids and improve their quality of life.