News and events

By Professor Ashley Cooper, Professor Angie Page and Jessica Bourne at the University of Bristol ...

A new study has revealed paying patients are 20 per cent less likely to die ...

Bristol BRC Qualitative Research Network: 2021 Symposium

8 December 2020

10 March 2021, 10am-12pm. Sustaining Qualitative Research is the fourth ...

Analysis finds four repurposed antiviral drugs have little or no effect on patients hospitalised for COVID-19

4 December 2020

Repurposed antiviral drugs – remdesivir, hydroxychloroquine, lopinavir and interferon – ...

BLOG: Making sense of consensus meetings

24 November 2020

Dr Christin Hoffmann is a Senior Research Associate in Health ...

EVENT: Genomics and Healthcare – New Opportunities

24 November 2020

30 November, 1.30pm – 2.30pm. Join the online Elizabeth Blackwell ...

Researchers contribute to international guidelines on exercise for people with cardiovascular disease

29 October 2020

Work by two members of the NIHR Bristol BRC’s Cardiovascular ...

Using MRI heart scans to improve care for hospitalised COVID-19 patients

20 October 2020

Researchers at the University of Bristol and University Hospitals Bristol ...

Encouraging older people to walk more

16 October 2020

We are looking for volunteers to help us understand why some people find walking difficult. ...

Good Grief: A virtual festival of love and loss

13 October 2020

30 October – 1 November. NIHR Bristol BRC is supporting Good Grief – a free ...

Risk of self-harm increases for boys and girls who experience earlier puberty

6 October 2020

Boys and girls who experience puberty earlier than their peers have an increased risk of ...

“Involving patients and the public in research adds a different dynamic”

18 September 2020

The NIHR Bristol BRC strategy group is made of eight public contributors. They meet with ...

Hundreds take part in study to support people with diabetes during COVID-19

17 September 2020

More than 800 people have now taken part in our UK-wide online survey to identify ...

Switching to non-surgical approach to ankle fractures in older people could save £1.5 million a year

15 September 2020

If half of patients aged 60 and over who had surgery for an ankle fracture ...

“Our patient advisory group has been invaluable”

15 September 2020

The BRC’s Cardiovascular theme has been working with its patient advisory group (PAG) since 2017. ...