News

Catch up on the all the news from our department and staff.

New Echo machine

New Echo machine

Donate Now!  We need a new echo machine! We are raising funds for a new echo machine. Our 2 old machines, Bonnie and Clyde, are now nearly 15 years old. While they have served us proudly they are now looking forward to their retirement. Sadly they can't do the newer...

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Fastest ever recruitment?

Yesterday, 7th October, we received the 'green light" to start recruitment for a new study. The study team moved quickly. Being familiar with the patients who are currently on the ward, they knew that someone fitted all the criteria needed to take part. The patient...

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Research project

Research project

Volunteers wanted! We are looking for people to volunteer to take part in a new research study looking at blood fat. A previous study showed around 20% of people in our area have a raised level of Lp(a), which a type of fat found in the blood. What would happen? If...

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Prof. Senior

Prof. Senior

Professor Senior has recently been appointed as a Honorary Fellow of the American Society of Echocardiography. This honour is given to people who are outside the USA. Prof Senior is the 30th person in the world to be given this award. He is the first in the UK to be...

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Clinical Trials day

Clinical Trials day

International Clinical Trials day 2021 May 20th is International Clinical Trials day. Research has been in the news a great deal recently.  Vaccines have been developed very quickly and information shared about Covid-19 from clinicians. This is all because of teams of...

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Research Q&A

Research Q&A

Are you interested in taking part in Research, but are unsure what it will involve? Do you have questions that would be easier to talk to someone about? You can now book a personal telephone visit with Ann, our manager, who will try and answer your questions. To book...

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New study

New study

We are now recruiting for a new study for patients who have heart disease. Further information about this and how to volunteer can be found here. Taking part in research can be very rewarding. Patients enjoy seeing the same health care professionals at each visit....

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