University of Warwick joins major programme to help develop Covid-19 antibody tests to track level of infection in the community
WMS students are helping to develop antibody tests for Covid-19 by conducting tests for key workers recruited from the police and fire service in the West Midlands.
The term ‘morning sickness’ is misleading and should instead be described as nausea and sickness in pregnancy, argue researchers from WMS who have demonstrated that these symptoms can occur at any time of the day – not just the morning.
The Yvonne Carter Award for Outstanding Early Career Researcher has been awarded to Dr Sarah Mitchell. Sarah recently gained her PhD here at WMS, supervised by Prof Jeremy Dale. It is especially exciting that Sarah should receive this award, as Yvonne Carter was Dean of Warwick Medical School from 2004 to 2009.
We are very sad to have to tell you that 2019 MB ChB graduate, Joshua Burke died suddenly on Sunday 14 June.
The early pandemic paradox: fewer deaths in the first 4 months from December 2019 to March 2020 compared to the previous 5 years
An analysis by WMS and WMG researchers of national weekly mortality rates between December 2019 – March 2020, compared to the same period for the previous five years has shown that there have been fewer deaths registered this year during the lead up to the Covid-19 pandemic.
A new study by WMS researchers shows that sending discharge letters to patients as well as their GPs when they leave hospital could make a substantial difference to patient outcomes.
A new diagnostic tool for rapid detection of Coronavirus is being developed by Warwick researchers, led by the Gibson Lab. Learn more about the tool, its development and how it could help in the battle against the virus.
The role that online resources have played in supporting the wellbeing of unpaid carers and keeping them connected during the COVID-19 lockdown is being highlighted this week by the WMS team behind Care Companion.
GP practices keen to improve patient and staff health by linking with local parkrun events, survey by WMS shows
Building connections between GP practices and local parkrun events could help to improve the health and wellbeing of patients and staff, finds a new study by Warwick Medical School.
Survey by WMS researchers shows most women’s healthcare units have adopted national guidance on COVID-19 but there are concerns that without greater planning there could be problems that may adversely affect women’s health in the future.
Second survey of UK nurses and midwives highlights ongoing concerns about their health, training and strain on mental health during COVID-19
The second round of results from a three-survey study by a collaboration involving WMS highlights the ongoing concerns nurses and midwives in the UK have about Covid-19 and the risks it poses to their health.
WMS researchers have developed a way to create more crucial reagents for use in COVID-19 tests that could also provide enhancements to the use of, and production of, future tests.
Increased risk of heart disease, high blood pressure and type two diabetes later in life for child abuse survivors, new study finds
A study led by WMS and the University of Birmingham has found people who have experienced maltreatment during childhood are significantly more likely to develop conditions such as heart disease in adulthood.
A new app designed to act as a bedside tool for junior doctors, GPs, nurses and other health professionals who are looking after patients with COVID-19 has been created by Clinical Lecturers from WMS.
WMS and KCL researchers have developed and implemented a training course with researchers at St Francis University College in Tanzania designed to equip healthcare leaders with the knowledge and skills to integrate remote consulting into their local service.
Survey of UK nurses and midwives’ highlights their concerns about health, training and workload during COVID-19
Results of a survey published on 21 April by a collaboration involving WMS have highlighted concerns nurses and midwives in the UK have about COVID-19.
New clinical trial co-led by Professor Gavin Perkins seeks to find alternatives to ventilators to treat patients who are critically ill with COVID-19.
Staff and students from WMS and across the University are helping to respond to the pandemic in many ways including with ventilators, visors, volunteering and testing.
WMS final year students are from today (1 April) supporting health services across Coventry and Warwickshire to help fight COVID-19. Our students will be helping to deliver vital support to existing medical and other clinical staff to help with the response to Coronavirus.
Many of our WMS research staff are now focusing entirely on their clinical roles to help tackle COVID-19. WMS have also made laboratories facilities available to support COVID-19 work and are helping to distribute sanitiser to Midlands NHS organisations.
A new study from Warwick Medical School and the University of Oxford reveals a breakthrough for sportsmen and women in the treatment of Achilles tendon rupture.
A team of four third year MB ChB students, the 'Titanic Swim Team', have been crowned winners of this year's WMS Game Show Jamboree - for the third year in a row!
A new tool developed by Warwick Medical School to help carers manage the daily challenges of life when caring for a friend or loved one has been presented to the Minister of State for Care at Westminster.
The 2020 MB ChB Prizegiving Evening took place on 30 January, celebrating the fantastic work and achievements of our medical students over the last year and recognising teaching and personal tutoring excellence amongst our staff.