In 2020 Rhyan was 22 and had just graduated from university, excited to start his career.Read More
Researchers in Leicester launch study to untangle organ damage after COVID-19
A new study investigating the extent to which COVID-19 damages organs has opened in Leicester this week.Read More
New report showcases Leicester COVID-19 research
Research in Leicester has been highlighted in a new report from the Medical Schools Council (MSC): Responding to a pandemic: UK universities’ response to COVID-19.Read More
People with Long-COVID after hospitalisation face limited recovery after one year
People who were hospitalised with COVID-19 and continued to experience symptoms at five months show limited further recovery one year after hospital discharge, according to the latest results of the PHOSP-COVID study, released as a pre-print on medRxiv today.
Impact of long Covid on ethnic minority healthcare workers investigated
Researchers at the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Leicester Biomedical Research Centre – a partnership between Leicester’s Hospitals, the University of Leicester and Loughborough University – will lead a new three-year study investigating the long-term health impact of COVID-19 on NHS healthcare workers (HCWs) across the UK from diverse ethnic backgrounds and roles.
Study reveals medium-term impact of COVID-19
Initial findings from a study that is part of the PHOSP-COVID platform looking at the longer-term impact of COVID-19 has found that a large proportion COVID-19 patients discharged from hospital were still experiencing symptoms of breathlessness, fatigue, anxiety and depression two to three months after contracting the virus.Read More