A new study investigating the extent to which COVID-19 damages organs has opened in Leicester this week.Read More
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 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.
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.
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
Members of the public who have had, or cared for someone with, COVID-19 are being asked to join a new advisory group run by Leicester’s Hospitals to help researchers design future projects and studies.Read More