Funding for a five-year project, that aims to develop a new type of care package that addresses gaps in support for people under 40 living with type 2 diabetes, has been awarded to a research team in Leicester.
Local residents encouraged to sign up for research at Leicester’s Hospitals
Leicester’s Hospitals is celebrating International Clinical Trials Day on Thursday 20 May by launching a new research registry for local residents. Read More
This International Dance Day (29 April 2021) Patient and Public Involvement (PPI) Manager, Rebecca Pritchard, describes how dance has been the perfect medium to develop relationships with the local community.
Hard to reach is the term often used to describe people who don’t want to come to ‘town hall’ style meetings, academic talks or committees. It’s a term increasingly and rightly out of fashion, as researchers in universities and hospitals develop sufficient awareness to realise that it’s the institution and the nature of its engagement that is hard to reach. It’s a term I’ve always found absurd, in light of the simple fact that I don’t want to go to committees or town hall style meetings or academic talks outside of work hours myself!Read More
Volunteers needed to help plan research
Volunteers are needed to help Leicester researchers design a programme for peripheral arterial disease screening, with the aim to improve heart and circulatory health. Read More
Local people wanted for new group helping researchers understand COVID
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
Leicester woman overhauls health ahead of 70th birthday
A woman from Leicester who feels “on top of the world” following her own personal health drive is sharing her story to mark Diabetes Week. Jashoda Patel was inspired to change her lifestyle by a city-wide campaign to raise awareness of and prevent type 2 diabetes. Soon to be 70, she has been taking part in a diet and exercise programme called Healthy Goals, which is part of the Leicester Changing Diabetes programme. Read More