Staff within NMPCE have set up an assembly line to make face shields, a part of the enhanced personal protective equipment (PPE) needed by NHS front-line staff during the COVID-19 pandemic. With the help of colleagues from other Directorates in Newcastle Hospitals, Newcastle University, Northumbria University and industry, more than 8000 face shields have been delivered to clinical staff to date.
The Royal Society has today published a report, iHuman – Blurring lines between mind and machine, which sets out life changing opportunities and risks of brain-computer interfaces.
A website developed by an NMPCE research team has been commended at the 2019 Patient Information Awards 2019, sponsored by the British Medical Association.
A study, led by investigators from NMPCE, has reported evidence for the efficacy of bronchial thermoplasty (BT), a novel non-pharmacological therapy intended for people with severe asthma, in routine UK clinical practice. It is the largest real-world study of BT to date, and followed 133 patients who were treated at one of the 11 UK centres which offered the procedure.
An article written by an NMPCE scientist has set a new record for the journal Physiological Measurement by gaining more than 1000 citations. The paper by John Allen, Photoplethysmography and… Read more »
A research study of complications associated with mesh implants, led by authors from NMPCE, has become one of the top 100 most highly accessed articles of 2017 in Scientific Reports, an open-access Nature journal which published more than 24,000 papers during the year.