Landmark partnership aims to improve Scotland’s health
Wed, 07 Sep 2022 12:00:00 BST
A ground-breaking collaboration between NHS, university and industry partners has been launched to co-create NHS Scotland transformation through large scale programmes to improve the health of the population and expand clinical research.
Simple blood and urine test can help patients with chronic kidney disease
Tue, 20 Sep 2022 07:00:00 BST
A simple blood and urine test can identify those most at risk of severe complications of chronic kidney disease. However, despite being recommended by NICE in 2021, many patients and GPs remain unaware of the test’s life-saving potential.
New trial offers treatment hope for Crohn’s disease patients in Scotland
Fri, 30 Sep 2022 07:00:00 BST
A new clinical trial, aimed at improving treatment options for patients with Crohn’s disease, is to begin in Scotland. Led by the University of Glasgow and NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde (NHSGGC) in collaboration with hospitals around Scotland, the BIOPIC Study will evaluate the use of PEN (Partial Enteral Nutrition) — in which patients replace half of their normal diet with liquid-only prepared supplements.