5 February 2021
Researchers have developed a machine learning algorithm that could improve clinicians’ ability to identify hospitalised patients who need intensive care.
13 January 2021
The largest ever study of awareness during obstetric general anaesthesia shows around 1 in 250 women may be affected, and some may experience long-term psychological harm.
20 November 2020
The OxVent is a rapidly deployable and scalable low-cost mechanical ventilator specially designed for COVID-19, which has now been recognised as one of the best innovations of the year by the Institute of Engineering and Technology.
8 October 2020
An international group of experts have published guidance on how to prevent opioid-related harm in adult surgical patients.
21 July 2020
Researchers at the University of Oxford are investigating the long-term health outcomes for patients who have been treated for severe COVID-19 disease in intensive care. Finding out whether these outcomes differ from those of other patients who have survived critical care will help to inform clinical practice and appropriate follow-up care.
6 July 2020
The University of Oxford's LIFE project has launched a new set of app-based training scenarios that help healthcare workers in Africa safely manage and treat cases of children with suspected COVID-19
18 June 2020
Staff at our Oxford Simulation,Teaching & Research centre (OxSTaR) helped to develop this new type of aerosol shield designed by Formula One motor racing engineers
10 June 2020
As part of the UK NIHR multi-arm, multi-stage CATALYST Trial, researchers at the University of Oxford will investigate whether administering the anti-inflammatory drug infliximab to patients with COVID-19 can prevent progression to respiratory failure or death.
29 May 2020
Researchers including Stuart McKechnie and Matthew Rowland from our Critical Care Research Group are carrying out a new drug trial aimed at treating COVID-19, funded by LifeArc.
29 April 2020
The Oxford Simulation, Teaching and Research Centre has been busier than ever during the coronavirus pandemic
7 April 2020
The NIHR Oxford Biomedical Research Centre (BRC) has allocated funding to three COVID-19 research projects in an attempt to improve treatment, understand how the virus interacts with chronic diseases, and the longer-term effects of infection on organs.
1 April 2020
System being used in John Warin isolation ward at Oxford's John Radcliffe Hospital
20 March 2020
An interdisciplinary team of engineers and medics is addressing ways to increase the UK’s capacity for ventilator manufacture.
12 September 2019
New analysis from over 36,000 healthy women in 20 countries suggests that physiological changes during pregnancy may not be as dramatic as traditionally taught. However, blood pressures do appear to be increasing year on year.
5 September 2019
The Patient Safety Academy (PSA) at the Nuffield Department of Surgical Sciences was honoured to host two high profile British doctors and an international research leader yesterday.
28 June 2019
Our exhibit at the Royal Society Summer Science Exhibition (1-7 July 2019), will bring the topic of ‘Breathing with your Brain’ to life!
7 December 2018
The new suite is a joint venture between Oxford Simulation, Training and Research (OxSTaR), which is part of our Department, and the Horton Education Centre.