Press Releases

May 06, 2015 15:05 BST Uppsala University For the upcoming Uppsala Health Summit on antibiotic resistance, 2–3 June, a report has now been published focusing on some of the most pressing issues and challenges. The aim of the meeting is to move the discussion forward, from the ‘what’ to the ‘who’ and ‘how’.

Apr 14, 2015 08:46 BST Uppsala University Shortly after the World Health Organization (WHO) global action plan on antibiotic resistance has been adopted in May 2015, researchers, politicians and representatives from public health organizations and the pharmaceutical industry will gather in Uppsala, Sweden, to discuss the most urgent next steps.

Research-active trusts have better patient outcomes, study shows

Mar 16, 2015 14:31 GMT National Institute for Health Research Clinical Research Network A study, published in February, showed that patients cared for in research- active acute NHS Trusts have better outcomes.


Feb 19, 2015 14:30 GMT Finegreen Associates Running Executive Education Programmes since 1995, Finegreen Group (Finegreen Executive Research and idm) is in a privileged position of now being able to offer an exciting, extended range of bespoke Board and Director development learning programmes, some leading to a formal post graduate qualification.


Nov 20, 2014 11:55 GMT National Institute for Health Research Clinical Research Network Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust has won a prestigious national award for the work it has done to maximise clinical research activity across the Trust. The “Clinical Research Impact” award was presented to Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust at a ceremony on London’s Park Lane last night (19 November 2014). Danetre Medical Practice (GP surgery) was highly commended as a runner up.

Kilwinning stroke survivor helps Vision Express unveil its newly upgraded Greenock store

Nov 12, 2014 15:30 GMT Vision Express ​A stroke survivor from Kilwinning, North Ayrshire, joined staff at the Vision Express Greenock store last weekend, to officially unveil its refit, with new equipment and facilities. 54-year-old Brian Jardine helped store manager Jane-Marie Murphy with an official ribbon cutting, representing the Stroke Association, which is a charity partner of Vision Express.

Howzat! Vision Express backing means success is in sight for eye cancer cricketer, James

Nov 07, 2014 15:58 GMT Vision Express ​A teen cricketing hopeful who is a survivor of a rare form of eye cancer has secured backing from Vision Express, ahead of his participation in the Blind Cricket World Cup. James Millard, 19, from Southwick in West Sussex is a survivor of a rare cancer called retinoblastoma and is blind in one eye, with severely reduced sight in the other.

New vision for Edinburgh opticians, as Vision Express unveils two new stores

Oct 28, 2014 11:31 GMT Vision Express Eye cancer youngster opens Corstorphine and Morningside stores. With the help of a local eye cancer survivor, Vision Express has opened two new Edinburgh stores, to give a thorough and individual vision care service to residents of Corstorphine and Morningside.

Oct 20, 2014 07:55 BST Ambassadors Of Surrogacy Surrogacy centres have come a long way and in fact, they follow a set standard and procedure for selecting surrogate mothers.

Oct 09, 2014 06:39 BST Ambassadors Of Surrogacy India has taken great strides in Surrogate legislation and in a recent change in law, has provided legal sanction for Gestational surrogacy for married (male-female) couples.