Research patient Jan Barnes standing on a quay next to sailing boat

59 year old artist from Cornwall talks about her ‘life-changing experience’ after taking part in research

Added on 25 June 2021, in News - Research / Research Patient News

Jan Barnes had suffered a heart attack aged just 55. She was 6 stones overweight, Jan felt as if she was ‘getting old too soon’ and feared further heart episodes

A nurse giving a person a vaccination.

People in Cornwall needed for study looking into whether COVID-19 and flu vaccines can be administered at the same time

Added on 16 April 2021, in News - Research

Researchers at Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust are running a new study which could set the foundations for how booster COVID-19 vaccinations are delivered in the future.

Novavax COVID-19 vaccine trialled in South West 89.3% effective

Added on 29 January 2021, in News - Research

The NIHR-supported Novavax COVID-19 vaccine – which was trialled in Exeter and Cornwall – has demonstrated that the vaccine is 89.3% effective at preventing COVID-19. This data was identified from interim analysis of the Phase III study and included effectiveness against the new variants.

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Cardiac rehabilitation programme wins BMJ award

Added on 9 October 2020, in Awards - Patient Care / Research

A home-based rehabilitation programme that could help thousands of heart failure patients to achieve a better quality of life has won a prestigious BMJ award.

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