• BMA Foundation for Medical Research – 2018 grant round now open

    The BMA Foundation for Medical Research provides approximately £600,000 of research funding annually, this year across 11 different grants. Details of the 2018 grants available can be viewed in the poster below or on the BMA Foundation website here . Applications for the 2018 grant round are now open on the BMA Foundation website – www.bmafoundationmr.org.uk The deadline for applications is 02 March 2018...
  • Enhancing patient care through doctors well being

    In 2014 we received the Joan Dawkins Award for research into doctors’ Health and Wellbeing. We are a team of four and our successful bid was prompted by our combined experience and interest in mentoring and its unanticipated effects – those implicit gains in practice we had seen from working in our various professional fields as academics, practitioners and researchers. By exploring the relationship between...
  • BMA Foundation for Medical Research – 2018 grant details announced

    • 27 Oct 2017
    The BMA Foundation for Medical Research provides approximately £600,000 of research funding annually, this year across 11 different grants. Details of the 2018 grants have now been confirmed and all grant categories can be viewed in the poster below or on the BMA Foundation website here . Applications are invited from medical practitioners and/or research scientists for research in progress or prospective research...
  • Bump to baby: Improving labour ward care

    • 23 Oct 2017
    Fresh into Obstetrics & Gynaecology registrar training, it was apparent to me that more evidence based research was needed in a traditional Obstetric specialty. I was passionate about improving labour ward care and was interested in exploring the use of transperineal ultrasound, which is a non-intrusive method of ultrasound, on the delivery suite. Thus far, transperineal ultrasound had been used mainly for prostate...
  • From Oxford to New York - Dr Lynda Coughlan's journey

    • 17 Aug 2017
    Influenza A virus is a highly contagious respiratory infection that can cause a host of unpleasant symptoms and even death in some. Influenza can be particularly serious for the elderly and those with chronic heart and lung diseases, who are at higher risk of becoming more severely ill. Vaccines against influenza currently exist, but in order to make these scientists have to predict in advance which strain they think...