News

Launch of the Bright Ideas in Health Awards 2019

Entries into the Bright Ideas in Health Awards 2019 are now open.

The Bright Ideas in Health Awards celebrate the achievements of individuals and teams working within the NHS, industry and academia, who have risen to the challenge of telling us how, and where, they believe that improvements to the service provided to patients can be improved, either through a technical innovation or through better service delivery.

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Update on the Q-Pulse Quality Management solution for Research

The implementation has initially focused on the Q-Pulse Document Module being rolled out on a team by team basis throughout the NJRO. This involved scoping departmental requirements and configuring the system to the needs of the NJRO Staff. Face to Face training was supplemented by e-learning through Ideagen’s Academy software training centre, tailored to individuals specific needs.

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Good News Stories

  • NuTH recruited its first Phase 3 patients to the RELIEVE IBS taking only 8 working days from submission to first recruitment – 1st in the UK.
  • NuTH was the only Trust in England to activate a UK CRN dormant study for Monkeypox and successfully treat the patient.
  • NuTH is 1 of 5 first-wave Trusts selected to provide a new adult cancer treatment for lymphoma and leukaemia (CAR-T cell therapy).
  • NuTH continues to maintain its position in NIHR league tables for recruitment to time and target and commercial research performance.
  • Development and implementation of a suite of training and development packages for R&D staff in NuTH.
  • The NJRO team in NuTH are reviewing and streamlining SOPs and Working Instructions to improve research set-up times.
  • NuTH is lead on 1 of 3 Advanced Therapies Treatment Centres in the UK to develop, commercialise and adopt Cell, Gene and Tissue Therapies in the UK.
  • NuTH’s Great North Children’s Hospital wins Innovation Champion of the year in the 2018 Bright Ideas in Health Awards for the Pop-Up Hospital.
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