The latest updates on our research and how it is improving people’s lives.
11 February 2020
A new method of treating wounds after major trauma costing nearly £150 per dressing is no more effective in reducing surgical infection rates than a standard wound dressing priced under £2, potentially saving the NHS millions.
7 February 2020
A new study from NDORMS reveals a breakthrough for sportsmen and women in the treatment of Achilles tendon rupture.
26 July 2019
Patient Nick Birch climbed Ben Nevis and ran 5K, just a year after having his hip replaced, to raise funds for research and specifically for Professor Siôn Glyn-Jones, the leading consultant on the team.
Oxford scientists discover key factor that ‘alerts’ stem cells to accelerate healing of multiple tissues
27 April 2018
Researchers at the Kennedy Institute, University of Oxford have found that a single administration of a molecule accelerated healing of multiple tissues when administered after or even before injury.
12 March 2018
Many congratulations to Jeremy Rodrigues who has been awarded an NIHR Postdoctoral Fellowship for a project entitled “Improving treatment decision making in hand surgery”. This aims to understand the variation in Dupuytren’s disease intervention in the NHS and to improve decision making in treatments.
21 November 2017
The role of arthroscopic subacromial decompression in the treatment of subacromial shoulder pain (impingement).
Blood metal ion thresholds to identify patients with metal-on-metal hip implants at risk of reactions to metal debris
17 October 2017
Research published in The Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery confirms that blood metal ion levels specific to the type of hip implant used can help predict patients who are at low risk of adverse reactions to metal debris (ARMD).
2 June 2017
More than 30,000 children in Africa are born with clubfoot each year. Many thousands of these children get no treatment, as it is simply not available where they live. They end up with severe deformities that make it hard and very painful to walk.
15 March 2017
A new study on patient outcomes after metal-on-metal hip replacement revision surgery has been selected as part of a prestigious 'Game Changers' session at the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) annual meeting.