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.
28 August 2019
Professor Daniel Perry was recently Highly Commended in the Vice Chancellors Public Engagement with Research Awards for his work involving parents and children in the research process.
14 May 2018
We would like to congratulate Associate Prof. Xavier Griffin on successfully gaining an NIHR Clinician Scientist Award, entitled ‘Improving outcomes in trauma patients with open fractures: proving the utility of a national audit dataset.’
14 November 2017
In a recent study published in The Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), research from Oxford Trauma in conjunction with Warwick Clinical Trials Unit shows that intramedullary nail fixation provides better quality of life for patients in the 12 months following a fracture of the distal tibia and costs less than ‘locking’ plate fixation.