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Researchers from Keele’s Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences have launched a new study to help future healthcare professionals deliver quality care while responding to the challenges posed by Covid-19.

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New research into the impacts of caring for loved ones with dementia shows that caregivers with a Bangladeshi heritage feel an increased burden to care for loved ones compared to their white British counterparts.

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Doctors may be making decisions about whether Covid-19 patients have the virus, need a ventilator, or remain in hospital, based on weak and over-optimistic evidence, Keele researchers have found.

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Radiography students at Keele have ranked their course second in the UK for student satisfaction, in the National Student Survey (NSS) 2020.

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Nursing and midwifery students at Keele have ranked their course No.1 in the UK for student satisfaction, in the National Student Survey (NSS) 2020.

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More than 100,000 people across England have tested themselves for Covid-19 antibodies as part of a major national research programme supported by Keele University.

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Keele University has combined two schools within the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences to form a new large single School of Medicine.

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A Keele Professor who specialises in mental health and wellbeing in older adults has shared her expertise to a national charity to help older people cope with the Covid-19 pandemic.

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Keele University’s Professor Saeed Farooq is leading a new study which aims to improve the identification and treatment of psychosis in young people in Pakistan.

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The number of people admitted to hospital due to heart attacks in England fell by 35% during the start of the Covid-19 pandemic, according to new research.

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A lower total dose of radiotherapy delivered in fewer but larger doses is as safe in the long term as breast cancer radiotherapy courses giving multiple small doses, according to the final results of a 10-year study.

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Keele Professor warns of long-term effects of lockdown weight gain

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Professor Carolyn Chew-Graham writes for The Conversation.

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A new study has estimated that on average people in England from age 50 can expect to be healthy and in work for nine more years.

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Greater efforts are needed to support ambulance staff through their experiences of responding to suicide, according to a new study.

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A team from Keele University is researching how to use an occupational health advice service to reduce absence from work due to ill-health in the UK.

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Keele University is to host its first virtual open day of 2020 on Saturday 20 June, giving prospective students the opportunity to tour the University from the comfort of their own home.

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A postdoctoral researcher and Keele alumna has received a prestigious award from an academic society for her PhD completed at Keele University.

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A Keele academic’s research into new ways of helping stroke patients is set to develop even further after she secured two prestigious awards from the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR).

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Keele University has joined a national programme to improve understanding of how many people are currently infected with the Covid-19 virus, which could also indicate how many people have been infected and recovered since the outbreak began.

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New research led by Keele University has found that people suffering from cluster headache often face a long delay in being diagnosed correctly.

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A team of researchers from Keele University has found that it is uncommon for older adults to consult their GP during times of distress due to a lack of acceptable treatments.

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Researchers are to trial an intervention aimed at preventing the onset of depression and loneliness among the most vulnerable in society as a result of the Covid-19 lockdown.

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A study led by Keele University has found that older people with persistent pain living in rural areas face challenges in accessing healthcare, which may mean they are less likely to seek treatment or engage in effective self-management.

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Healthcare scientists at Keele’s Clinical Trials Unit (CTU) have offered their profound thanks to the thousands of participants that have contributed to vital medical trials at the University.

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Two Keele schools have been successful in achieving the renewal of their institutional Bronze Athena SWAN award.

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Professor Jo Protheroe (Keele University), Professor Lucy Bray (Edge Hill University) and Holy Saron (Edge Hill University) write for The Conversation UK.

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Three members of the Keele University community have volunteered to join a team of highly qualified experts driving the UK’s effort to increase coronavirus testing at the new Lighthouse Lab at Alderley Park.

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Keele University has launched a new degree course that will focus on improving the health of entire communities and populations by identifying how to manage pandemics and epidemics, such as Covid-19, cancer, heart disease, obesity, mental health conditions and arthritis.

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A Keele University academic is part of a team of researchers who are calling for the World Health Organisation (WHO) to change its official definition of the weak bone condition osteoporosis in order to increase consistency of diagnosis internationally and to also increase the uptake of treatment.

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A new study from Keele’s School of Primary, Community and Social Care will investigate how the COVID-19 pandemic is impacting the social and professional lives of several groups in society.

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Keele University has launched a new guide for people coping with musculoskeletal pain and other long term conditions during the Covid-19 outbreak.

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A Keele University academic is part of a team of researchers who are set to advise the Pakistani government on the creation of the country’s first ever mental health strategy.

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New research by Keele University has shown that antidepressants can potentially prevent depression in people who are at high risk of developing depressive illness.

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One-week course of radiotherapy could benefit women with early stage breast cancer, study finds

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The umbilical cord is packed with stem cells that can help treat cancer, blood diseases, and inflammatory conditions. Keele researchers are exploring how to exploit these therapeutic properties found in umbilical cord stem cells to help treat rheumatoid arthritis.

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Children and parents across the UK are being urged to share their views with researchers who want to make sure they are getting accurate information about Covid-19.

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The Nuffield Foundation has awarded researchers from Keele University £1.6 million to help influence policy and practice and to help those who live with musculoskeletal conditions.

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Professor Peter Ogrodnik writes for The Conversation UK.

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Doctors may be making decisions about the care of Covid-19 patients based on weak and over-optimistic evidence, Keele researchers have found.

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Pharmacy academics from Keele University are putting their expertise into practice to make hand sanitiser to help protect key workers amid the coronavirus outbreak.

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A new project has been launched to unite engineers from across the world to help solve challenges deriving from the Covid-19 pandemic.

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New research to lead the way in improving primary care for those suffering from musculoskeletal disorders.

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Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) from Keele’s research and teaching laboratories has been made available to the frontline NHS workers who are responding to the coronavirus pandemic.

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People who live with persistent pain, caused by conditions like osteoarthritis, are twice as likely to experience a mental health condition compared to the general population.

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Keele University’s School of Nursing and Midwifery has been shortlisted for three awards in the prestigious Students Nursing Times Awards 2020.

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A new study has found that people with osteoarthritis are 11% more likely to die than those without the condition - but walking more could reduce the risk.

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A new pilot trial led by Keele University to help GPs decide which treatment to offer patients with common aches and pains has shown promising initial findings to help reduce painkiller prescriptions and the use of x-rays.

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Research undertaken by a group of physiotherapists, statisticians, bioengineers and computer scientists at Keele University will help to improve identification of risk factors for significant injuries in football and advance the use of statistical models in sports injury research.

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New research at Keele University has found that GPs recognise self-harm as a serious risk for suicide, but some do not feel equipped to manage people who self-harm.

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A new clinical trial led by Keele University is looking for people aged 45 and over with painful knee osteoarthritis to help researchers investigate if providing an appropriate knee brace could help reduce pain, keep people active and be good value for money for the NHS.

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A regional partnership led by Keele University has launched a new integrated community approach to mental health and wellbeing for students in further and higher education, in collaboration with Staffordshire University and other partners, as part of a £2.2 million project.

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A new study led by cardiologists at Keele University could have a significant impact on treatment procedures for people with both cancer and heart disease.

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New research could pave the way to reducing heart attacks and strokes by helping to identify the early warning signs in patients with undiagnosed chest pain.

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The Chief Executive of Health Education England has been appointed to a new role as Professor of Global Healthcare Workforce and Strategy at Keele University.

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A cross-faculty research team from Keele University has received £4.6 million from the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) to lead a global study investigating the social impact of a neglected tropical disease.

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Researchers at Keele University have launched an innovative study to improve care for patients who manage long-term pain using opioids.

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A Professor of General Practice Research from the School of Primary, Community and Social Care at Keele University was awarded a category prize at the BMA annual book awards recently.

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Researchers at Keele have been awarded £1.8million from the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) to investigate if an NHS procedure for chronic severe low back pain can provide pain relief.

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Michael McCluskey writes for The Conversation UK

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Student midwives from Keele University have been praised for their professionalism following their contribution to recent international research.

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A student joining Keele’s School of Medicine in September has spoken of her joy after securing her place.

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Lord Sandy Trees hosted an evening reception at the House of Lords for the new joint vet school between Harper Adams and Keele University this week.

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Keele University will host an evening to explore the benefits that poetry can provide for cancer patients later this month.

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Keele University’s graduation celebrations got off to a flying start this week with the announcement of our Student of the Year 2019.

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The National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) has awarded new funding to the NIHR Applied Research Collaboration (ARC) West Midlands.

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Keele has been ranked in the Top 10 universities in the UK to study pharmacy and pharmacology in the Guardian University Guide 2020.

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Eight Keele subjects have been ranked in the UK Top 10 for overall student satisfaction in the 2019 National Student Survey (NSS).

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Keele University’s medicine degree programme has been ranked second in England in the Guardian University Guide 2020, behind only Oxford and ahead of Cambridge.

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Keele’s arthritis and musculoskeletal specialists are part of a research collaboration that has secured renewed funding to continue its pioneering research to help those with long-term conditions.

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Keele has been ranked in the Top 10 universities in the UK to study nursing and midwifery in the Guardian University Guide 2020.

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Researchers at Keele University have explored the experiences and reasons for self-harm in older adults to improve the support and treatment that can be provided.

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Staff and students from Keele’s School of Nursing and Midwifery have continued their annual tradition of helping sick pilgrims make their spiritual journey to Lourdes.

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A Keele professor has been recognised as a leading “World Expert” in low back pain, ranking among the top 0.1% of experts in the world.

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Keele University has climbed to 32nd place in the Guardian University Guide 2020, our highest ever ranking, and has seen five of its subjects achieve UK Top 10 status.

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A Keele PhD student has received £42,000 from the Leverhulme Trust to spend two years abroad pursuing her literary career.

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Dr Heidi Fuller and Dr Sharon Owen presented their research into identifying treatment strategies for children with spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) at the launch event of No Time to Lose, a campaign by children’s medical research charity Sparks.

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Researchers at Keele have today issued a heartfelt thank you to the tens of thousands of volunteers that help make their life-changing health care studies possible.

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A Keele professor is working with colleagues from the universities of Cambridge, Oxford and Manchester to pioneer new treatment procedures to help doctors manage a type of heart failure.

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A renowned cardiologist from Keele University has been named as one of the “Nation’s Lifesavers” in recognition of his excellent contributions to advancing healthcare.

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Dr Matthew Jones has been appointed as the founding Head of the Harper and Keele Veterinary School.

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A student from Keele’s School of Medicine has been highly commended in a prestigious competition celebrating the best healthcare researchers in the UK.

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Forensic Science, Nursing, and Medicine at Keele University have all been ranked in the UK Top 10 in the latest Complete University Guide.

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An international team of anthropologists, clinicians and artists are hosting a series of events at Keele University about rural healthcare in the Philippines.

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Major grant of £1.5 million from the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) to investigate if an occupational health advice service for patients consulting with their GP will reduce absence from work due to ill-health.

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Keele University’s School of Nursing and Midwifery has been shortlisted for the Nurse Education Provider of the Year (pre-registration) in the prestigious Students Nursing Times Awards 2019.

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A new study led by Keele University has found that older people who self-harm may do so because of social factors including isolation, loneliness, poor housing and financial hardship.

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Keele University and the Robert Jones and Agnes Hunt Orthopaedic Hospital (RJAH) have teamed up to appoint a new Consultant Senior Lecturer of Population Orthopaedics.

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A research team from Keele University’s Institute for Primary Care and Health Sciences has been awarded a major grant of £2.4million from the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) to investigate the overprescribing of opioid painkillers.

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Keele alumna and local college principal Karen Dobson has been awarded an OBE

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