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Doctors 'not told about the full risk of vaginal mesh implants'
Article on vaginal mesh implants mentions comments from Professor Carl Heneghan
The Guardian, 12 December 2017. Also reported in BBC News Online (Scotland)

Twenty-five minutes to destroy your life
Professor Carl Heneghan interviewed on BBC One's Panorama programme about vaginal mesh implants.
BBC One, Panorama - 11 December 2017

NHS close to blowing entire winter fund on costly drugs
Dr Ben Goldacre, who runs the project, comments. 
The Times - 8 December 2017

Women harmed because of vaginal mesh regulation 'not fit for purpose'
Professor Carl Heneghan, who led the work, says many women have been subjected to great harm. 
The Guardian - 7 December 2017. Also reported in The Independent, Mail Online UK and Huffington Post UK.

Brexit could have unhealthy consequences
On the issue of staffing our healthcare system in the wake of Brexit, the FT cites research in the Lancet by Nick Fahy. 
FT - 5 December 2017

HEAT study recruits over 1,700 patients locally
Professor Richard Hobbs talks to BBC Radio Oxford about research on aspirin.
BBC Radio Oxford - 30 November 2017

Collaboration and competition: essential for research
Professor Trish Greenhalgh comments on the increasing obsession with metrics in academia
Times Higher Education - 30 November 2017

Professor Carl Heneghan discusses the news that NICE is to recommend that vaginal mesh operations should be banned from treating organ prolapse in England.
BBC World Service - 28 November 2017

Watchdog 'recommends vaginal mesh ban'
Professor Carl Heneghan comments.
BBC Online - 27 November 2017

Every step you take counts
Digital health researcher Dr Farzana Dudhwala talks about her research into health ethnography.
BBC World Service, Health Check - 23 November 2017

Health research projects highlighted at Limerick Symposium
Professor Richard McManus contributes to the research showcase at University Hospital Limerick.
Limerick Post - 20 November 2017

Jamie Oliver's sugar levy trial fails to win over experts
Professor Susan Jebb comments on the research.
Food Manufacture - 10 November 2017

Reliable resources for dermatology nurses
Article comments on the SKINS project, a department project led by Abi McNiven.
Nursing in Practice - 8 November 2017

Giving up sugar was the worst thing I ever did
Professor Susan Jebb comments
BBC Three - 1 November 2017

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