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Health science

A health researcher swabs a patient's skin

We tackle some of the biggest healthcare issues facing the world. We're improving wellbeing after cancer, enhancing patient safety and dignity, and influencing prescribing legislation.

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Keeping patients safe in hospital

Professor Peter Griffiths, Professor Jane Ball, Dr Jeremy Jones and their team have shaped the public debate around safe nurse staffing levels in hospitals, and informed clinical guidelines and legislation in the UK.

Enhancing astronaut health and helping physiotherapists consult during COVID

Health researchers share their insights to support both astronauts in space and people on Earth.

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