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First COVIDSurg-Cancer paper published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology

By |October 12th, 2020|COVIDSurg, NIHR Unit on Global Surgery, Publications|

The COVIDSurg Collaborative has published its second major data drivenpaper in the Journal of Clinical Oncology. The paper provides real-world evidence of the effectiveness of COVID-19 free surgical pathways (also known as 'cold', 'COVID-lite' or 'green' hospitals) in protecting patients undergoing elective cancer surgery from the pulmonary complications associated with SARS-CoV-2 [...]

FALCON completes its flight!

By |September 10th, 2020|NIHR Unit on Global Surgery, RCT|

FALCON completes its flight! On 07/09/2020, the final patients were randomised into the FALCON trial. Having launched in Mexico in December 2018, FALCON touched down in Ghana, Benin, Nigeria, South Africa and Rwanda and completed its voyage in India. In total, 5789 patients were randomised across three continents and seven countries. With the recruitment [...]

CovidSurg Collaborative article in The Lancet

By |May 30th, 2020|COVIDSurg, NIHR Unit on Global Surgery, Publications|

CovidSurg researchers have published a paper examining ‘Mortality and pulmonary complications in patients undergoing surgery with perioperative SARS-CoV-2 infection’. The article published in The Lancet details the findings from the international multicentre CovidSurg cohort study in 235 hospitals in 24 countries. Data for 1,128 patients revealed that those undergoing surgery after contracting coronavirus are at [...]

COVIDSurg Collaborative publishes paper on elective surgery cancellations due to COVID‐19

By |May 16th, 2020|COVIDSurg, NIHR Unit on Global Surgery, Publications|

CovidSurg researchers have published a paper on ‘Elective surgery cancellations due to the COVID-19 pandemic: global predictive modelling to inform surgical recovery plans’. The paper, published in the British Journal of Surgery, projects that based on a 12-week period of peak disruption to hospital services due to COVID-19, 28.4 million elective surgeries worldwide will [...]

CovidSurg Collaborative launches its lecture series

By |May 16th, 2020|COVIDSurg, NIHR Unit on Global Surgery|

Over a thousand people from across the world joined the first of the CovidSurg lectures which presented and discussed outcomes from the first 1,100 patients in the CovidSurg studies, with the aim of informing data-driven decision-making. The lecture is available for viewing here .

NIHR Global Surgery goes public!

By |October 26th, 2019|NIHR Unit on Global Surgery|

This week the NIHR Global Health Research Unit on Global Surgery (GSU) has been busy connecting with patients and members of the public at the University of Birmingham. At a celebration event for patient involvement in research across campus, patients met the GSU team to learn more about global surgery, engage with key facts [...]