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CovidSurg Collaborative article in The Lancet

By | 2020-06-11T16:52:36+00:00 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 Lecture: June 1st 2020

By | 2020-06-11T17:06:40+00:00 May 30th, 2020|COVIDSurg, NIHR Unit on Global Surgery|

Register here to join the second CovidSurg webinar: “CovidSurg: How can it change practice?” This will be a round table discussion to answer questions from collaborators and the wider surgical community. Please join us for an interactive live discussion. Watch the first webinar: Outcomes of the first 1129 CovidSurg patients

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

By | 2020-06-11T17:05:57+00:00 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 | 2020-06-11T17:07:33+00:00 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 | 2019-10-26T12:21:37+00:00 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 [...]

Pioneering Community Engagement and Involvement in surgical research in LMICs

By | 2019-10-23T09:05:37+00:00 October 23rd, 2019|NIHR Unit on Global Surgery|

In September 2019, our research hub team in Ghana and our Birmingham-based Community Engagement and Involvement Manager came together to explore a truly novel area of collaborative working in LMIC countries. Involving patients and the public in research design, implementation and dissemination of findings is a growing field in the UK, with funding bodies [...]

Global Surgery at the European Society of Coloproctology Annual Meeting in Vienna (September 2019)

By | 2019-10-10T12:42:51+00:00 October 10th, 2019|NIHR Unit on Global Surgery|

Professor Dion Morton chaired a vibrant plenary session on Global Surgery at the European Society of Coloproctology (ESCP) Annual Meeting in Austria. The ESCP has become increasingly supportive of Global Surgery over the past five years, and this was the biggest and most prominent session on the agenda to date. Two Hub leads from [...]

EAGLE Study Launch at the European Society of Coloproctology Annual Meeting, Vienna, September 2019

By | 2019-10-10T12:19:27+00:00 October 10th, 2019|NIHR Unit on Global Surgery, RCT|

EAGLE Study Launch at the European Society of Coloproctology Annual Meeting, Vienna September 2019   A team of surgeons and researchers from the NIHR Global Health Research Unit on Global Surgery, in partnership with the European Society of Coloproctology (ESCP) Cohort Studies & Audit Committee, were delighted to present the upcoming EAGLE study to [...]

Visit to India Hub

By | 2019-06-24T12:34:01+00:00 June 24th, 2019|NIHR Unit on Global Surgery|

University of Birmingham experts joined medical professionals in India to set up an innovative research centre that will help to improve care for surgical patients. Dmitri Nepogodiev and Sohini Chakrabortee travelled from Birmingham to Punjab to help launch the first ever surgical Research Hub in India at the Christian Medical College and Hospital (CMC) Ludhiana, [...]

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