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Welcome to the Eighth NIHR GSU Newsletter

By |March 10th, 2021|Newsletter, NIHR Unit on Global Surgery|

We open this eighth edition of the newsletter with the exciting news about our most recent publications which include the first paper from the GlobalSurg-CovidSurg study week. The paper looks at timing of surgery following SARS-CoV-2 infection and is available online today in the Anaesthesia journal. Another CovidSurg paper that considers the potential benefit of vaccination for [...]

Welcome To The Seventh NIHR GSU Newsletter

By |December 4th, 2020|Newsletter, NIHR Unit on Global Surgery|

We open this the Seventh edition of the NIHR Global Health Research Unit on Global Surgery newsletter with some exciting news. The no cost extension has been approved by NIHR / DHSC for 6 months. PENGUIN has launched in South Africa and India. The CovdSurg Collaborative has published its first data-driven decision-making report. Please continue to send [...]

Welcome To The Sixth NIHR GSU Newsletter

By |October 19th, 2020|Newsletter, NIHR Unit on Global Surgery, Publications, RCT, Uncategorized|

We open this sixth edition of our newsletter with the excellent news that Unit Director Professor Dion Morton has received an OBE! Please read on to find out more. We are also very pleased to announce the publication of the first COVIDSurg-Cancer paper and to share news on the Unit’s studies and activities. Please continue to [...]

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 [...]

NIHR GSU – annual unit meeting moves online!

By |October 8th, 2020|NIHR Unit on Global Surgery|

NIHR Global Surgery Unit Holds Annual Meeting Online This is the time of year we are usually planning our annual research prioritisation meeting - looking forward to meeting friends and colleagues for meetings and training.  This year our meeting was due to be hosted by our Hub in Ludhiana, India - sadly the [...]

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 [...]