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NIHR-funded study shows patients who isolate before surgery are 20% more likely to develop postoperative lung complications

By |August 11th, 2021|COVIDSurg, NIHR Unit on Global Surgery|

We are happy to note that NIHR have highlighted the GlobalSurg-COVIDSurg Collaborative study on their website NIHR-funded study shows patients who isolate before surgery are 20% more likely to develop postoperative lung complications

Global Surgery Policy Roundtable: Recovery of Surgical Services Beyond COVID-19

By |August 2nd, 2021|NIHR Unit on Global Surgery|

Global Surgery Policy Roundtable: Recovery of Surgical Services Beyond COVID-19 Date: Wednesday 14 July 2021 Time: 9.15am-10.30am https://www.rcseng.ac.uk/standards-and-research/research/surgical-trials-initiative/events/

PROMs Best Early Career Researcher Award “Best Oral Paper” – winner

By |June 18th, 2021|NIHR Unit on Global Surgery|

Congratulations to John Glasbey for winning the 'Early Career Researcher prize' yesterday for a presentation at the UK PROMS meeting hosted by the University of Sheffield on TALON and the work collaboratively done together to co-produce 'Top tips for telephone follow-up' with patients, researchers, and the hub managers Below are some of [...]

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 [...]