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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 [...]

Welcome To The Fifth NIHR GSU Newsletter

By |August 20th, 2020|COVIDSurg, Newsletter, NIHR Unit on Global Surgery, Publications, Pump Priming studies|

Welcome to the fifth edition of the NIHR Global Health Research Unit on Global Surgery newsletter in which we showcase the Unit’s work in Health Economics, and celebrate the launch of CHEETAH. Please read on to find out about the great progress being made across all of the Unit’s activities. Please continue to send [...]

Welcome To The Fourth NIHR GSU Newsletter

By |June 23rd, 2020|GlobalSurg RCT, Newsletter, NIHR Unit on Global Surgery, Publications, Pump Priming studies, RCT|

Welcome to the fourth edition of the NIHR Global Health Research Unit on Global Surgery newsletter. We trust that you are all keeping well. With the pandemic changing the way we work everywhere, we are encouraged by the rate at which the Unit's activity continues. In this edition we are pleased to include the first of the articles showcasing the [...]

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 [...]