February Newsletter

The Global Surgical Outcomes Collaboration

GlobalSurg II data collection is happening now!

Data collection for GlobalSurg 2 has got off to a great start. Thank you to everyone who has already contributed their data

Congratulations to our top recruiting centres in January, in no particular order:

  • Simplemente Evita, Argentina
  • Department of General Surgery, Lithuanian University of Health Sciences, Lithuania
  • Watford General Hospital, United Kingdom
  • Sundsvall, Sweden
  • Victoria Hospital Kirkcaldy, United Kingdom

Follow http://globalsurg.org/globalsurg-2-recruitment/ for live updates on recruitment numbers

Additional Protocol Translations now available

Our fantastic team of translators have been working hard and the GlobalSurg 2 protocol is now available on our website in Greek, Portuguese and Arabic


Thanks to: 
Antonios Martinos, Ioannis Tsouknidas, & Vasileios Kalles for the Greek translation,
Thays Brunelli PugliesiGabriel Pardo for the Portuguese version, and
Oday Halhouli, Rekhis Syrine, Muna Rommaneh, & Tebian Hassanein Ahmed Ali for the Arabic protocol
Would you like the protocol translated in to your language? Let us know via our website

Please remember to view the protocol summary slides & take the SSI training module
To help you participate in GlobalSurg II successfully, additional training slides for the protocol are available on the website
The GlobalSurg II SSI training module is designed to help with diagnosing SSI and should take around 5 mins to complete – you should complete this training module before starting data collection
http://globalsurg.org/globalsurg-2-training-module/Please also visit the GlobalSurg II protocol page where you will find the protocol plus additional support documents including a data definitions dictionary and a one page data collection form that can be downloaded and printed for paper-based data collection.

GlobalSurg Photo Competition

Remember to get your entries in for photo of the month competition!
Send us a photo of your GlobalSurg team for the chance to be featured in the International newsletter and on our website.
Please send your entries to [email protected] or tweet them @GlobalSurg