March Newsletter

The Global Surgical Outcomes Collaboration

GlobalSurg 2 Update

We now have over 700 patient records deposited via the REDCap data collection tool. Please remember if you are using a paper data collection form to transfer your records to REDCap

Thank you to everyone who has already contributed their data

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

  • Pilgrim Hospital, United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust , United Kingdom
  • Carmarthen West Wales, United Kingdom
  • Sundsvall, Sweden
  • Vilnius University Hospital Santariskiu Klinikos, Lithuania
  • Ninewells Hospital and Medical School, United Kingdom

Follow for live updates on recruitment numbers

Introducing our new collaborators blog

Learn more about the experiences of participating in GlobalSurg around the world by reading our new collaborators blog on our website

Thanks to our first bloggers Ella Teasdale in Stornoway, Scotland and Soji Ademuyiwa  in Lagos, Nigeria
Would you like to blog for GlobalSurg? Let us know via our website or email us your posts

GlobalSurg Photo of the Month Competition 

Congratulations to our first photo of the month winners!

Pictured are the team from Lagos University Teaching Hospital, Nigeria.
From left to right:  Dr Adedapo Osinowo, Attending/Consultant General Surgeon; Dr Adesoji Ademuyiwa, Attending/Consultant Paediatric Surgeon and Country Lead for Nigeria, and Dr Felix Alakaloko, Senior Resident Paediatric Surgery

Remember to 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



Have you registered for GlobalSurg 2 but not yet collected your data?
We now have a fantastic 1868 registrations for GlobalSurg 2 in 95 countries.
If you have registered already but not yet collected any data please let us, or your GlobalSurg local lead, know if we can help you with anythingYou can contact the GlobalSurg team here and identify and contact your nearest GlobalSurg local lead hereTo help you participate in GlobalSurg 2 successfully, additional training slides for the protocol are available on the website
The GlobalSurg 2 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 also visit the GlobalSurg 2 project hub 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.





The GlobalSurg network grows stronger and stronger thanks to your help. Please share this email with national and international colleagues, especially those in countries not yet presented on our registration map.

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GlobalSurg is part of the Surgical Gateway Research Foundation (SURGFoundation), a registered UK charity (Charity number 1159898).

GlobalSurg activities are supported in a number of ways, but we greatly appreciate personal donations to ensure our work can continue. If you wish to make a small donation, please click on the secure link below.
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