March Newsletter

The Global Surgical Outcomes Collaboration

Another new publication for the combined GlobalSurg 1 & 2 datasets

Global variation in anastomosis and end colostomy formation following left-sided colorectal resection 
Published earlier this month in BJS Openhttps://doi.org/10.1002/bjs5.50138

Congratulations to all GlobalSurg 1 & 2 collaborators – you are all listed as authors on this new publication 

GlobalSurg 3 Deadlines Update
Don’t miss your chance to be part of our next publication 
Primary data collection teams:
Primary data entry is now closed.
If you have not yet confirmed your data entry via the ‘Data Collection Complete’ form in the ‘Authorship’ project of your REDCap account, you have until 23:59 GMT on Sunday March 24th 2019 to do so or your data will be removed from the study and you will not be included in the authorship list.Validators: 
The deadline for the validation study has now been extended to 10pm Tuesday April 23rd 2019 – please make sure you have completed ‘Validation Stage 1′ andValidation Stage 2‘ in your REDCap accounts by this time

Could you be a validator for GlobalSurg 3?

We are still seeking 121 validators to meet our target of an independent validator at each of the 430 participating hospitals in GlobalSurg 3.

Does your hospital still require a validator?
Check here: https://argoshare.is.ed.ac.uk/validation/

If you would like to be part of GlobalSurg 3, and have not already taken part in primary data collection, please consider registering as a validator
Register here: https://is.gd/gs3validation

Have you heard the latest Podcast from the GlobalSurg 3 team?

This month’s discussion is all about data validation

You can listen on the GlobalSurg SoundCloud by clicking here

Team of the month!

Josh Tully and Bex Hughes have been team members for GlobalSurg 3 at Walsall Manor Hospital in the UK.

Read all about their experiences of taking part in primary data collection in their guest blog here.

Would you like to guest blog on our website or be part of a GlobalSurg podcast?

We’d love to hear from you! Let us know at [email protected] 

Do you manage traumatic brain injury?

Check out the study being run by our friends at the Global Neurotrauma Group

Find full details of their project, including how to register here

GlobalSurg and the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

New data protection rules come into force in Europe at the end of May 2018.
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