May Newsletter

The Global Surgical Outcomes Collaboration




Thank you to everyone who has registered for GlobalSurg 3
We have had an amazing response to the launch of GlobalSurg 3
Quality and outcomes after cancer surgery; a prospective, international cohort study
956 collaborators registered in 440 data collection teams
It’s not too late to register if you’d like to join the study
88 Countries confirmed as taking part; further 9 pending
Is your country on the registration map yet? If not, join GlobalSurg 3 today!
120 National Leads and Co-Leads
Does your country have a National Lead?
Find out here:
276 Hospitals in 65 countries now registered
268 patient records already entered on REDCap

Registration Instructions 
  • To register for GlobalSurg 3, you will need an ORCID ID first. ORCID gives every researcher a unique digital identifier which will make registering for GlobalSurg 3 simpler and, importantly, will make the authorship list generated at the end of study more accurate
    If you do not have an ORCID ID, please sign up for one here
  • Next, get your team togther. Each team can have up to 3 collaborators taking part in data collection. Please form the team before you complete the GlobalSurg 3 registration form
  • Visit and complete a registration form to register your team for a REDCap account – our data entry platform.
  • Your REDCap account will be issued approximately 7 days after your initial registration form is received – remember to check your spam/junk folders for the email alerting you to its creation
NB you will need all your team members ORCID IDs to register the team

If you have already completed a registration form but need to make changes, such as the addition of a new team member, please do not complete another registration form.Email us [email protected] with the details of the required changesCompleting a new registration form will result in a delay to the issue of REDCap accounts for your new team member

GlobalSurg 3 Launches in Benin

Dr Ismail Lawani, National Lead for Benin, describes GlobalSurg 3 to the Department of Gynaecology at the National  & University Hospital of Cotonou, Republic of Benin
Welcome to all our collaborators in Benin!

Tips for successful data collection in GlobalSurg 3
  1. Ensure you are familiar with the study protocol. Now available in 12 languages – click here.
  2. Make sure have all the necessary approvals before you collect any data for the project
  3. Take the GlobalSurg 3 training modules – click here
  4. Make use of all the project resources available – click here
  5. If you need help, contact your National Lead – click here .
  6. If you need help from the GlobalSurg team, email us [email protected]

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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Could you be a GlobalSurg 3 National Lead?

GlobalSurg are now recruiting National Leads for GlobalSurg 3 in countries not yet registered for the study.
Use our map to check if your country has a National Lead.
If not, and you would be interested in acting as a GlobalSurg National Lead for GS 3 please email us [email protected]

The role of National Lead involves setting up the study and co-ordinating teams of collaborators at multiple hospitals in your country.
National Leads receive citation on papers arising from the study

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