Call for RCS Systematic Reviews

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The RCS has advertised a fourth round of systematic reviews. Applications will be accepted from teams formed of at least one supervising consultant surgeon and three trainees. From these applications, three teams will be invited to carry out the reviews … Read More

Recruiting to RSTN Committee now!

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The RSTN Committee is looking for enthusiastic and hard working trainees who would like to learn more about clinical trials and contribute to running the RSTN. A big thank you to Emma Reay, Paul Malone, and Richard Kwasnicki for their hard … Read More

iBRA newsletter

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iBRA is going very well. Over 1600 patients have been recruited from 70 centres. Below is a link to the latest newsletter. There are details about how to avoid missing data and information on citing your contribution to the project. … Read More

Technology in Collaborative Research

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There are a lack of multi-centre studies within surgery that research collaboratives are trying to address. Collaboratives use technology to help network, engage, communicate and share events. A subset of the collaborators from the RSTN’s optiFLAPP project prepared work about … Read More

Are you feeling collaborative?

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The RSTN year got off to a great start. A number of new projects are starting out on the road to becoming RCTs; established projects continue to flourish. The WIRE and optiFLAPP are recruiting collaborators and we have two new … Read More

Oxford-UCB Prize Fellowship in Biomedical Research

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Uni of Oxford

From Oxford-UCB Prize Fellowship in Biomedical Research Medical Sciences Division Grade: E64 from £31,301 – £50,167 or Grade 7 from £30,434 – £37,394, with a discretionary range to £40,847 per annum (fixed term for three years) We are currently … Read More

Perioperative Clinical Research

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This is a joint meeting between the NIAA and RCS. The first meeting early in 2014 was excellent. The RSTN is now working with the anaesthetic trainee collaboratives on a perioperative fluid audit in patients undergoing microvascular breast reconstruction. Sessions … Read More