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

Academy of Medical Sciences – Team Science Report

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The Academy of Medical Sciences has published a report on Improving recognition of team science contributions in biomedical research careers. This is a challenge for clinical trials owing to the large number of collaborators. They have some sensible recommendations including … 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

INDICATE recruits first patients

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Congratulations to Will Mason and the INDICATE Team for recruiting their first patients to the pilot study. The INDICATE Pilot Study (funded by the British Society for Surgery of the Hand, BSSH) is a pragmatic multicentre study to assess whether … Read More

RCS statement on clinical trial transparency

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Click here for the full statement. The RCS¬†expects all researchers conducting trials, including those supported by the College, directly or indirectly, to: 1. Register the trial in a publicly accessible trial database, such as, the ISRCTN registry, or another … Read More