December update

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Dear Members National Research Collaborative Meeting Our monthly meeting this week was very well attended and everyone got stuck in to discuss our plans to host the National Research Collaborative Meeting in late 2017. Having kicked off preparation with an endorsement by members of the committee’s target for 300 students and trainees to attend NRCM, we now […]

GCP training

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In response to requests from various members here is a link to information about GCP training….. http://www.nihr.ac.uk/our-faculty/clinical-research-staff/learning-and-development/national-directory/good-clinical-pratice/ The link to the site to log in and access the online course is here……. https://learn.nihr.ac.uk. GCP training is mandatory for anyone wishing to take an active part in our trials and recommended for all trainees as part of their […]

November meeting

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Everyone please note that the next meeting is on 14/11/16. This is the second rather than the first Monday of the month due to a clash with another meeting in Birmingham on 7/11/16. On the agenda are….. a final discussion on RIFT before it launches in december, a summary of GlobalSurg following the international meeting […]

October meeting

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October will see the launch of the RIFT audit. This will be the next multicentre audit from the WMRC and follows in the footsteps of the very successful appendicitis audit in 2012. The audit will be fully explained with extended discussion around all aspects of the audit. We would encourage consultants from across the region […]

National Research Collaborative Meeting 30/11/16

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The next National Research Collaborative Meeting is being held in London on 30/11/16. It is always an excellent meeting with presentations on current projects as well as sessions to learn about developing new ideas. NASBO, which is the latest national audit, began in Sheffield last year. Registration is free and can be done at www.nrcm.uk.

Meeting 11th July

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We are looking forward to a education packed meeting tonight. It is the first in a series of ‘How to……’ presentations. Tonight it will be ‘How to do a systematic review’. There will also be a recent review discussed and updates on funding applications and publications from one of our recent projects. Come along to […]

‘How to…..’ series

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The committee are really excited to announce the first in a series of ‘How to….’ themed meetings. The July meeting is going to be themed towards ‘How to write a systematic review’. This will involve senior members within the collaborative that have expertise in doing this passing on their know-how and culminating in an example […]

6th June Meeting

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Following on from the discussion at the May meeting, two presentations are pencilled in for Monday 6the June. Sekhar Marla will be presenting his SSI in breast surgery audit and a PICO system study will also be presented and discussed. Further presentations will be added in due course. In other news, WMRC are pleased to […]

Next Meeting

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Monday 9th May Meeting. An exciting line up of presentations and discussion at our Monday meeting. Opportunities to join a team for a new study, updates on progress of current projects and presentations on both CholeS and MASDA, both of which are due to be presented at National meetings soon. As an added bonus, there […]

MASDA update

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REDCap is now operational and we are sending out login details to all our registered users Please follow this link to the website If you have started collecting data and not told us as yet, please contact us at masda@wmresearch.org.uk so that we can calculate the end date of your 90-day data collection period. Our […]