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 […]

MASDA study

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We are pleased to announce the launch of the National MASDA (Mastectomy Decisions Audit)! This is a multi-centre prospective audit exploring the reasons for recommending mastectomy in the UK in 2015. We aim to involve ALL breast units, in order to provide a comprehensive view of current practice. The audit will capture variations in practice […]

Midlands Regional Spoke Launch Meeting of the National Institute for Health Research Healthcare Technology Co-operative (HTC) for Colorectal Therapies

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All trainees interested are welcome to register to attend the Midlands Regional Spoke Launch Meeting of the National Institute for Health Research Healthcare Technology Co-operative (HTC) for Colorectal Therapies. This one-day event will be held on the 23rd April 2015 at The Studio in Birmingham. The HTC in Colorectal Therapies was formed in April 2013 […]

December Monthly Meeting

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Ms Adele Francis is our next guest speaker at the West Midlands Research Collaborative meeting tonight. Her main research interests include neoadjuvant therapy and surgical overtreatment of breast cancer. She is the Royal College of Surgeons Surgical Speciality Lead for Breast Surgery and is tasked with the development of networks to deliver multi-centre studies which will involve […]

September Monthly Meeting

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The September meeting this month will be taking place on the 1st September at 18:30 in the usual place. This month will we be discussing all ongoing/upcoming studies and trials. Special guest speaker this month will be Prof. Chetter who is a Vascular Surgeon from Hull. Newcomers more than welcome!  

August Monthly Meeting

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Don’t forget Augusts meeting is this coming Monday 4th August 2014 at QEHB education centre at 18:30. Newcomers, particularly new trainees to the region are welcome. This months special guest speaker is Prof. Matt Costa from Warwick Clinical Trials Unit who is the Royal College of Surgeons Specialty Lead for Trauma & Orthopaedics. See you […]

Launch of the Birmingham Surgical Trials Consortium – Tuesday 8th July 2014

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We are delighted to invite you to the forthcoming launch of the Royal College of Surgeons Birmingham Surgical Trials Consortium (BiSTC) to be held on Tuesday 8th July in Birmingham at ThinkTank Millennium point. Please add this date to your diaries. The day will celebrate the successes of surgical trials nationally over this past year and include: – […]