Cipher Study – now recruiting registrars

The CIPHER Study (NIHR funded national cohort study) is recruiting surgical trainees to become Cipher Study CT Assessors. Many incentives of being involved and especially for your CVs! For more info, please email the Trainee Lead Niro at

Recurrence After Whipples (RAW) study

RAW Study Would you be interested in taking part in a multicentre retrospective cohort study investigating the causes and recurrence patterns of pancreatic duodenal adenocarcinoma (PDAC), ampullary adenocarcinoma and distal cholangiocarcinoma  following pancreaticoduodenectomy? Study Retros​pective cohort study of all patients with PDAC, ampullary adenocarcinoma or distal cholangiocarcinoma who underwent a curative-intent pancreaticoduodenectomy at your unit between 31/05/2007 and 31/05/2015. These …

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ALiCE Study

Help investigate variations in LCBDE outcomes The University of Plymouth has launched a collaborative, multi-centre study on surgical management of choledocholithiasis in the UK.The ALiCE (Audit of Laparoscopic Common Bile Duct Exploration) study seeks to investigate variations in clinical practice and laparoscopic common bile duct exploration outcomes. The team invite consultant surgeons to participate in a survey and audit. More details …

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RCS England COVID 19 Research Group

The COVID-19 pandemic poses unprecedented challenges for the surgical workforce and one that has raised many questions on surgical care and safety which need urgent answers. In order to meet these challenges, we have launched the RCS COVID Research Group. This working group brings together the COVID-specific projects supported by the College, in order to …

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