CReaTE Roadshow East and West Midlands

Colorectal Research and Trial Engagement

Aims:

To host a day of informative and interesting debate to get your hospital site involved in colorectal research

To leave you full of vigour and excitement.

Ingredients:

  1. 30 or so colorectal surgeons from across the midlands
  2. 20 to 30 health professionals (research nurses, oncologists, gastroenterologists, advanced nurse practitioners, research fellows, research assistant, trainees, anaesthetists…)
  3. 1 Radiologist
  4. 10 or so patients and family members
  5. A sprinkle of charity and research funder representatives

Method:

  • Best way to treat early rectal cancers – STARTREC
  • Prevent parastomal hernias –CIPHER
  • Accelerate recovery after surgery through exercise – PREPARE ABC
  • Evaluate efficacy of appendicectomy – ACCURE
  • Assess intravenous iron therapy for anaemic patients in palliative care – ICARUS
  • Reduce surgical site infection – SUNRRISE & ROSSINI 2
  • Essential skills to recruit patients to clinical trials GRANULE
  • Developing & delivering portfolio research at your hospital

 

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Conclusions:

  • Research is fun and exciting – get on board
  • Let’s normalise participation in clinical trials and embed it in everyday clinical practice
  • Patients and Professionals working together = life changing results
  • Send your staff on a future GRANULE training course – they are a game changer
  • Attend future ACPGBI CReaTE Roadshows for more vigour and excitement

The next CReaTE roadshow will hit Basingstoke on Wednesday 6th February 2019 Register HERE

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