Current Projects

Current UK-wide collaborative projects include:

RIFT – Right Iliac Fossa Treatment Audit

Led by the West Midlands Research Collaborative, aim of the study is to determine the laparoscopic appendicectomy rate in 2017.

NASBO- National Audit of Small Bowel Obstruction

A joint project by South Yorkshire Surgical Research Group, West Midlands Research Collaborative, ACPGBI and other specialist partners, NASBO aims to assess outcomes and impact of guidelines for malnourished patients in small bowel obstruction.

NeST – Neoadjuvant Systemic Therapy in Breast Cancer

This is a national multi centre audit that aims to evaluate current practice in the use of neoadjuvant systemic therapies to treat breast cancer.  Led by the NeST steering committee, trainees from across the UK are invited to participate.  For more information and launch details, see the NeST page