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Welcome to the North West Trials Centre Website

Got a Trial....

If you wish to discuss a new trial proposal, require assistance with a grant application or need general help and advice on trial design, statistics, databases etc then please contact Tony Coffey on 0151 794 8974 or nwstc@liverpool.ac.uk or the director Nigel Bundred nigel.bundred@manchester.ac.uk.

 


BOSTiC: Traiing in Research Methods for Surgical Trainees

Our colleagues at The Bristol and Oxford Surgical Trials Units are running a three day surgical research training event for surgical trainees (all specialties) in Spring 2016 (Wednesday 27th April to Friday 29th April inclusive) at the University of Bristol.

This course is designed for surgical trainees wanting to learn about trials methodology, and to be involved in high quality research projects.  

The attached flyer and website http://www.bristol.ac.uk/social-community-medicine/centres/surgical-research/education/methods.html provide further details, including application.

Any queries regarding the course to be directed to Ms Kate Taylor, Senior Executive Assistant, BOSTiC please.  Tel: 0117 331 4540, email kate.taylor@bristol.ac.uk. 

BOSTiC Flyer

 

Trial Adoption Proforma

Click Here to download the Trial Adoption Form. Please save the form to a folder on your computer before you complete it, this will allow the information in the form to be saved. If you complete the form online, you will not be able to save the information that is entered.

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Latest News

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£226 million UK investment in cancer research announced

Cancer Research UK has announced the largest investment to date into its network of Centres across the UK. £190 million has been committed to 13 Cancer Research UK Centres over the next five years. The huge investment will draw together world class research and medical expertise to accelerate advances in research and support clinical trials essential to getting lifesaving treatments to patients.

 

Leeds RCS Surgical Trials Centre

Leeds RCS Surgical Trials Centre official launch

The Leeds Royal College of Surgeons Surgical Trials Centre, our newest sister STC, would like to invite you to its Launch Meeting on Thursday 5th January 2017 at Weetwood Hall & Conference Centre, Leeds.  Please join them to find out more about the Leeds RCS Surgical Trials Centre and how it will support the Royal College of Surgeons Surgical Trials Initiative by facilitating the development, design, and delivery of new, high quality surgical trials and research .....

ASCO POST - John P. Neoptolemos, MD, PhD, on Pancreatic Ductal Adenocarcinoma: Results of the ESPAC-4 Trial

John P. Neoptolemos, MD, PhD, of the University of Liverpool, discusses findings from this international phase III study of adjuvant combination chemotherapy: gemcitabine and capecitabine vs monotherapy gemcitabine in patients with resected pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma (Abstract LBA4006).

Better Trials Make Better Surgeons Event

The North West Surgical Trials Centre is holding another of it's hugely successful surgical workshops in June and will include inspirational talks from experienced senior trialists, plus surgeons new to research. The afternoon will also provide the opportunity to discuss trial ideas, mechanics of setting-up studies etc. Please see the attached posters for further information and to book your free place.