Surgery research carried out in Rotherham

By Admin | 30/09/2014 0 comments

Surgery research carried out in Rotherham

PATIENTS from the Rotherham area have helped in a research study to assess why some people have more complications after elective surgery than others.

People treated by the Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust joined those under other health trusts across the county in the week-long International Surgical Outcomes Study.

The patients agreed to let researchers collect data about surgical procedures.

Dr Caroline Pickstone, chief operating officer for the National Institute for Health Research’s Clinical Research Network for Yorkshire, said: “Building up an accurate data of why some patients suffer from post-operative complications after elective surgery is really important in terms of helping the NHS to deliver improved healthcare services.”
 

Tags


No messages

Please login or register to enter your message click here

The fact you are here means you are interested in what goes on in your town.

We want to continue holding local authorities to account, attending court and council meetings, as well as providing breaking news, competitions and offers – but it costs money. Online advertising does not cover costs, therefore we feel the need to ask for your help in ensuring we can provide the best possible coverage, online and in our printed products.
For as little as £1, you can support the Rotherham Advertiser – and it only takes a minute.
Click here to support local news.


Spotted something we should know about?

Call our Newsdesk on 01709 768146
Or email newsdesk@rotherhamadvertiser.co.uk
Message us on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/TheRotherhamAdvertiser/