Funding Outcomes

ELF findings call for frailty scoring to become standard practice

Important findings from the BDRF-funded Emergency Laparotomy and Frailty Study (ELF Study) have been published in the Annals of Surgery. […]

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Improving patient care through new guidelines – lower gastrointestinal bleeding recommendations published in GUT

Being admitted to hospital with acute bleeding is a distressing experience for patients – especially when the bleed is coming […]

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ELF smashes its target – great news for older patients needing emergency bowel surgery

Emergency bowel surgery is more dangerous for older patients – yet they are the most likely to need it. The […]

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An encore for OnCoRe – Transforming rectal cancer care in 2019

Patient data is a crucial resource in research. It helps identify short, medium and long term outcomes of treatment and […]

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Celebrating 10 years of revolutionary collaborative research

Research collaboratives, made up mainly of trainees and medical students, have proliferated around the country since 2007, reinventing the entire […]

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Granule in Kigali

When we funded the GRANULE project in 2015, the team had a bold vision for new generation of surgical researchers […]

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A week in the sun at #ACPGBI2018

Summer always means one thing for BDRF – a trip to mingle with the top surgeons, nurses and other professionals […]

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BDRF project helps overcome the challenges of recruiting to clinical trials

GeneRAtiNg sUrgicaL rEcruiters for randomised trials Give a surgeon a fish and feed them for a day, teach a surgeon […]

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Ileostomy research studies launched – with Ileostomy Association and Kingston Trust

  Stomas can be both life-saving and life-changing, but to date not enough has been invested in research focusing on […]

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NASBO Survey shows need for more awareness of nutritional support

Survey results from the groundbreaking National Audit of Small Bowel Obstruction (NASBO) have highlighted the need for better strategies among […]

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