Bristol Oxford Surgical Trials Course

Category: Training - School of Surgery

Date: April 29th 2015 until May 1st 2015

Location: Oxford


Of note: This course is currently only available to those registered with either the Severn or Oxford Deaneries.



The Oxford and Bristol Surgical Trials Units will be holding a three-day surgical research training event on Surgical Trials for Core and Specialist Trainees registered in the Oxford and Severn Deaneries.

Topics to be covered include:

  • Why we need randomised trials
  • Formulating the research question
  • Choosing a trial design
  • Outcome measures
  • How to set up a randomised trial
  • Basic statistics for randomised trials


Faculty to include:

  • Prof Jane Blazeby
  • Prof David Beard
  • Prof Jonathan Cook
  • Prof Andy Carr
  • Prof Freddie Hamdy


Free! (supported by Severn and Oxford Deaneries and the RCS.) Transportation and accommodation costs for Bristol attendees will be supported. Of note: Participants must be able to attend all three days.

Registration/Additional Information

Severn surgical trainees should contact Kate Taylor at or 01173 314540. Of note: There are only 20 places allocated to Severn trainees, so act soon!