Six new trial centres aim to boost surgical research in EnglandBMJ 2013; 346 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.f936 (Published 12 February 2013) Cite this as: BMJ 2013;346:f936
- Ingrid Torjesen
A network of surgical trial centres is to be set up across England in an attempt to increase the amount of surgical research.
Less than 2% of government funding for medical research goes into surgery, despite the fact that a third of hospital admissions involve a surgical procedure.
To encourage more research in the discipline the Royal College of Surgeons has announced plans to set up …