We would appreciate your views on surgical trainee collaborative research through completion of a questionnaire survey, available at the following link: https://sscm.onlinesurveys.ac.
Since 2006, surgical trainee research collaboratives have grown across all surgical specialities in the UK and have reached up to 99% of hospital sites. They have provided high quality trainee-led projects including several randomised controlled trials and multiple observational cohort studies. There has been great enthusiasm for collaborative research, however, we are aware that not all trainees have been involved. We are keen to explore the reasons that may have encouraged you to participate (and to what extent) and those that may have discouraged you. Understanding this would provide the collaborative research networks with much needed information about how to improve engagement with trainees and to address concerns and apprehensions.
Mr Nick Heywood, Miss Natalie Blencowe, and Professor Jane Blazeby
On Behalf of the ReSurgEnt Survey Collaboration