The NIHR Global Health Research Unit on Global Surgery

Improving surgical outcomes through collaborative research

Patient benefit lies at the heart of our research projects. Through our Hub led wider work on CEI, we are ensuring that context relevant patient and community views inform our projects (and their dissemination) and ensure their relevance, preferences, need and value.

Our CEI Case Studies

Our case studies showcase practical application of CEI in LMIC settings with a focus on exploring best practice and highlighting challenges and barriers, as well as potential solutions. Learn about the tailored CEI activities.

CEI Case Study - Starfish

STARFISH: Stoma Care For Improvement Research: Epidemiologic study of stoma cases in The Philippines and qualitative research on the challenges of stoma care.

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CEI Case Study - Tiger

TIGER is a patent randomised trial of NSPs (Non-surgeon physician) undertaking mesh hernia repair following accredited training.’

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Bringing together surgeons, researchers and policy makers to set the local research agenda according to patient need in LMIC and ensuring all patients have the opportunity to take part in our research.