Recent Projects

AbSeS international observational cohort study concerning epidemiology of abdominal infections on ICU. Run by ESICM. We’re the UK lead centre (BCCB) and have completed recruiting locally but recruitment overall stops December 2016.

PEACE (PrEvalence of Acute and Chronic kidney disease treated by renal replacement therapy in the ICU Environment). Run by ESICM. Prof LF was Local and UK co-ordinator and on the steering committee. Completed and in write-up.

logoBREATHE. NIHR HTA. Warwick (Professor Gavin Perkins). In adult patients requiring invasive mechanical ventilation  – protocolised weaning which includes non-invasive ventilation compared to protocolised weaningusing invasive mechnical ventilation clinically and cost effective. Started screening in June 2014. Local PI – BCCB


PROVENT. European Society of Anaesthesiology / Sheffield (Gary Mills). Practice of ventilation in critically ill patients without ARDS: an international observational study. Local PI – BCCB. Completed data collection in June 2014.

LAS VEGAS. European Society of Anaesthesiology study. Local Assessment of Ventilatory Management During General Anesthesia forSurgery and effects on Postoperative Pulmonary Complications: a Prospective Observational International Multi–center Cohort Study.

popular-rgbPOPULAR. European Society of anaesthesiology. POstanaesthesia PULmonary complications After use of muscle Relaxants in Europe,
PI – Maha Zuleika.

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Practice Pattern Variation in Discontinuing Mechanical Ventilation in Critically Ill Adults: An International Prospective Observational Study. July 2014. Local PI – BCCB.

RADOX. Reduced Abdominal Distension and Oxygen Delivery,
PI – Mike Scott.apricot-rgb

APRICOT.  Anaesthesia PRactice In Children Observational Trial, PI – CJ/MD.


POM-HR (Post Operative Morbidity- heart rate): Observational study of exercise-induced heart rate dynamics and their relationship to postoperative morbidity. In collaboration with UCL.
PP – Dr Pradeep Prabhu.ISOS logo

ISOS. International Surgical Outcomes Study. PI – JKB.


OBTAIN. Occurrence of Bleeding and Thrombosis during Antiplatelet therapy In Non-cardiac surgery. European Society of Anesthesiology.
PI – Maha Zuleika.

European Transfusion Practice and Outcome Study: a multi-central evaluation of standard of transfusion care and clinical outcome for elective surgical patients. European Society of Anesthesiology. PI – MD.

REPROVE A commercially funded, NIHR portfolio study of a novel antibiotic, CAZ-AVI for use in nosocomial pneumonia and VAP compared to meropenem.