Entries by CLINIC TEAM

Author of paper for outcomes for day care tonsillectomy surgery

Safety of day-case paediatric tonsillectomy in England: an analysis of administrative data for the Getting It Right First Time programme, Anaesthesia. 2022 Mar We used the Hospital Episodes Statistics database to investigate unwarranted variation in the rates Trusts discharged children the same day after scheduled tonsillectomy and associations with adverse postoperative outcomes.

Landmark paper on volume outcome measures related to endoscopic pituitary surgery

The volume-outcome relationship for endoscopic transsphenoidal pituitary surgery for benign neoplasm: analysis of an administrative dataset for England, Br J Neurosurg. 2023 Feb Setting minimum annual volume thresholds for pituitary surgery in England is seen as one way of improving outcomes for patients and service efficiency. However, there are few recent studies from the UK […]

Author of National COVID 19 guidance

Best practice guidance to help hospital staff and managers improve the care of COVID-19 patients has been issued to trusts by the Getting It Right First Time (GIRFT) team. Based on the experiences of hospital trusts that performed well during the early phase of the pandemic, the guidance shares successful innovations and practices which others […]

Paper published in British Medical Journal on septoplasty for nasal obstruction

Septoplasty for nasal obstruction: New trial paves the way for evidence based guidelines, Annakan V Navaratnam, Alfonso Luca Pendolino Health resources everywhere are stretched in this post-pandemic era. The pursuit of effectiveness has led policy makers and health insurance companies to pay close attention to the value of common procedures, and otorhinolaryngology is not spared. […]