naTIonal audit of the management of GRoin abscESSes

Prospective Multicentre (UK) Audit of Management of Groin Abscesses

Study Contact Email: nheywood@doctors.org.uk

Study Summary

A prospective national study to evaluate the management of patients presenting with a groin abscess with particular attention to patients with a history of intravenous drug use. The study aims to determine the impact on patient care with particular focus on interhospital transfers, timelines of surgical intervention and length of stay in hospital

Study Timeline

Still in development


Dr Eloise Lawrence, MBBS BSc, ST1 General Surgery, Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust

Dr Nick Ward, Core Surgical Trainee, Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Dr Madhu Chaudhury, Core Surgical Trainee, NorthWest Deanery

Dr Eleanor Spurring, FY2, Royal Bolton Hospital

Dr Susannah Argyropoulos, FY2, Royal Bolton Hospital

Isabella Girling, Medical Student, University of Manchester

Mr Nick Heywood, BmedSci BMBS FRCS MD, Consultant General and Colorectal Surgeon, East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust, Honorary Clinical Lecturer University of Central Lancashire

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