Your E-Mail Address
Your phone number
If no, please provide the name of your PI
Short proposal title
Collaborators and their associate department/institution – Is this a UK only or international study?
Surgical specialty/area of research
If yes, please provide details e.g. funder, funding call deadline
What is the primary research question and please give a synopsis of the study?
If this is an RCT, please consult the SPIRIT guidelines for preparing your study protocol and address as many of these items as possible with your expression of interest.
Please describe your research question in terms of the PICO structure (Population, Intervention, Comparator,Outcome measures (efficacy and harms) and for each of these explain their rationale.
You should be aware of any ongoing RCTs aiming to address this or similar question/s. Check trial registers such as clinicaltrials.gov/ISRCTN
Your trial might not be quite ready for an RCT, if so, please identify at what stage pre-RCT you are at. If you are developing a new surgical technique or evaluating a new device please consult the IDEAL Framework (www.ideal-collaboration.net/) and see attached summary to identify stage of development and appropriate methodology.
Primary Outcomes (can be TBC)
Secondary Outcomes (can be TBC)
Estimated number of subjects (can be TBC)
Estimated number of centres (can be TBC)
Proposed grant/study start date
Proposed grant duration (years)