SAPPHIRE News - August 2016

Posted by vh58 at Sep 13, 2016 04:12 PM |
Welcome to SAPPHIRE's monthly roundup of updates from the team, including presentations, publications and new appointments

Publications and Presentations

Prof Graham Martin, with Dr Damian Roland, Dr Jay Banerjee and other collaborators in Sheffield and Iowa, has had a paper entitled “Use or abuse? A qualitative study of physicians’ views on use of observation stays at three hospitals in the United States and England” accepted by Annals of Emergency Medicine.

Prof Graham Martin presented the above paper at the BSA Medical Sociology Group Annual Conference (7-9 September 2016).

Emma Jones has had a paper accepted for publication with some previous colleagues from Yeovil hospital: Factors Predicting Outcome from Enhanced Recovery Programs in Laparoscopic Colorectal Surgery: A Systematic Review Surgical Endoscopy.


Dr Farhad Peerally has successfully passed his probation review, and gave a very well-received presentation on his PhD project.

Congratulations also to Emma Jones who has been invited to join the Editorial Board of the Journal of Surgical Simulation, as Associate Editor for Quality Improvement.


SAPPHIRE is thrilled to welcome Lucy Taylor who is joining us for an intercalated BSc.

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