South West Anaesthesia Research Matrix


SWARM's Research Training Symposium and AGM will be in Buckfast Abbey Conference Centre on Monday 12th March 2018 - see link below to apply. SWARM wins 2017 Trainee Network Clinical Excellence Award from the RCoA and NIHR Clinical Research Network

Established in February 2012, SWARM is an anaesthetic trainee-led audit and research collaborative based in Peninsula Deanery in the South West of England.

It aims are:

1. To establish a regional network of anaesthetic trainees who conduct multi-centre research and audit with a high potential for making an impact.
2. To allow trainees to continue their involvement in research and audit projects as they migrate around the deanery.
3. To provide training in research for the educational benefit of SWARM members.
4. To attract national funding for research and audit work.
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To date SWARM have recruited over 2000 patients to NIHR Portfolio Studies


WINNER of the Trainee Network category of The RCoA/NIHR Clinical Research Network Awards 2017!
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WINNER of the Anaesthesia category of The BMJ Awards 2016.
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Click here to see a summary of SWARM's progress to date!


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