Welcome to WMTRAIN

WMTRAIN has been set up by a group of research and education-active trainees to facilitate trainee participation in research and high impact quality improvement projects.


Information on current and past projects


RCOA/NIHR AWARDS 2017   We are delighted to announce that, on behalf of WMTRAIN, Charlotte Small has been awarded the NIHR/RCOA trainee award – the funds from which will be used to develop our contribution to NIHR CRN portfolio studies. We’ll be announcing details of our new initiatives soon!   Clinical Research Network West Midlands…


Abstract Background: Lung-protective ventilation in patients with acute respiratory distress syndrome improves mortality. Adopting this strategy in the perioperative period has been shown to reduce lung inflammation and postoperative pulmonary and non-pulmonary sepsis complications in patients undergoing major abdominal surgery. We conducted a prospective observational study into the intra-operative ventilation practice across the West Midlands…