Current Projects

Intraoperative Oxygenation in Patients undergoing major Surgery

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This snapshot service evaluation will assess the administration and monitoring of oxygen (O2) during major surgery in adult patients. It is a collaboration between the London group “PLAN” and SPARC. Data collection will take place 24-28th APril 2017 across all hospitals in Wessex. For more details contact SPARC or project lead Dr Andrew Cumpstey:




Reducing Phlebotomy Associated Blood Loss

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This pan-Wessex project looks to reduce the phlebotomy associated blood loss in intensive care patients by introducing new blood sampling equipment.




Perioperative Anaemia in Elective Orthopaedic Patients

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This project is looking at the incidence and management of perioperative anaemia in centres across Wessex.



Treating Paediatric Status Epileptics

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Working with our paediatric colleagues we hope to review the management of Paediatric Status Epileptics and see whether we can put systems in place to improve it if necessary.





If you have a really impressive project idea and are keen to lead a regional project, then please download and complete our Project Proposal Form. E-mail the completed form to us on and we’ll get back in touch to discuss your idea further.