Having collaborated with Critical Care and Perioperative Medicine Research Group (CCPMG) for over 5 years, the PCTU proudly welcomed the CCPMG as an official affiliate group in 2018. This follows from several successful collaborations in perioperative research projects, including EPOCH (link to study page) and OPTIMISE II, with many more projects currently in set up with the PCTU. This latest collaboration marks the CCPMG as the fifth affiliated research group with the PCTU.
The CCPMG is led by Professor Rupert Pearse, NIHR Research Professor & Consultant in Intensive Care Medicine, who completed his fellowship with the PCTU and has been lead CI on a number of collaborations with the PCTU. The research group is based at the Royal London Hospital, and is also a part of the William Harvey Research Institute. The CCPMG is composed of a multidisciplinary team, including lecturers, research managers, research and clinical nurses, fellows, and assistants. Statistical resources are also shared between the PCTU and CCPMG. Priyanthi Dias and Ruzena Uddin are the senior research managers acting as the main contact between the PCTU and CCPMG.