The Dukes’ Club Collaborative

The Duke's Club CollaborativeThe Dukes’ Club Collaborative is a national trainee collaborative for colorectal surgery. This has been founded by The Dukes’ Club Committee to facilitate national research led by colorectal trainees.

CLOSE-IT study

The first study, CLOSE-IT, investigating time to ileostomy closure after anterior resection for rectal cancer and exploring reasons for delay, with prospective data collection starting in April 2018.

Click here for more information about the CLOSE-IT study.

For details, information and interest on the study please email:

You can also download an expression of interest form here.

We have now closed entry of new sites to the prospective arm of the study. You will receive more information soon regarding what your next steps are if you have registered. You can still sign up to take part in the retrospective arm of the study, but will need to get your expression of interest form to us by the end of April to

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