Skip to main content
Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Coronavirus / COVID-19

If you have a new continuous cough, a high temperature, or a loss or change to your sense of taste or smell, do not come to our hospitals. Follow the national advice.

Please find information on our services and visiting restrictions in our COVID-19 section.

Patients and visitors must wear a face covering in our hospitals.

This site is best viewed with a modern browser. You appear to be using an old version of Internet Explorer.

The process

The James Lind Alliance process

Stage 1 - Establishing the Scoliosis Partnership

  • Steering Group established
  • Protocol agreed
  • Partners recruited
  • Project management and arrangements confirmed
  • Initial stakeholder meeting

Stage 2 – Survey

  • Survey open
  • Partner organisations disseminate survey to members
  • Survey advertised

Stage 3 - Data management

  • Data management group identified and protocol agreed
  • Out of scope questions removed and collated
  • Questions arranged in a research question format and grouped by theme
  • Duplicates removed
  • Existing research checked
  • Results and process reviewed by Steering Group

Stage 4 - Interim prioritisation

  • Questions sent to survey respondents, partner organisations
  • Respondents rank top 10 unanswered questions
  • Ranks combined
  • Shortlist of up to 20 unanswered questions produced

Stage 5 - Final prioritisation

  • Workshop attended by partners and partner organisations
  • Top ten unanswered research questions agreed by consensus