Surveys on Perioperative Care

Surveys on Perioperative Care

On this page you will find links to surveys gathering data on perioperative care services. 

Live Perioperative Surveys

There is wide variation in UK practice relating to the treatment of older patients (aged 65 years and older) with both malignant and non-malignant gastrointestinal diseases. Major surgery rates vary between regions and clinicians. Treatment variation is even more pronounced in older patients presenting as emergencies. In some situations non-resectional surgery or conservative management may be the most appropriate option but there is uncertainty about the age, fitness level and disease biology for which they are indicated.

We want to establish the practice of different UK surgeons in how they assess suitability for major GI surgery, how they optimise care and the importance of different factors in decision-making. We have already conducted semi-structured interviews with wider members of the healthcare team (surgeons, anaesthetists, oncologists, specialist nurses, geriatrician, physiotherapists) and now want to established what wider UK practice is amongst consultant surgeons.

Please fill out the survey and tell us your thoughts. 

These surveys have been developed by a range of contributors, not necessarily CPOC. You can see details on who is collecting the data, and what it will be used for, below the link to the survey questions. 

CPOC wants to work with you to help improve the quality of patient care.

If you would like us to display your own survey on this page, please download and complete the below form and send it to


Are you Scottish Perioperative Medicine Lead?

We want to find out your opinion on Scottish Care of the Elderly