You are invited to participate in a research study into the barriers and drivers to adoption of Robotic Assisted Surgery [RAS] systems. This will include personal opinions and any benefits or limitations you have perceived from your experiences.

The survey will look at your attitudes toward RAS before adopting/using it for the first time, and your attitudes after adopting/using RAS in real-world practice.

The survey will take approximately 10 minutes to complete.

Inclusion/exclusion criteria

To qualify for participation, you must have prior understanding/experience of both conventional surgery (open or laparoscopic) and robotic-assisted surgery (RAS).

You should also have personal experience of the system in one of the following capacities (or similar);

  • Surgeon, or Surgeon in Training
  • 1stAssistant or Scrub Technician/Nurse
  • Circulatory Nurse
  • Surgical Resourcing, Training and Administration
  • Robotic Researcher

If you have any outstanding questions, please contact either of the Investigators using the details provided below:

Principal Investigator: Tim Phillips [[email protected]]

Supervisory Investigator: Sue Hignett [[email protected]]