100 hospitals participating in the National Emergency Laparotomy Audit (NELA) in England and Wales will be invited to participate in FLO-ELA.

Is My Hospital Taking Part?

We are pleased to have the following hospitals open to recruitment:

Aberdeen Royal Infirmary
Aintree University Hospital
Birmingham Heartlands Hospital
Bradford Royal Infirmary
Conquest Hospital
Croydon University Hospital
Derriford Hospital
Glan Clwyd Hospital
Harrogate District Hospital
King's College Hospital - Denmark Hill
King's Mill Hospital
Leighton Hospital
Manchester Royal Infirmary
Medway Maritime Hospital
Newham University Hospital
Norfolk & Norwich University Hospital
Northwick Park Hospital
Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham
Queen's Hospital - Burton
Queen's Hospital - Romford
Royal Bournemouth Hospital
Royal Derby Hospital
Royal Free Hospital
The Royal London Hospital
Royal Shrewsbury Hospital
Royal United Hospital - Bath
Royal Victoria Infirmary - Newcastle
Russells Hall Hospital
Sandwell General Hospital
Southampton General Hospital
Southmead Hospital
Southport District General Hospital
St James' University Hospital - Leeds
St Thomas' Hospital
Sunderland Royal Hospital
Torbay Hospital
University Hospital Lewisham
University Hospital of North Durham
University Hospital Wales
Victoria Hospital - Fife
Warwick Hospital
Watford General Hospital
Whipps Cross Hospital
Whittington Hospital
William Harvey Hospital
Worcestershire Royal Hospital

Interested in Taking Part?

We are still looking for new sites, so if you are a NELA hospital interested in the FLO-ELA trial, then please express your interest by email or complete a feasibility form and return to us at