You can find our GASTRIC-PICU training resources here.

A short, interactive training package aimed at clinical staff members (those screening & randomising) can be viewed here and below:

For the best viewing experience, please use the expanded, full screen mode.

SIVs are held virtually, over Microsoft Teams. They offer a chance to learn more about your role as a participating site.

How do I set up an SIV?

If you would like to attend an SIV, please contact the GASTRIC-PICU trial team at to arrange a suitable date.

What happens if I miss my SIV?

If you or a member of your team are unable to attend a GASTRIC-PICU SIV, please contact the trial team and we will do our best to arrange alternative dates where possible.

You can download the latest GASTRIC-PICU SIV presentation slides here.

The GASTRIC-PICU Educational Package is available to view above, in the ‘GASTRIC-PICU training package’ tab, and ⁠here.

If you have any questions about the trial after attending the SIV or reading through the material, please send these through to the trial team and we would be happy to help.

The latest GASTRIC-PICU eligibility and randomisation working file for clinical staff is available for download here.

This includes:

  • The randomisation guide, available to download here.
  • The web randomisation quick guide, available to download here.

The latest screening and randomisation presentation slides are available to download here.

On GASTRIC-PICU we use MACRO as our primary Electronic Data Capture system. The MACRO Database Training session provides specific guidance on the MOSAICC database and general guidance on using MACRO.

The slides for the latest GASTRIC MACRO Database Training are available for download here.

A quick video demonstration on how to randomise a patient into GASTRIC-PICU: