• Question: i know some details may be private and confidential, but could u give an example of something you have helped the doctors solve?

    Asked by oliviastrachan to Christina on 15 Jan 2020.
    • Photo: Christina Pagel

      Christina Pagel answered on 15 Jan 2020:


      I’ve been working a long time in understanding, measuring and communicating survival and other outcomes after children’s heart surgery. This includes developing the formula that the NHS uses to monitor survival rates.

      I also led a project a couple of years ago to build this website that explains the formula to families and the public and gives the latest results:

      I’m also currently working on this project, using maths to work out where children’s ambulance should be located in England. https://depict-study.org.uk/