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  • An important part of the work of Cochrane UK is to raise awareness and knowledge about evidence-based decision making.  As part of this, Cochrane UK works with medical and dental ‘trainees’, that is, qualified junior doctors and dentists who are still in postgraduate training before practising independently as consultants, GPs, or dentists.
    November 17 2017
  • In a blog for our Tackling Antibiotic Resistance campaign, trainee plastic reconstructive surgeon and Cochrane Fellow, James Chan (@DrJamesKKChan), asked five other members of the Cochrane UK Trainee Advisory Committee why antibiotic resistance should matter to you.You’ve all seen the news headlines: the post-antibiotic apocalypse is...
    November 16 2017
  • Cochrane UK are delighted to be hosting the 2018 Cochrane Colloquium. It will be held in Edinburgh at the International Conference Centre in Scotland from 16-18 September 2018. Cochrane's annual Colloquia are truly international events, attracting up to 1300 delegates from across the world. It’s a great opportunity for delegates and...
    November 16 2017
  • Professor Dame Sally Davies, England’s Chief Medical Officer, recently warned that the world could face a “post-antibiotic apocalypse.” She urged that, unless action is taken to halt the practices that have allowed antibiotic resistance to spread and ways are found to develop new types of antibiotics, we could return to the days when simple...
    November 14 2017
  • To mark the start of World Antibiotic Awareness Week, here is a blog for non-medical readers by Lynda Ware, Senior Fellow in General Practice with Cochrane UK, taking a look at the threat posed by antimicrobial resistance and what we can do about it. Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is a very real threat to all of us. Just in case...
    November 13 2017
  • Next week is World Antibiotic Awareness Week, and its focus is on seeking advice from a qualified healthcare professional before taking antibiotics. We will be sharing blogs and blogshots throughout the week, looking at the wider problem of antimicrobial resistance and on Cochrane evidence for decisions about antibiotic use. Here, Samantha...
    November 10 2017
  • On Monday 13th November 2017, Cochrane UK will be launching our latest campaign: “Tackling antibiotic resistance: evidence for responsible antibiotic use”.  This will be a week-long campaign, coinciding with World Antibiotic Awareness Week, 13-19th November.  Campaign description Professor Dame Sally Davies...
    November 7 2017
  • Cochrane UK are delighted to be hosting Cochrane's next global health conference: Cochrane Colloquium Edinburgh 2018. It will be held in Edinburgh, 16-18 September 2018. We propose to make the Colloquium 2018 a Patients Included event that is co-designed, co-produced and co-presented with healthcare consumers, an event where everyone’s...
    November 3 2017
  • Specifications: Maximum of 0.2 FTESalary: Competitive Location: FlexibleApplication Closing Date: 13 November 2017ContextCochrane is creating eight new Networks of Cochrane Review Groups (CRGs) responsible for the efficient and timely production of high-quality systematic reviews that address the research questions that...
    November 3 2017
  • In this blog for our Evidence for Everyday Health Choices series, David Crowe shares his experience of living with sleep apnoea and exploring treatment options.We know the importance of sleep, even if we don’t always allow ourselves the luxury of eight hours, but what happens if we have slept eight, nine, ten hours and still feel absolutely...
    November 2 2017

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