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  • We should like to invite poster proposals for the Cochrane UK & Ireland Symposium 2017.  Posters will be displayed for the duration of the symposium and will bring together participants for a practical learning session on a range of engaging topics.  We invite posters that are topical, engaging and intriguing.  We are...
    January 4 2017
  • This is an excerpt of article pulbished on Evidently Cochrane.So here it is (or nearly) Merry Christmas! But before we look to the future, it’s time for a quick look back over the past year on the blog. We’ve published 140 of them in 2016! Here are a few highlights...Read the full article here...
    December 23 2016
  • The following new funding opportunities are available:Health Services and Delivery Research Programme16/138 – Call for Expressions of Interest: Rapid Service Evaluation Research TeamFind out moreHealth Technology Assessment Programme16/167 - researcher-led, expression of interest to full16/166 - researcher-led, evidence synthesis full proposalFind...
    December 16 2016
  • Cochrane is delighted to announce the official launch of Cochrane Rehabilitation.Cochrane Rehabilitation is a global network of individuals, involved in the production, dissemination, and implementation of evidence-informed clinical practice in rehabilitation.The new Cochrane Field will promote and advocate for using the best evidence within the...
    December 16 2016
  • A new Cochrane Review, summarizing data from 132 trials of automated telephone systems in preventing and managing long-term health conditions, concludes that they probably have the potential to play an important role in the delivery of health care.  However, further research is needed to understand more about their acceptability and...
    December 15 2016
  • Latest newsTeenagers could see long-term benefits from new treatments for depressionMore than two thirds of adolescents who suffer from depression could see long-term benefits from receiving one of three psychological treatments – of which only one is currently recommended on the NHS – according to research published today in The Lancet...
    December 13 2016
  • We are recruiting for a new Cochrane FellowWorking within Cochrane UK the post holder will be professionally and managerially accountable to the Cochrane UK Senior Fellow in Public Health. The Cochrane Fellow would be expected to: Develop skills in evidence based decision making, and the preparation and use of systematic reviews of health-...
    December 12 2016
  • This is an excerpt from a blog originally published on Students 4 Best Evidence.I thought about giving this blog a more sensible title. Something like “things to look out for when reading a paper on a clinical trial”. But, I needed to get your attention, didn’t I….Let’s set the scene: An increasing number of clinical trials are funded by the...
    December 9 2016
  • This is an excerpt of a blog originally published on Evidently Cochrane. In this blog for our #UnderstandingEvidence series, Matt Oxman talks about the Informed Health Choices project, which helps people sort the wheat from the chaff of evidence about treatment effects, starting with school children.Evidently Cochrane makes evidence...
    December 9 2016
  • This is an excerpt of an article originally published on Evidently Cochrane. Martin Burton, Ear, Nose and Throat doctor, writes for parents and carers about the latest evidence on treatments for ear discharge in children with grommets.Children have grommets (ventilation tubes) put in their ears for two main reasons. Either because they...
    December 2 2016

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