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  • In this first evidence blog in our new series Evidence for Everyday Nursing, I’ve looked at a Cochrane review which found no evidence to support routinely replacing peripheral venous catheters. We’ll be discussing this with @WeNurses in a tweetchat later this month and hope many of you will join us.Routine can be a dangerous thing. It might...
    November 6 2015
  • Calling all nurses and midwives; Cochrane UK has something new for you! I’ve learned that you find it helpful to have relevant evidence shared with you on social media and in quick, easy formats. With revalidation on the horizon, there’s no better time to give you more of what you need. As a former nurse, I’m particularly delighted to be...
    November 5 2015
  • They say it is the worst pain you can experience. That’s hard to prove, but the pain I’ve had from kidney stones on several occasions has certainly been the worst for me.As a small-town general practitioner, I had seen and treated dozens of cases before I had my first attack, which happened during a night shift when I was covering emergencies over...
    November 1 2015
  • Cochrane UK is seeking an enthusiastic individual to join our team at the UK Cochrane Centre in the role of Information and Administration Assistant. This is a key role within a small, friendly team, providing support to the Information Service within the Cochrane Centre, retrieving and recording information on the impact and use of Cochrane...
    October 30 2015
  • Closing date : 05/11/2015Reference : M&HS-07141Faculty / Organisational unit : Medical & Human Sciences School / Directorate : School of Nursing, Midwifery & Social Work Employment type : Fixed TermDuration : From 1 January 2016 until 31 December 2018Location : Oxford Road, ManchesterSalary...
    October 29 2015
  • I’ve just had an email from a Professor of Nursing, with a quote under her signature, which I haven’t seen before:“There is nothing so useless as doing something efficiently which should not be done at all.” (Peter Drucker)In health research (as in life!) doing the right thing is critical. If research is to be useful, it’s really...
    October 23 2015
  • Join Evidence-Based Mental Health to discuss 'Effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of mindfulness-based cognitive therapy' on Friday 23rd October 2015 at 3pm BST. There will be a panel of speakers live on Google Hangout discussing the topic and viewers can tweet the event and send in questions using #EBMHchat.Speakers:Willem Kuyken (Oxford, UK)Ben...
    October 21 2015
  • Say hello to chlamydia…These are chlamydia trachomatis bacteria. Chlamydia is one of the most common sexually transmitted infections (STIs) in the UK, passed on through unprotected sex or contact with infected semen or vaginal fluids, and it is especially common in teenagers and young adults. Gonorrhoea, caused by Neiserria...
    October 19 2015
  • "Nowadays, research can play an important role in practice and health care BUT are all the researches reliable and applicable? How much evidence is beyond our practice? What is our mission as the creators of future practice? This is time for introducing Research Integrity and Evidence Based Practice. We are here  to present our achievements...
    October 13 2015
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