Better health decisions. Using Cochrane evidence in shared decision-making

Tuesday, 20th April 2021, 11:15am-12:15pm

It is now widely accepted that Shared Decision Making (SDM) between patients and clinicians should be embedded throughout healthcare services. Shared Decision Making can be thought of as drawing on three elements: evidence, clinician experience and patient preferences. Cochrane has identified key users of its evidence, and this includes consumers (those seeking healthcare, their families, and carers) and the public, and practitioners of healthcare.

This workshop will explore how Cochrane produces a range of evidence for the public and healthcare professionals from Cochrane Reviews, to Evidently Cochrane blogs, podcasts etc.; how Cochrane evidence, and other information, can be used by consumers and the public, when making treatment decisions with health care professionals; whether there is a difference between the ideal of SDM and the reality, and what can be done to bridge the gap.

This one-hour session will be an engaging, interactive session, co-produced with consumers, and ending with a Q&A involving representatives of all stakeholders in the business of production of trusted evidence, for informed decisions and better health.

Presenters

Richard Morley

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Consumer Engagement Officer


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Sally Crowe

Director at Crowe Associates Ltd


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Kit Byatt

Director of Education, Forrest MLS


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Tracey Howe

Director of the Cochrane-Campbell Global Ageing Partnership

Co-chair of Cochrane’s Governing Board


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Read Tracey's biography here

.Helen Bulbeck

Director of Services and Policy at brainstrust


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Read Helen's biography here

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Brian Devlin

Cochrane UK Consumer Champion


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Read Brian's biography here

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