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  • September 28 2021
  • In this blog Selena Ryan-Vig, Knowledge Broker at Cochrane UK, describes the first in a new series of Cochrane Special Collections which brings together examples of treatments and health care which – despite being costly and time-consuming – research suggests could be unhelpful to patients, or even harmful.Take-home points The COVID-19...
    September 22 2021
  • The Join the Conversation webinars on September 9, hosted by the Co-Chairs of Cochrane’s Governing Board, Tracey Howe and Catherine Marshall, included a presentation from Cochrane’s Interim Chief Executive Officer Judith Brodie about our Strategy for Change, which lays out the strategic direction Cochrane is taking going forward....
    September 14 2021
  • Dear colleagues, members, supporters, and friends,It is with considerable regret that Cochrane’s Governing Board announces the cancellation of Cochrane Colloquium Toronto which had been rescheduled for 11-14th September, 2022. The Governing Board recently reviewed an options paper exploring a range of proposals for holding the planned...
    September 14 2021
  • We are inviting applications from people interested in becoming ‘Cochrane UK Consumer Champions’.What is the aim of the role?The aim of this role is to develop links with wider groups and networks of potential Cochrane consumers. Cochrane uses the term consumers to represent patients, carers and family members with first-hand, lived...
    September 8 2021
  • In this blog, Charlotte Squires, a trainee doctor in older adult care, reflects on issues with eating for people with severe dementia and options for supporting them, including new evidence on tube feeding. Sarah Chapman and friend Sue share experience from supporting their mums with dementia.Take-home pointsCharlotte: reflections from practice...
    September 3 2021
  • In this blog for maternity care providers and families, Dr Aleena Wojcieszek, clinical epidemiologist, science communicator, and honorary research fellow at the Australian Centre of Research Excellence in Stillbirth (Stillbirth CRE), and Ms Susannah Hopkins Leisher, mom to stillborn son Wilder Daniel (13 July 1999), PhD student in epidemiology at...
    August 25 2021
  • Cochrane UK and Cochrane Ireland are planning the next annual symposium, due to take place in April 2022. Help us shape the event by completing a short survey. We are exploring the possibility of offering people the opportunity to either:attend an in-person event in the United Kingdom; orwatch some sessions online (e.g. keynote talks)Hosting...
    August 11 2021
  • Cochrane UK and Cochrane Ireland are hosting a free 90-minute webinar for secondary school pupils aged 16-18 years hoping to study healthcare-related subjects at university.
    August 10 2021
  • In this blog for clinicians, researchers, people with depression and those supporting them, Andrew Moriarty (Academic GP), Nick Meader (Researcher), Emma Williams (Expert by experience) and Carolyn Chew-Graham (Professor of General Practice Research) look at the latest Cochrane evidence on predicting relapse of depression. Is predicting...
    August 10 2021

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