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  • New podcast series looks at initiatives to wind back the medical excess that is causing harm to people and the planet. Cochrane Sustainable Healthcare has joined forces with the BMJ to launch a new podcast series called The Recovery - Voices of action towards sustainable healthcare co-hosted by The BMJ’s Editor...
    December 1 2021
  • Evidence Synthesis Ireland (ESI) and Cochrane Ireland are recruiting a Systematic Reviewer (Postdoc/Research Fellow).Contract: Four-year, full-time post starting in January 2022 until November 2025. Institution: National University of Ireland, Galway.About the role: The role is to plan, conduct and support ESI activity in...
    November 11 2021
  • In this blog for people with Raynaud’s phenomenon, Dr Kevin Su, a Rheumatologist from Australia, looks at the latest Cochrane evidence on vasodilator drugs. Katie LeBlanc, a patient advocate, reflects on her experiences.Take home pointsRaynaud’s phenomenon can be painful and at times cause issues with function in the hands. For those who...
    October 22 2021
  • After her son was diagnosed with Developmental Language Disorder (DLD), Genna White became a Speech and Language Therapist to help families like her own. In this blog, Genna reflects on what DLD is and what she’d like parents, healthcare workers, and others working with children to know. Take-home pointsIn 2012, at the age of 3, my eldest son...
    October 15 2021
  • In this blog, Karen Morley reflects on her experience of becoming a consumer author on a Cochrane Review, using her lived experience of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) and considers the questions it raised for her about Public Involvement in research (PI). Karen has also drawn all the illustrations in this blog.Take-home pointsI...
    October 8 2021
  • Cochrane UK is seeking a dynamic, self-motivated, public health consultant with an interest in evidence-based practice to work with us one day per week. You should be on the GMC/GDC Specialist Register or the UK Public Health (Specialist) Register and be an accredited educational supervisor for public health trainees. The role can be offered as a...
    October 5 2021
  • In this blog, Peter Buckle, a patient advocate whose wife died of glioblastoma, and Professor Scott Murray, GP and palliative care innovator, call for honest communication between health professionals and people with glioblastoma and their families, enabling shared decision-making and planning, with a focus on quality of life. They give...
    October 1 2021
  • Cochrane UK is recruiting for the next cohort of consumer champions. The role involves advocating for evidence-based practice within patient communities and supporting Cochrane UK to work with more diverse patient groups. In this blog, Emma Doble and Marta Santos review the progress of the Consumer Champions project so far and explain more about...
    September 30 2021
  • 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

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