Our news

  • January 13 2021
  • The Evidence Synthesis Programme (ESP) is seeking to appoint a member to the Evidence Synthesis Programme Advisory Group (ESPAG). This role also includes participation in the NIHR Incentive Award and Evidence Synthesis Programme Grants annual calls as a Commissioning Committee member.This opportunity is for a current NHS employee...
    January 13 2021
  • Robert Walton, a Cochrane UK Senior Fellow in General Practice, blogs about the evidence on reducing saturated fat in our diets to help prevent cardiovascular disease.Few questions have caused so much controversy in science and medicine and debate over the breakfast table as the prevention of cardiovascular disease.  A recent Cochrane Review...
    January 8 2021
  • In this blog for people with intermittent claudication, Dr Rebecca Gould, Sport and Exercise Medicine Registrar and Cochrane UK Fellow, looks at the latest Cochrane evidence on exercise for intermittent claudication and explores if the type of exercise undertaken makes a difference.Intermittent claudication is the medical term used to describe...
    January 5 2021
  • In the final Evidently Cochrane blog of the year, Sarah Chapman and Selena Ryan-Vig, Cochrane UK’s Knowledge Brokers, take a look back at some highlights on the blog in 2020.I think we can all be forgiven for wanting to see the back of 2020. We may not want to do much looking back, but rather run to meet 2021 with the hope that, surely, things...
    December 21 2020
  • In the final blog of our special series on Evidently Cochrane: “Oh, really?” 12 things to help you question health advice, Selena Ryan-Vig, one of Cochrane UK’s Knowledge Brokers, discusses the issue of ‘publication bias’ and why it is so problematic for people making decisions about health care.You are buying a new car. To...
    December 17 2020
  • Recently, Cochrane launched ‘Choosing images for sharing evidence: a guide’. This resource aims to help anyone who needs to choose images for a dissemination product based on any Cochrane Review as well as anyone choosing images for other materials such as different types of research, news items, reports, surveys, or social media posts....
    December 4 2020
  • In this blog for those caring for people with dementia, Sarah Chapman looks at evidence on personally tailored activities for people with dementia and shares insights from her own experience and those of others.Dementia is a serial thief, isn’t it? Watching my lovely mum decline with dementia, before her death in April, was to...
    December 4 2020
  • The NIHR Complex Reviews Unit (CRSU) has offered to provide advice and analytical support for COVID-19 related evidence synthesis, in whatever way Cochrane authors consider appropriate, including support for Rapid Reviews and Living Systematic Reviews.Expertise within the CRSU include:Diagnostic test accuracy reviewsNetwork meta-...
    December 2 2020
  • Earlier this year, we invited applications from people who would like to be ‘Cochrane UK Consumer Champions’*. The Consumer Champions role will involve advocating for evidence-based health care and Cochrane amongst organisations and patient groups in the UK. Here, Olivia Fulton introduces herself:"I fell into patient and public...
    December 1 2020

Pages

Subscribe to Our news