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  • 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
  • In this blog for informal cancer caregivers, Beverley Lim Høeg and Pernille Envold Bidstrup, who are both psychologists and cancer researchers, look at the challenges faced by those caring for a loved-one with cancer and explore why informal caregivers deserve more support and focus in cancer treatment and research. Pernille is also the...
    November 26 2020
  • Journal Club #9 – Tuesday 8th December 2020, 19:00-20:00 GMT.Chair: Akriti Nanda @akritinandaAkriti is an Academic Foundation Doctor based in Oxford. She had an interest in evidence based medicine especially related to surgery. Her clinical interest lies in General and Breast Surgery and she is lead author of an ongoing Cochrane review of...
    November 25 2020
  • In this blog for people making treatment decisions about prostate cancer, surgeons Francisco Lopez, Freddie Hamdy and Alastair Lamb explore the evidence, weigh up the benefits and harms, and suggest some questions that you may wish to discuss with your clinician. Artwork: ‘Challenge and Shelter in a Tough Year’ by Ruth Dalzell*.Prostate...
    November 20 2020
  • General information:Applications are invited for research proposals that generate evidence to improve, expand and strengthen the way adult social care is delivered for users of care services, carers and the public. The Research for Social Care (RfSC) programme will fund research which generates evidence to improve, expand and strengthen...
    November 20 2020
  • Throughout November, we are publishing a special series of blogs on Contemplating Cancer. We invited people to share their experiences and views on communicating about cancer in a tweetchat, and Sarah Chapman reflects on what emerged. Above artwork: ‘I am here’ by Jo Wightman, a self-portrait during chemo. It is part of ...
    November 19 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, Genna White introduces herself:"In 2012 my eldest son was diagnosed...
    November 12 2020

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