Get ready for the 2023 Cochrane Colloquium: view the full programme and build your schedule
Cochrane UK is proud to be hosting Cochrane’s Colloquium at the Queen Elizabeth II Centre (QEII) in London, UK from 4-6 September 2023.
Goodbye and a big thank you to Martin Burton, Director of Cochrane UK
In July 2023, Cochrane UK’s Director, Martin Burton, is leaving Cochrane UK to take up the post of Master of Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge, in September. Martin has been a warm, enthusiastic and innovative leader and we’re very sorry to say goodbye. We wish him all the very best in his new role.
Cochrane UK in Oxford to close at the end of March 2024
We are sorry to announce that Cochrane UK, based in Oxford, will close at the end of March 2024 with the end of National Institute for Health and Care Research (NIHR) funding.
Myopia in children: is there anything that can slow its development?
Cochrane Eyes and Vision Editor and Optometrist, John Lawrenson blogs about the latest Cochrane evidence on interventions for controlling myopia in children and asks ‘What is the most effective
Stroke survivors: measuring what is important in speech recovery
Stephen Taylor, Joe Bugler, and Annette Dancer are three stroke survivors affected by dysarthria (unclear speech). They are also members of HEARD (Healing, Empowered And Recovering from Dysarthria), a patient involvement group which has helped to shape research to identify the things that matter most in speech recovery after stroke. In this blog, they tell us more.
Opportunity to volunteer at the 2023 Cochrane conference
Please note, we have now closed the expressions of interest form (as of mid-July). Thank you to everyone who has volunteered - we will be in touch shortly.
Urinary incontinence in women: what can help?
Many women have urinary incontinence but there are things that can help. In this short blog, Cochrane UK’s Sarah Chapman and Selena Ryan-Vig take a look at some options and the evidence for them. There are also links to trustworthy sources of information and help.
Cranberries to prevent urinary tract infections (UTIs): a quick look
Can cranberries prevent urinary tract infections (UTIs) from coming back? What other options are available without a prescription? In this short blog for women with UTIs that come back (recurrent UTIs), Selena Ryan-Vig from Cochrane UK looks at the evidence.
ADHD: evidence to help you decide how best to manage the condition
In this blog for anyone affected by ADHD, Robert Walton, a GP and Senior Fellow in General Practice at Cochrane UK, examines the latest Cochrane evidence on the best ways of managing the condition and some things you may want to consider when making treatment choices.
Cognitive stimulation for people with dementia: making a difference
Cognitive stimulation is a structured approach that aims to engage people with dementia in enjoyable activities that generally stimulate areas of cognition such as thinking, language skills, concentration and memory. In this blog, retired clinical psychologist and dementia care researcher, Bob Woods, explains how it might help people living with dementia.