Monitoring the impact of Cochrane Reviews
As part of our work at Cochrane UK, we monitor the impact of Cochrane Reviews and other Cochrane outputs. In other words, ‘what happens next?’ after reviews are published.
Cochrane: collaborating for the future (23rd & 24th May)
On this page, you can view the programme for 'Cochrane: collaborating for the future' (23rd and 24th May 2022), for those attending in-person or online.
Preventing dementia: what’s the evidence?
In a blog for non-medical people, James Garrard, Specialist Registrar in Geriatric Medicine, looks at the evidence on various drug and non-drug approaches to try and prevent dementia.
Support for UK-based Cochrane Review Groups with limited or no Information Specialist capacity
As part of the Transition Support Service, to support UK groups who may have limited or no Information Specialist capacity, Cochrane UK has contact details of a group of Information Specialists interested in undertaking freelance work. If you would like us to share any opportunities for work with this group, please send details of the task and expected skills and experience required, to Transitionsupport@ouh.nhs.uk
Dementia diagnosis by phone and video: pitfalls and possibilities
In a blog for people interested in ways to diagnose dementia, and the use of remote methods of assessment, Lucy Beishon, specialist trainee in geriatric medicine and NIHR Academic Clinical Lecturer in Geriatric medicine, talks about evidence on assessing people for dementia by phone and video call, reflects on her experiences during the pandemic, and looks to the future.
Preventing asthma deaths in school children: 3 things to know
With deaths from asthma attacks the highest they have been in a decade, GP Robin Carr blogs about three things you need to know that can reduce the risk of death from asthma in school-aged children, and shares a film ‘Preventable’, made with teenagers about preventing asthma deaths in schools.
Job opportunity: Postdoctoral Research Assistant (Part time) – Systematic Reviews and Research Development
Health Research Institute, Edge Hill University, OrmskirkSalary: £31,406 to £32,344 pro rataClosing Date: 12th April 2022Further information and application
Cochrane: collaborating for the future (An event in Manchester, Monday 23rd - Tuesday 24th May 2022)
Cochrane UK is hosting a unique event in Manchester in May - Cochrane: collaborating for the future. This is an opportunity for the Cochrane community in the UK to help shape the future of Cochrane.
Compulsory registration of all clinical trials and results - please support the proposals
To all our UK members and supporters,
Single-sided deafness: working together to improve research into treatments
Patients and other experts have worked together to identify the most important things to measure in research studies about treatments for single-sided deafness. Roulla Katiri, chief audiologist at the Mater Hospital in Dublin, and Lewis Williams, who developed single-sided deafness in 2018, explain how.