Guide to writing Cochrane abstracts
Cochrane UK has produced a guide to producing clear abstracts for high-quality systematic reviews that are easy to read, understand and translate
Join the Cochrane UK and Ireland Trainees (CUKI Trainees) Advisory Group Committee 2022-2023
Medical trainees based in the UK or Ireland with an interest in evidence-based medicine and the work of Cochrane can now apply to join the Cochrane UK and Ireland Trainees (CUKI Trainees) Advisory Group 2022-2023.Please note: the deadline for applications (31st December 2021) has now passed.
New podcast series: Cochrane Sustainable Healthcare joins forces with the BMJ to explore new ways to make health systems healthier
New podcast series looks at initiatives to wind back the medical excess that is causing harm to people and the planet.
Vasodilators for Raynaud’s Phenomenon
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.
Developmental Language Disorder: reflections as a mum and speech and language therapist
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.
Becoming a Cochrane Review author: trust me, I’m a patient!
In this blog, Karen Morley reflects on her experience of becoming a
Cochrane UK seeks Public Health Consultant, Oxford UK
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 secondment from your current employer or on a consultancy contract.
Glioblastoma: honest conversations for shared decision-making
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 sources of information and support for patients an
Cochrane UK Consumer Champions
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 the individuals we are keen to recruit.