Ear drops to remove earwax: a quick look
Professor Martin Burton looks at the evidence on ear drops for removing earwax, and some things to think about, including whether you need to remove it at all.
Putting evidence into practice: An event for students and healthcare professionals
Ahead of the Cochrane Colloquium, Cochrane UK is hosting a half-day event in London on Sunday 3rd September 2023, aimed at healthcare professionals and students, from all healthcare disciplines, who want to learn more about putting evidence into practice. We will guide you through critically appraising a Cochrane Review and talk through other interesting aspects of evidence-based practice including fraudulent research and trustworthy evidence.
Physical exercise for people with Parkinson’s: do what you enjoy
In this blog for people living with Parkinson’s, and those who support them, older person’s doctor Charlotte Squires and sport and exercise medicine doctor Rebecca Gould, look at new evidence on how physical exercise can help people with Parkinson’s and share some of their experiences in supporting people to be more active. Lis Kirkness, who lives with Parkinson’s, writes about her experience of trying both old and new forms of exercise, and the benefits she has felt not only to her symptoms but also her overall well-being.
Preventing falls in older people: new evidence on what helps
Sarah Chapman from Cochrane UK shares new evidence on what can be done to reduce falls in older people at home by assessing hazards and making adaptations to the home environment and, importantly, who is likely to benefit most from these.
Cochrane London 2023: early registration closing soon
Register for the 2023 Cochrane Colloquium before the 01 June 2023 to get the reduced early bird rate
Cochrane London 2023: deadline for abstracts and workshops extended
Cochrane London 2023: Forward together for trusted evidence. 4-6 September 2023. Central London, UK
Cochrane UK explores new funding opportunities
Cochrane UK has been funded by the UK Government since its inception, over 30 years ago. This has provided a stable base for Cochrane to develop into a truly global collaboration at the forefront of evidence production. This funding will conclude at the end of the current contract period in March 2025 and Cochrane UK is seeking new sources of funding to continue its work in supporting the production, dissemination and use of evidence for healthcare decision-making.