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  • Important new Cochrane review looking at portion size, packaging and tableware impacting the amount we consume. We have produced a series of content to help disseminate the reviews findings. Please feel free to also share the content listed below:Click here to share our full size infographic on Evidently Cochrane.You can download and share our 4...
    December 3 2015
  • We’re always looking to share evidence in ways that are quick and accessible, shareable and sometimes fun! Christmas is the season to be jolly and we take that to mean we can do something a bit daft, with the very serious aim of getting our evidence to lots of people, including some who have never heard of Cochrane or perhaps just haven’t engaged...
    December 1 2015
  • It is with immense sadness to say that our friend, mentor and colleague Aubrey Sheiham died on Tuesday 24th November.In July he was diagnosed with mesothelioma. His condition deteriorated very quickly in the last few days. This is an enormous shock for us all. Aubrey transformed and changed all our lives through his immense kindness and...
    November 27 2015
  • Throughout the world, orthodontic treatment is used to correct the position of teeth in adolescents and adults when they experience problems. Braces are orthodontic appliances made up of brackets glued to the teeth and then connected by wires in order to exert pressure on the teeth to move them and improve their positioning. Depending on the...
    November 27 2015
  • We have launched a new app! The app is free to download and is accessible as a website as well. All symposium details are listed on the app from competitions, the Gala Dinner and speakers and much more.If you are on your computer, go to: crowd.cc/cochranebhamIf you are on your smartphone or tablet, download the...
    November 26 2015
  • Last week, I wrote a blog summarising reliable Cochrane evidence which supports replacing peripheral venous catheters (PVCs) only when clinically indicated. A previous version of the review informed The UK’s epic3 National Evidence Based Guidelines(2014) which recommend that short peripheral catheters should be...
    November 23 2015
  • In this guest blog for Evidently Cochrane, midwifery lecturer Mercedes Perez Botella considers the latest Cochrane evidence on how to push in second stage, which comes from seven randomised controlled trials with 815 women, both with and without epidurals. She also reflects on aspects of this part of the birth experience that aren’t...
    November 13 2015
  • We're now inviting submissions for workshops for our Cochrane UK & Ireland Symposium 2016, we will again aim to offer workshops around our theme 'Impact, innovation & ingenuity' and also some more general workshops. If you would like to submit a proposal for a workshop, please email Denise Wilcox by ...
    November 12 2015
  • Commissioned funding streamWe currenlty have 28 commissioned funding opportunites available in the areas of evidence synthesis and primary research. Topic 15/33 on bipolar disorder is a joint funding opportunity with the EME Programme.For more details and to apply please visit the HTA Commissioned webpage.Researcher-led funding stream Applications...
    November 12 2015
  • Blog by Sarah Chapman, Knowledge Broker, Cochrane UK.I spent yesterday in a village with a difference: the social media village at EHI Live, a Digital Health Show. The rest of the conference had more the air of a city, populated largely by men in suits, manning stands with gadgetry I would have been interested to explore but had insufficient...
    November 6 2015

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