To end the launch of our new series Evidence for Everyday Health Choices, which has also seen Eddie Izzard start his attempt to run 27 marathons on consecutive days for Sport Relief, we’ve looked at some Cochrane evidence that can help runners make choices about preventing and treating injuries.Ok, I admit it. There’s nothing everyday about...
March 1 2016
It is with sadness that we write to inform the Cochrane community of the death of Andrew Herxheimer - doctor, writer, editor, lecturer, campaigner, colleague, teacher and friend. He was 90 years old. He was regarded with great affection by his friends and colleagues across the world. We offer condolences to Andrew’s family.Andrew was a clinical...
February 24 2016
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February 19 2016
Launch week: 22nd - 26th February 2016Evidence for Everyday Health Choices (#EEHealthChoices) is our new series for anyone wanting trustworthy health evidence to help them make choices. This information can be hard to access. We’ll do lots of the work for you, giving you short summaries and letting you know where you can find out more if...
February 16 2016
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February 4 2016
Regulatory Data Workshop: reflections and experience from the Tamiflu and Relenza Cochrane review. (The use of regulatory information for research synthesis)Tuesday June 21st 2016 Radcliffe Observatory Quarter University of OxfordJournal publications of randomised controlled trials (“literature”) have so far formed the basis for evidence of...
January 28 2016
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
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
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
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