Announcing London 2023: Forward together for trusted evidence
Cochrane London 2023: Forward together for trusted evidence4-6 September 2023Central London, UK
Venous leg ulcers: evidence review
An evidence round-up, for nurses, on venous leg ulcers.
After hip fracture: how best to help people get back on their feet
Hip fracture is a common injury, but do we have reliable evidence to guide care and rehabilitation?
Evidence for Allied Health, Nursing & Maternity Care - new evidence & resources
We've published three new round-ups of evidence and resources relevant to each professional group.
Dementia: evidence, experience and resources
On this page you can find our blogs about different aspects of preventing and living with dementia. Many of them include research evidence and also reflections from people affected by dementia themselves or in supportive roles as carers, family members or health professionals. There are also links to helpful resources.
Making health decisions: what’s best for you? A free webinar
On 20th October 2022, in a free webinar for everyone, Brian, Heather and Sarah came together with Becky, a doctor and former GP to reflect on their experiences and talk about some important things to consider when making health decisions. You can watch a full recording of the webinar here:
Salt substitutes vs. regular salt: a quick look
In this short blog, Selena Ryan-Vig looks at the evidence on using low-sodium salt substitutes instead of regular salt. Can salt substitutes reduce blood pressure and prevent heart attacks, and are there any risks?
Workshop for nurses, midwives and allied health professionals on Cochrane systematic reviews and evidence-based practice
Cochrane UK and Cochrane Ireland are hosting a free online workshop for nurses, midwives and allied health professionals based in the UK and Ireland. ** This workshop is now full. You can still register if you wish to join a waiting list **
PTSD: remembering and recovering with EMDR
In this blog, Sandra shares her experience of PTSD (post-traumatic stress disorder) and how treatment with EMDR (eye movement desensitisation and reprocessing) helped, and we include sources of information and support for people with PTSD, plus some recent Cochrane evidence on treatments for PTSD.
Talking about dying: better conversations at the end of life
Sarah Chapman reflects on the text conversations she had with her Mum’s carer when her Mum was dying during lockdown. She also talks about recent evidence on effective communication between health professionals, those who are dying and their families and about our need for knowledge of ordinary dying.