Liz O’Riordan reflects on the Cochrane Review 'Communication skills training for healthcare professionals working with people who have cancer' from her perspective as both breast surgeon and someone with recurrent breast cancer.
Introducing 'Contemplating Cancer', Cochrane UK's special series of blogs and other resources sharing cancer evidence and experience.
Emma Doble and Marta Santos introduce the Cochrane UK Consumer Champions initiative and invite applications
Qualitative researchers Marilyn Kendall and Scott Murray reflect on the importance of patients' and carers' illness accounts for getting to the heart of what matters to people and share some ‘found’ poems that have emerged from their stories.
Susannah Hopkins Leisher shares her experience of the trauma of stillbirth and impact on subsequent pregnancies and, with researcher Aleena Wojcieszek, looks at gaps in the evidence on how to care for such women and their families.
Sarah Bailey blogs about learning from women's experiences of early pregnancy after recurrent miscarriage to develop better support services.
Karen Morley reflects on her experiences as an informal carer and on Cochrane evidence for ways of supporting carers
Emily Chapman calls for better understanding and support for children and young people with mental health difficulties.
Karen Morley blogs and draws her experiences as a daunted and delighted volunteer peer reviewer for Cochrane Common Mental Disorders.
André Tomlin from The Beyond The Room Team at the 2018 Cochrane Colloquium interviews Mark Taylor, Head of Impact for the Central Commissioning Facility of the National Institute for Health Research, about research impact, his own experience of multiple sclerosis and how Cochrane can involve patients in their work.
Transcript of a podcast interview with Dr Ruth Elwood Martin and Mo Korchinski about their work in Canada with women in prison: Arresting Hope – Women Taking Action in Prison Health Inside Out, conducted by André Tomlin @Mental_Elf. Recorded at the the Cochrane Colloquium 2018.
This is a transcript of a podcast interview with Erin Walker and Katrina Brooks conducted by Douglas Badenoch about involving young people in a meta-synthesis. Recorded at the Cochrane Colloquium 2018.