Introducing three refreshed evidence series for health professionals and clinical support staff working in maternity care, nursing and allied health.
Sarah Chapman and Selena Ryan-Vig, Cochrane UK's Knowledge Brokers, introduce new guidance for anyone who needs to choose images for a dissemination product based on any Cochrane Review, which may also be helpful for others interested in image selection, and reflect on what they’ve learned along the way.
Caroline Whiting reflects on the milestone of 100 completed Priority Setting Partnerships and the importance of this work with patients, carers and clinicians for making research relevant and useful.
This blog explains why personal experience, or a series of personal experiences, can be misleading. Just because an individual got better after using a treatment does not mean that other people who receive the same treatment will also improve, or that the treatment is responsible – ‘regression to the mean’ tells us that experiences such as pain may improve anyway without treatment.
Sarah Chapman looks at a new Cochrane rapid review with evidence on the effectiveness of travel-related measures to contain the COVID-19 pandemic.
Students at City University, London carried out an evaluation of Evidently Cochrane to assess how accessible the site is for people with various impairments. This blog explains the key changes we have since made to improve the blog's accessibility.
In this blog for people affected by chronic pain and those who support and work with them, Dr. Amanda C de C Williams discusses the findings of her team’s latest Cochrane Review on psychological therapies.
Sarah Chapman highlights Cochrane evidence on COVID-19 and other health effects of the pandemic, with links to reviews, blogs and other Cochrane resources.
Adam Todd a community pharmacist and Robert Walton a general practitioner examine the latest Cochrane evidence on whether community pharmacies can provide effective lifestyle advice.
A blog for physicians on Cochrane evidence on the optimal management strategy for patients with malignant pleural effusions.
Emma Doble and Marta Santos introduce the Cochrane UK Consumer Champions initiative and invite applications
A blog about what domestic abuse is, sources of help for women experiencing it, and evidence from Cochrane Reviews.