Dr Martin Hirsch explains what endometriosis is and looks at evidence on HRT for the menopause after surgery
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Everything I needed to know about the menopause… No One Told Me
June Girvin shares her experience of the menopause, the surprises, the impact on her life and the information gap
Menopause and type 1 diabetes: why didn’t they tell me?
Anne Cooper talks about the silence surrounding the 'Big M' and the lack of information for menopausal women managing long term conditions like diabetes
Let’s talk about the menopause
Jenny Hislop talks about capturing women's stories about their experiences of the menopause to create a brilliant resource
Making sense of the menopause: experience, evidence and you
Let’s talk about the menopause. We really need to! We have a series of guest blogs on the menopause, from women brave enough to share their experiences and doctors and researchers explaining some evidence on treatments.
Pessaries for pelvic organ prolapse – looking at the Cochrane evidence
In this blog for both women with prolapse and healthcare professionals, Myra Robson, a pelvic health physiotherapist, looks at the latest Cochrane evidence on pessaries for pelvic organ prolapse and explores its impact on our clinical practice.
Experiencing Evidently Cochrane blogs: uncertainty, suffering and solidarity
Recently, Cochrane UK undertook some qualitative work to explore what the comments posted on Evidently Cochrane blogs might tell us about what readers get from our blogs. In this blog, the Editors of Evidently Cochrane, Sarah Chapman and Selena Ryan-Vig, and qualitative researcher Fran Toye, talk about the methods they used, the insights they gained, and the subsequent changes made to the blogs to make them more useful to readers.
Hormonal contraceptives for treating pain associated with endometriosis: the latest evidence
Claire Barker shares her experiences of using hormonal contraceptives for her endometriosis pain, and Dr Martin Hirsch, Locum Consultant Gynaecologist at Oxford’s John Radcliffe Hospital, discusses the latest Cochrane evidence. He reflects upon the side effects and effectiveness of these widely used treatments for pain associated with endometriosis.
Evidently Cochrane: Reflections on a different year, and looking ahead
In the final Evidently Cochrane blog of the year, Sarah Chapman and Selena Ryan-Vig, Cochrane UK's Knowledge Brokers, take a look back at some highlights on the blog in 2020.
Does communication skills training improve cancer care?
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.
From acupuncture to vitamin D: engaging the experts when the evidence is equivocal
Nurse Helen Cowan delves into the Cochrane Library to explore some 'known unknowns', and reflects on what practitioners might do when the evidence is equivocal, and what might bridge the evidence gap.
Cancer and sex: it’s not just survival that matters
Bridget Candy & Louise Jones, authors of a Cochrane review on women, cancer and sex after treatment, discuss why this matters, what might help, and what we need to know