On this page, we share trustworthy evidence and resources about hearing conditions and highlight opportunities to take part in research. Our blogs help to set evidence in context and make it easy to understand, and often include reflections from people living with hearing conditions and from health professionals and researchers.
Dementia and hearing conditions: what do we most need to know?
A new project aims to find out what are the top questions that need answering about dementia and hearing conditions, in the first Priority Setting Partnership (PSP) to look at two health areas together. Sarah Chapman looks at what this is about, and hears from some of those involved in the PSP about what it hopes to achieve and why it’s important.
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: new evidence and resources – September 2022
The latest evidence and resources for allied health professionals and clinical support staff.
Evidence for Nursing: new evidence and resources – September 2022
The latest evidence and resources for nurses and clinical support staff.
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.
Evidence for Nursing: new evidence and resources – July 2022
The latest evidence and resources for nurses and clinical support staff
Evidence for Allied Health: new evidence and resources – July 2022
The latest evidence and resources for allied health professionals and clinical support staff
Drugs for agitation in people with dementia: benefits and risks
In this blog for the families of people with dementia, Doctors Charlotte Squires and James Garrard talk about drugs used to treat symptoms of agitation and psychosis in people with diagnosed dementia, and what doctors and families together might want to consider when making decisions about trying these treatments.
Preventing dementia: what’s the evidence?
In a blog for non-medical people, James Garrard, Specialist Registrar in Geriatric Medicine, looks at the evidence of drug and non-drug approaches to try and prevent dementia.
Music therapies: what’s the evidence?
Cochrane UK's Sarah Chapman revisits her 2014 blog on music therapies to share new Cochrane evidence.
Dementia diagnosis by phone and video: pitfalls and possibilities
Dr Lucy Beishon blogs about evidence on assessing people for dementia by phone and video call, reflects on her experiences during the pandemic, and looks to the future.