This blog summarises a conversation hosted on Twitter by Cochrane UK, inviting views on the use and misuse of language when talking about long-term conditions.
In the second part of a two-part blog for our special series on living with long-term conditions, Brian Devlin, Ceri Dare, Genna White and Olivia Fulton, the four Cochrane UK Consumer Champions, and Emma Doble, Cochrane UK’s Patient and Consumer Coordinator, reflect on making treatment decisions, what they want healthcare professionals to know, and what they would tell their younger selves.
Karen Morley reflects on her experiences as an informal carer and on Cochrane evidence for ways of supporting carers
In a blog for our series on The Problem With Sex, Lynda Ware discusses sexuality in chronic illness
GP Dr Robin Carr discusses the latest Cochrane evidence on whether asthma education for teachers and other school staff could improve the care of children with asthma in schools
Pelvic physiotherapist and comedian Elaine Miller @GussieGrips pulls back the covers and shines a torch on health, research, and asking about your sex life
Five Cochrane trainee doctors to share their experiences of talking with patients about sex.
GP Lynda Ware looks at this collaborative approach to managing long term conditions
Anne Cooper talks about the silence surrounding the 'Big M' and the lack of information for menopausal women managing long term conditions like diabetes
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