Sarah Chapman revisits her blog about one man’s experience of motor neurone disease (MND) and the Cochrane evidence on treatments to help manage symptoms of MND/ALS.
Food and drink labelling: considering evidence and impacts
Sarah Chapman revisits Cochrane evidence on the impact of displaying calories on menus on our choices and reflects on possible harms.
Tube feeding for people with severe dementia: making decisions
Charlotte Squires, a trainee doctor in older adult care, reflects on issues with eating for people with severe dementia and options for supporting them, including the latest evidence on tube feeding. Sarah Chapman and friend Sue share experience from supporting their mums with dementia.
Dysphagia: evidence on approaches to swallowing difficulties.
Sarah Chapman looks at Cochrane evidence on interventions for dysphagia in people with dementia and after stroke.
Exclusive breastfeeding or extra food and fluids: evidence and practice
This article for midwives looks at the evidence on early additional food and fluids for healthy breastfed babies and the implications for practice
Let’s talk about portion size and overeating
Quick guide to important new evidence on portion size