Dr Adele Horobin, Patient and Public Involvement and Engagement Manager at the Nottingham Biomedical Research Centre discusses COACH, a new clinical trial aiming to find out if hearing aids or a cochlear implant is better for adults with severe hearing loss
In this blog, written for women, health professionals, policy makers and commissioners, Rachel Plachcinski and Ngawai Moss discuss the lack of evidence for planning pregnancy and maternity care for women with two or more long term health conditions. They explore women’s experiences through their pregnancy journeys: identifying challenges and gaps in understanding, plus what matters to women during pregnancy when living with long term health conditions.
Cathering Houghton blogs about what influences people's decisions to take part in randomised trials.
In this blog for informal cancer caregivers, Beverley Lim Høeg and Pernille Envold Bidstrup, who are both psychologists and cancer researchers, look at the challenges faced by those caring for a loved-one with cancer and explore why informal caregivers deserve more support and focus in cancer treatment and research. Pernille is also the mother of a 9 year old cancer survivor.
Emma Doble and Marta Santos introduce the Cochrane UK Consumer Champions initiative and invite applications
Want to be part of a bold new project, a public-led fun online clinical trial? Here it is - The People's Trial.
Here's a taste of a workshop exploring meaningful consumer engagement in Cochrane, from Cochrane UK and Cochrane Ireland's 2019 symposium.
Transcript of a podcast interview with Dr Ruth Elwood Martin and Mo Korchinski about their work in Canada with women in prison: Arresting Hope – Women Taking Action in Prison Health Inside Out, conducted by André Tomlin @Mental_Elf. Recorded at the the Cochrane Colloquium 2018.
Casey Quinlan from Beyond The Room Team at the #CochraneForAll Colloquium, 2018, interviews Lyubov Lytvyn, a PhD student at McMaster University, about involving patients in research to guide the development of evidence-based recommendations.
Podcast and transcript: Emma Cartwright and Jess Rees, Cochrane UK’s Rosamund Snow Prize recipients, interviewed firstly by Sally Crowe and then by André Tomlin, members of the #BeyondTheRoom team at #CochraneForAll.
This is a transcript of a podcast interview with Professor Victor Montori @vmontori conducted by Casey Quinlan @MightyCasey. Recorded at the Cochrane Colloquium 2018 .
Sally Crowe reflects on participating in our recent conference, the Cochrane Colloquium, as a member of the #BeyondTheRoom team.