Throughout June, we are shining a spotlight on living with long-term conditions, sharing blogs that include relevant evidence and personal reflections. The series will also include a discussion on Twitter about the impact language can have on people with long-term conditions.
Tag: patient experience
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.
Activities for people with dementia: what can evidence and experience teach us?
A blog about activities for people with dementia, drawing on evidence and experience.
Cancer and Post-Traumatic Stress
Sally Crowe reflects on her experiences of post-traumatic stress (PTS) after being diagnosed and treated for a rare cancer - a common, but little talked about outcome of having cancer.
Communication with cancer patients: does practice make perfect?
Charlotte Squires reflects on the importance of communication skills for healthcare professionals working with people who have cancer, from her perspective both as doctor and a patient with advanced Hodgkin Lymphoma.
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.
Contemplating Cancer: a special series from Cochrane UK
Introducing 'Contemplating Cancer', Cochrane UK's special series of blogs and other resources sharing cancer evidence and experience.
Patients as Poets: patients’ and carers’ experiences of living with advanced illness
Qualitative researchers Marilyn Kendall and Scott Murray reflect on the importance of patients' and carers' illness accounts for getting to the heart of what matters to people and share some ‘found’ poems that have emerged from their stories.
Illustrating mental health topics: from the headclutcher to the hopeful
Sarah Chapman reflects on a tweetchat on how best to illustrate mental health topics when sharing evidence.
Picturing mental health: what sort of images are the right ones?
A blog about responsibility and challenges when using images to communicate mental health research.
Carer at the end of the line: evidence and experience of telephone support
Karen Morley reflects on her experiences as an informal carer and on Cochrane evidence for ways of supporting carers
Arresting Hope: #CochraneForAll interview with Ruth Ellwood Martin and Mo Korchinski
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.