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  • A new special series of blogs and other resources from Cochrane UK
    Throughout August, the Cochrane UK team are running a new special series; ‘Maternity Matters’.
    Maternity Matters is series of blogs and other resources, including graphics and podcasts, sharing some of the latest evidence on women's and babies' health, from pregnancy through to the early days after birth. The series focuses on NHS priorities...
    20 August 2019
  • The ‘living guidelines approach’ uses a combination of ongoing literature surveillance to inform prioritization, rapid appraisal of the potential impacts of new evidence on recommendations and accelerated updating of high-priority Cochrane systematic reviews for high-priority questions.
     An article highlighting an innovative approach developed by WHO and Cochrane to ensure that global recommendations on maternal and perinatal health are up to date was recently published in BMJ Global Health.The Cochrane Pregnancy and Childbirth Group has a long-standing collaboration with WHO on the development and updating of Cochrane reviews...
    19 August 2019
  • Stay connected! Sign up for the Cochrane newsletter
    Cochrane Connect brings you a monthly dose of news, events, and noteworthy Cochrane Reviews - right to your inbox.Get the latest Cochrane news with our monthly newsletter, Cochrane Connect. Read the July newsletter. It rounds up the month's most important Cochrane Reviews and biggest news stories, so you can stay up to date with the latest...
    19 August 2019
  •  Watch films that introduce the teams, what has happened so far, and the ambitions for what is to come
    Cochrane has created eight new Networks of Cochrane Review Groups responsible for the efficient and timely production of high-quality systematic reviews that address the research questions that are most important to decision makers.These films introduce the teams, what has happened so far, and the ambitions for what is to come.In these short films...
    14 August 2019
  • Chris Del Mar
    As many across the Cochrane community may be aware, Professor Chris Del Mar, Co-ordinating Editor of Cochrane Acute Respiratory Infections and long-time Cochrane contributor, was involved in a serious surfing accident earlier this year. During one of his regular early morning surfing sessions on Australia’s Gold Coast, Chris sustained a very high...
    13 August 2019
  • Meet Soodabeh - Dentist and Clinical Lecturer
    Cochrane is made up of 11,000 members and over 67,000 supporters come from more than 130 countries, worldwide. Our volunteers and contributors are researchers, health professionals, patients, carers, people passionate about improving health outcomes for everyone, everywhere.Cochrane is an incredible community of people who all play their part in...
    12 August 2019
  • Cochrane Systematic Review Methodologist (Maternity leave cover - fixed-term, part-time)
    Closing Date: Wednesday, 4th September 2019Salary: £30395 to £39609 per annum pro-rata depending on skills and experience.Contact type: Maternity leave cover - fixed-term, part-time. Maximum 27 hours – minimum 18.5 hours per week.A short-term opportunity (to provide maternity leave cover) has arisen for a Systematic Review Methodologist to join...
    9 August 2019
  • Podcast: Use of computer or robotic technology to assist surgeons in performing gynaecological surgery
    Recent developments allow surgeons to do operations remotely by guiding mechanical arms, rather than needing to be next to the patient. This is called robot-assisted surgery and the Cochrane Review of its use in gynaecological surgery was updated in October 2018. Theresa Lawrie from the Cochrane Gynaecology, Neuro-oncology and Orphan Cancer Group...
    9 August 2019
  • A series of papers highlighting innovative work carried out by the Cochrane Effective Practice and Organisation of Care Group and the World Health Organization
    A series of papers highlighting innovative work carried out by the Cochrane Effective Practice and Organisation of Care Group and the World Health Organization on using reviews of qualitative research in guideline development processes has been published in Health Research Policy and Systems.Cochrane is a non-governmental organization in official...
    8 August 2019
  • Podcast: Assisted reproductive technology: an overview of Cochrane Reviews
    Cochrane Overviews bring together the findings from multiple reviews and one of the largest, first published in September 2013, was updated and republished in May 2018. Cindy Farquhar, from the Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology at the University of Auckland in New Zealand describes this enormous volume of evidence for assisted reproduction...
    7 August 2019

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