Jeremy Grimshaw shares his health, music and formula 1 insights on TRD
Named by Reuters as one of the most influential scientific minds of our time, this week’s guest wears many hats and pursues all kinds of surprising interests. Jeremy Grimshaw has earned a global reputation for translating evidence into genuine changes that improve human health. He’s a Professor of Medicine at the University of Ottawa, President of the global Campbell Collaboration and a long-time Cochrane luminary.
Cochrane’s Editor in Chief responds to BMJ EBM article criticising HPV review
On 27 July 2018 an article was published in the journal BMJ Evidence-Based Medicine relating to the recently published Cochrane Review on prophylactic human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccines. The article is based on analyses undertaken at the Nordic Cochrane C
Sir Iain Chalmers shares insights from his extraordinary journey on TRD
This week, a very special conversation with a maverick British medico who set up a tiny research centre in Oxford and watched it grow into a global collaboration of over 40,000 people across 130 countries. Three decades on, the Cochrane Collaboration now produces the world's most trusted health evidence that's used by patients, health professionals, researchers and policy makers around the world every day.
Exploration of disinvestment in the local healthcare setting
Claire Harris, Kelly Allen, Sally Green and colleagues from Monash Health have published a thematic series of 11 papers in BMC Health Services Research. The Sustainability in Health care by Allocating Resource Effectively (SHARE) Program was an investigation of concepts, opportunities, methods and implications for evidence-based disinvestment in health technologies and clinical practices in the local healthcare setting.
In a world-first, 'living stroke guidelines' are set to be piloted in Australia
The Turnbull Government in partnership with Stroke Foundation and Cochrane Australia is set to revolutionise the rapid translation of medical discoveries into clinical practice, saving lives and improving health outcomes.
Alexandra Barratt joins Ray on the latest Recommended Dose
This week’s guest on The Recommended Dose has led something of a double life, using both medicine and the media to explore and promote the critical role of evidence in healthcare. Now based at the University of Sydney, Alexandra Barratt's journey from clinician to journalist to global advocate for evidence based medicine and shared decision-making is a fascinating one.
Latest Cochrane Aus news wrap: media news & new reviews
Cochrane Australia's latest quarterly e-news wrap is out today, featuring a round up of all the latest media and social media news, updates on new reviews and all the details of upcoming training and events - Elements August 2018.
Cochrane Australia's response to 'fake science' fish oil claims
Earlier this month, Blackmores Institute published an article entitled 'Cochrane Review Debunked as Fake Science', which looked at the latest Cochrane review on Omega-3 fatty acids for the prim
On the road: farewelling Elaine Beller
After 20 years of stellar contributions to Cochrane, Elaine Beller is shifting her keen focus from biostatistics to bushwalking, and embracing semi-retirement. Last week we caught up with Elaine on the road from outback Birdsville – a leisurely 27 hour drive from her home on Queensland’s Sunshine Coast. Though never one to seek the limelight, she was (after a little encouragement) happy to share some parting thoughts about her time as a prolific and multi-talented Cochrane contributor.