Cochrane Person Centred Care, Health Systems and Public Heath
The Person Centred Care, Health Systems and Public Health Thematic Group is uniquely positioned to take forward evidence syntheses that addresses the complex issues that face health systems and public health around the world, by taking a person centre approach. The Thematic Group brings together expertise from Cochrane Effective Practice and Organisation of Care, Cochrane Consumers & Communications, and Cochrane Public Health, groups that have collaborated effectively for many years.
Cochrane EPOC review informs future research: an example of our impact
How can we tell whether our reviews make an impact?One way in which we can assess impact is by tracking whether any of our reviews directly inform the rationale for future research.
Physical environmental designs in residential care to improve quality of life of older people
Physical environmental designs in residential care to improve quality of life of older peopleWhat is the aim of the review?
Cochrane EPOC publications 2021 round up
Welcome to our annual round up of all our publications in the Cochrane Library over the last year. In 2021 we published 10 new reviews, 5 updated review and 11 new protocols.
Future of Evidence Synthesis in Cochrane
In August 2021, Cochrane Review Groups (CRGs) in the UK received confirmation from the UK National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) informing them about the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) decision to cease all funding at the break-point in the current contract at the end of March 2023. To read about the impact on the future of EPOC please read this important funding update.
Factors influencing parents’ views and practices around routine childhood vaccines: implementation considerations
A Cochrane Review of qualitative research explored factors influencing parent’s views and practices around child vaccines. The review analysed 27 qualitative studies from Africa, the Americas, South-East Asia, Europe, and the Western Pacific and included urban and rural settings, as well as high- middle- and low-income settings.
Educational meetings and workshops for healthcare professionals: What are the effects?
A recent Cochrane Review assessed the effects of educational meetings on healthcare professional practice and patient health. The review authors collected and analysed all relevant studies to answer this question and included 215 studies in the review.