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Welcome to the Centre for Reviews and Dissemination

CRD is a world renowned institute that produces policy relevant research and innovative methods that advance the use of research evidence to improve population health.  

Identifying the evidence for systematic reviews: an introduction for information professionals

Tuesday 15th September 2015.  A one day course for information specialists and librarians on supporting systematic reviews in health and social care will be held at the Centre for Reviews & Dissemination, University of York.  For more details and how to book, please click here 

 

Visiting Research Fellow

We are pleased to welcome Dr Carmelo Sterrantino to CRD. Carmelo is joining us for six months from the University of Messina, Italy where he is currently training as a clinical pharmacologist.

Carmelo is working with Dr Bob Phillips to develop a network meta-analysis on anti-EGFR-containing combination therapies for first-line treatment of metastatic colorectal cancer.

 

"Take the frailty challenge"

CRD's Effectiveness Matters on Recognising and managing frailty in primary care provides evidence to underpin the call to "Take the frailty challenge!" 

In his latest blog, Professor John Young, NHS England’s National Clinical Director for the Frail Elderly and Integration invites us to change our perception of what frailty actually is. To start to see frailty as a long term condition that can be managed. That with progression of the condition there are steps that can be taken to avoid or slow further decline.

To read more of the blog go to: http://www.england.nhs.uk/2015/06/09/john-young-5/