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We provide research-based information about the effects of health and social care interventions via our databases and undertake systematic reviews evaluating the research evidence on health and public health questions of national and international importance.

The findings of our research outputs are widely disseminated and have impacted on health care policy and practice, both in the UK and internationally. Read more...



Alison Eastwood presented a poster on home chemotherapy at the 10th NCRI Cancer Conference, held in Liverpool on 2-5 November 2014. Click here to download the poster.

Jemma Cleminson presented a poster on the use of moisturisers to prevent infection in preterm infants at the 2014 NIHR Trainee Meeting, held on 10-11 November at the Queens Hotel, Leeds. Click here to download her poster.

Three new issues of Effectiveness Matters are now available for download.

The first, on the impact of early warning systems on patient outcomes, is available here:

The second, on preventing falls in hospitals, can be found here:

The third, on preventing falls in the community, is here:


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Page last updated: 13 November 2014