CRD is part of the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) and is a department of the University of York.

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...



New issues of Effectiveness Matters

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:

York wins £6 million research funding

The University of York has secured major new funding to continue its key role in supporting evidence-informed decision-making.

The National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) has awarded a £5.25 million five-year contract to the Centre for Reviews and Dissemination and the Centre for Health Economics (CHE) to continue to act as one of the NIHR’s national centres of excellence for health technology assessment. Read more...


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Page last updated: 6 October 2014