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Patient-initiated appointment systems: an alternative for hospital outpatient care?

Patient-initiated appointment systems enable patients to request a medical appointment when they feel it is needed. It does not completely replace the need for traditional scheduled follow-up appointments (arranged by the clinician), but the new system could reduce the number... Continue Reading →

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What matters to you… matters to us

For the past 15 months we've been working to bring together the evidence on the experience of care for people with dementia in hospital and how we can improve that experience.  We've been looking at the perspectives of people giving... Continue Reading →

Tri yn mynd ar antur yn y gwanwyn

Last week Jo, Michael and Vicki travelled to the beautiful city of Cardiff for the British Geriatric Society Spring Meeting armed with posters and a desire to share and learn. We had a fabulous time, hugely aided by the friendly... Continue Reading →

Evidence actually…….is all around

Last week Becca Abbott was invited to attend a meeting hosted by @CochranePAPAS on Paediatric Pain at the Wellcome Building in London. The meeting, ‘Chronic pain in childhood, time for change; Evidence, policy, and practice in paediatric pain’, brought together many... Continue Reading →

Desperately seeking a pocketful of rainbow (coloured doughnut)s…

We've recently become slightly obsessed with rainbows... and doughnuts... and more specifically rainbow coloured doughnuts.  We've always been firm believers in Doughnut Friday (doughnuts of the jam variety from the fabulous local bakery) but this is a whole lot more... Continue Reading →

“All we have to decide is what to do with the time that is given us” JRR Tolkien EBHC2017

Last week, in the shadow of the lonely mountain (Etna), the good hobbits of the EBM shire held council on the shores of the Ionian sea at Tauromenion. Well, to be less dramatic perhaps, those invested in the world of... Continue Reading →

A Summer Meeting with the British Association for Community Child Health

A gloriously sunny morning welcomed us to the Summer Meeting for the British Association of Community Child Health (BACCH) held at Engineer’s House in Bristol. Michael and I (Liz Shaw) had been invited to share the results from a series of... Continue Reading →

Communication, communication, communication…

This week Morwenna, Alison, Jo, Kath Maguire and Ruth Garside descended on the Knowledge Spa in Truro along with 13 people who work in, manage, own or provide services to care homes in Cornwall to explore how to identify, understand... Continue Reading →

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