Friday, 21 March 2014

ScHARRNews - Thursday 20th and Friday 21st March 2014



Prof Barney Reeves - HEDS seminar
When: Tue Mar 18, 2014 12:30pm to 1:30pm  GMT Where: Pemberton Room Event Status: confirmed Event Description: Professor Barney Reeves, University of Bristol, will present; "Issues when including non-randomised studies in systematic reviews of health care interventions"? It is widely accepted that systematic reviews should include all relevant evidence to address the review question of i
To Skype or not to Skype?
A hospital in Staffordshire is set to use Skype for patient consultations to tackle waiting list times. It is said that if this is approved then it could potentially reduce admissions by 35%, free up some car parking spaces and save staff a significant amount of time. If this is approved they will be the first UK hospital to use Skype for this purpose. An article in the Telegraph provides more inf


Making our health and care systems fit for an ageing population
Great report published by David Oliver and colleagues at the King's Fund regarding  improving services for older people. Key messages included and were not limited to:Supporting independence and active healthy living in older people Stability of living in those with long term conditionsQuick and close by support for emergenciesGood acute hospital care (when required)Good discharge post support Cho

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