WHO’s primary role is to direct and coordinate international health within the United Nations’ system. WHO main areas of work include: health systems, promoting health through the life-course, noncommunicable diseases, communicable diseases, corporate services, preparedness, surveillance and response.
BNF Publications, publishers of the British National Formulary, provides authoritative & practical information on the selection & clinical use of medicines.
Hospital Episode Statistics (HES) processes over 125 million admitted patient, outpatient and accident and emergency records each year.
Reference costs are the average unit cost to the NHS of providing secondary healthcare to NHS patients.
DIRUM (Database of Instruments for Resource Use Measurement) is a project funded by the Medical Research Council Network of Hubs for Trial Methodology Research (MRC HTMR) to compile a Database of Instruments for Resource Use Measurement.
Databases A-Z: DIMDI offers access to databases with information from the field of drugs, medical devices and health technology assessment. The database descriptions provide an overview on database content and functionality.
Read our critically appraised expert commentaries of new health and social care research. Track your CPD online automatically. Connect with experts.
The Cochrane Library is a collection of high-quality, independent evidence to inform healthcare decision-making. Six databases are available including the Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews and a register of controlled trials.
CASP provides free tools & checklists for appraising research evidence. Also offering commissioned workshops and teacher training on critical appraisal topics.
This Handbook outlines in detail Cochrane's methods for conducting systematic reviews of interventions, including planning, literature searching, assessing bias