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The importance of abstracts and press releases: the issue of "spin" | TrustTheEvidence.net

CEBMi Limited is an evidence-based information technology company specialising in healthcare. Working with a number of partner organisations including Cochrane, Tripp and the BMJ Group.
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Study evaluates role of midwives, health visitors in tackling child poverty

A project in Scotland to tackle child poverty led to more than £2.2 million in financial gains over 15 months and other positive outcomes for families, including improved child care and housing.
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The status of health librarianship and libraries in the Republic of Ireland (SHELLI): a mixed methods review to inform future strategy and sustainability - Harrison - 2013 - Health Information & Li...

The status of health librarianship and libraries in the Republic of Ireland (SHELLI): a mixed methods review to inform future strategy and sustainability - Harrison - 2013 - Health Information & Li... | Knowledge into Action | Scoop.it
RT @LauraRooneyF: Status of health librarianship & libraries in Ireland: mixed methods review to inform future... http://t.co/8Qxgkx1SsE
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As Hepatitis C Spreads, Scotland Steps In - Wall Street Journal

As Hepatitis C Spreads, Scotland Steps In - Wall Street Journal | Knowledge into Action | Scoop.it
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As Hepatitis C Spreads, Scotland Steps In
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Scotland, however, is ignoring conventional wisdom and making a bold push to control a virus that may be one of the biggest ticking time bombs in medicine.
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Interesting article from WSJ on what NHS Scotland is doing with hepatitis and drug users.

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KnowNetScotland's comment, May 20, 2013 9:05 AM
For anyone interested, if you have an ATHENS account there's a more detailed study available: "Intravenous drug use: not a barrier to achieving a sustained virological response in HCV infection" Journal of Viral Hepatitis, 2012, 19, 112–119 doi:10.1111/j.1365-2893.2011.01446.x
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Developing the Workforce for Self-Directed Support (SDS) | SSSC News

Developing the Workforce for Self-Directed Support (SDS) | SSSC News | Knowledge into Action | Scoop.it
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Recent SSSC blog, relevant to our new self directed support portal http://www.knowledge.scot.nhs.uk/home/portals-and-topics/self-directed-support.aspx

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Social media versus knowledge management

Social media versus knowledge management | Knowledge into Action | Scoop.it

What’s the difference between the two? On the surface they sound very similar, particularly for someone who had had experience with knowledge management. Both involve people using technology to access information. Both require individuals to...

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A critical friend | Holyrood Magazine

A critical friend | Holyrood Magazine | Knowledge into Action | Scoop.it
“None of us is as smart as all of us,” reads the quote on the office wall in St Andrew’s House. It’s an ethos that is embodied in the newly formed Joint
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Knowledge mobilisers: putting research into practice (and policy)

Knowledge mobilisers: putting research into practice (and policy) | Knowledge into Action | Scoop.it
Maximising the impact of research on society depends on universities brokering the right partnerships with public policy, says David Phipps – and Canada is leading the way
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Piece on knowledge broking (and mobilising) in Canada

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Margaret McCartney: Clinical trial company tempts patients with free health screening

Margaret McCartney: Clinical trial company tempts patients with free health screening | Knowledge into Action | Scoop.it
When buses in Glasgow started to come with posters asking if people were “Concerned about diabetes?” with an image of an older woman, a
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Interesting that Margaret McCartney had her ASA complaint about bus adverts in Glasgow upheld. Saw her speak in Glasgow a while back about issues with screening http://www.guardian.co.uk/science/blog/2012/oct/05/private-health-screening-tests

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Implementation Science | Full text | Knowledge brokers in a knowledge network: the case of Seniors Health Research Transfer Network knowledge brokers

The purpose of this paper is to describe and reflect on the role of knowledge brokers (KBs) in the Seniors Health Research Transfer Network (SHRTN).
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We're reading this for the SHINE journal club on Wednesday, about developing the role of the knowledge broker in Canada.

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Bridging the health-social care gap: life as a joint commissioner for dementia - Communitycare.co.uk

Bridging the health-social care gap: life as a joint commissioner for dementia - Communitycare.co.uk | Knowledge into Action | Scoop.it
Bridging the health-social care gap: life as a joint commissioner for dementia Communitycare.co.uk Integrating social care and health can often be all talk and no action as agencies struggle to see how they can overcome cultural, funding and...

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