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05 Nov

UEMS Evidence Clinics at the Library

November 5, 2019 | By |

How to find and understand the best evidence.

Half an hour drop-in sessions at the library for medical students.

Wednesday 6th November 13:00

Library room S25
Can't see the wood for the trees?
Interpreting forest plots
Wednesday 13th November 13:00

Library room S30
Using EndNote Online for reference management
Wednesday 20th November 13:00

Library room S25
What's the risk and how confidence are you about confidence intervals?
Wednesday 27th November 13:00

Library room S30
SMURF - Searching Made Useful for Research and Feedback. Top tips for finding evidence in databases
Wednesday 4th December 13:00

Postgraduate Centre
Finding the Past: the history in our professions
(all welcome)
Wednesday 11th December 13:00

Library room S30
Best Evidence for Feedback: finding guidelines, evidence summaries and systematic reviews

No need to book, just turn up on the day. For more info on these sessions, contact the library.


05 Nov

Stress Awareness at Cornwall Health Library

November 5, 2019 | By |

Wednesday 6th November 2019 is National Stress Awareness Day.

To highlight the importance of stress awareness, self-care and mindfulness, the library will be hosting an Introduction to Mindfulness with Dr. Stephanie Jackson. All places are currently booked, but if you are interested in attending future sessions, contact us and we can get back to you if we are able to arrange more dates.

An Introduction to Mindfulness evening – Wednesday 27th November 17:30-19:30, Postgraduate Centre, Royal Cornwall Hospital

This sessions offers the opportunity to find out more about mindfulness and how it can help both personally and professionally. It will cover what mindfulness is, how it works, research evidence, and practice exercises to explore mindfulness.

This sessions is funded and places are limited.

Email to book your place.

Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction course – starting January 2020

This mindfulness based stress reduction course will be starting in January 2020 at the Postgraduate Centre, Royal Cornwall Hospital.

Wednesday evenings 17:45-19:45.

January 8th, 15th & 22nd, February 5th, 12th & 26th, March 4th & 8th.

Day retreat: Saturday 22nd February.

Costing £180 including course manual, audio recordings, teaching sessions, and day retreat.

Email to find out more.


25 Oct

Making Sense of Health Research Annual Conference

October 25, 2019 | By |


Making Sense of Health Research Annual Conference

Friday 1st November, Buckfast Abbey Conference Centre

PenARC’s FREE annual conference on Evidence Based Medicine and how to apply it to make effective health and social care decisions.

Workshops include:

  • Introduction to Diagnostics
  • Tracking Down the Evidence
  • Introduction to Qualitative Research
  • Critical Appraisal of a Randomised Control Trial
  • Critical Appraisal of a Systematic Review
  • SHERPA (a new model for applying Evidence Based Practice in the context of multimorbidity)

To register for this FREE event, click here.