Blog posts by Carl Heneghan

Carl Heneghan

About Carl Heneghan

Carl is Professor of EBM & Director of CEBM at the University of Oxford. He is also a GP and tweets @carlheneghan. He has an active interest in discovering the truth behind health research findings

More Marketing than medical evidence: infrared thermometers to screen for COVID-19

Margaret McCartney, Carl Heneghan Many restaurants, theatres and offices are using infrared thermometers to get the country back to work.

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COVID-19: Death Data in England – Update 30th April

Jason Oke, Carl Heneghan NHS England releases data at 2 pm each day and reports daily count up to the

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Evidence-Based Medicine for under 18s

EBM for Under 18’s is supporting teachers through the creation of resources that emphasise opportunities to teach critical thinking using

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Transvaginal Mesh Timeline

The Mesh Story The above timeline sets out the major landmarks for transvaginal surgical mesh since its first approval in

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Evidence-Based Practice: March 2019

Introductory Workshop in Evidence-Based Practice Bedford Hall, Dublin Castle, Dame St, Dublin 12th – 14th MARCH 2019  Our Objectives: To

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EBM for editors

Carl Heneghan and David Nunan

This one day workshop gives an introduction to EBM for journal editors…

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EBM for Under 18s

EBM for Under 18s is a project that supports introducing Evidence-Based Medicine (EBM) as part of the wider science activities in schools. 

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Fertility treatments lack evidence: BBC Panorama

Inside Britain’s Fertility Business BBC Panorama, 28th Nov 2016  Exclusive new research by the Centre for Evidence-Based Medicine shows a worrying

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EBM Manifesto v2.0 talk

  This talk was given at the introduction to Evidence-based Practice course  at Rewley House on October 10th. The talk

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Why we need Evidence for Aid

  In humanitarian disasters  you need people with acute trauma care skills to find and rescue those who can be

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Understanding Overdiagnosis

This talk was given at the 2016 Preventing Overdiagnosis Conference in Barcelona, Spain As the closing keynote this talk focuses on Carl

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EBM for clinical years:

Evidence-Based Medicine for clinical years: Sep 13th 2016 Professor Carl Heneghan Download the pdf of the talk Go to the

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Assessing health claims in the news

  This talk was given by Professor Carl Heneghan at Continuing Education Open Day in Sep 2016 Download the talk: (Assessing

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Tamiflu Story

In April 2014, the Cochrane review on neuraminidase inhibitors was published alongside BMJ summary reviews. The review found that while

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