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

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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HEW 2017

As part of Humanitarian Evidence Week Carl Heneghan talks to Mike Clarke,  and Laura Merson on the need evidence in humanitarian disasters.

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Evidence-Based Practice: Getting Started, Dublin Nov 2017

Introductory Workshop in Evidence-Based Practice: Getting Started Bedford hall, Dublin Castle, Dame St, Dublin 14th – 16th NOVEMBER 2017  Our

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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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Timeline of events since the publication of Cochrane Review on Neuraminidase Inhibitors

Compiled by Tom Jefferson, Peter Doshi, Mark Jones, Rokuro Hama and Carl Heneghan This time line charts significant events since

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Better Decisions Require Research that Matters: Part 4

Poor quality evidence, lack of affordability and uninformed patients suggest an awful lot of research doesn’t actually matter. However, for

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