GRADE / DECIDE Meetings will be held in Barcelona from 20-23 January 2014
The DECIDE consortium meeting will take place on Wednesday 22nd to Thursday 23rd January 2014 in Barcelona, and will be preceded on the Monday and Tuesday by the GRADE meeting. This is the same format as Rome 2013, so will look like this:GRADE: Monday 20th January 2014GRADE/DECIDE: Tuesday 21st January 2014 (first half GRADE; second half DECIDE)DECIDE: Wednesday 22nd January 2014 (GRADE can stay on)DECIDE: Thursday 23rd January 2014
Sir Harry Burns, Chief Medical Officer for Scotland will open the Decide International Conference - June 2014 (17/07/2013)
Sir Harry Burns, the Chief Medical Officer for Scotland has kindly agreed to open the DECIDE International Conference. The conference will take place from Monday, 2nd of June to Wednesday, 4th of June 2014 at the Royal College of Physicians, Edinburgh. Conference details and the registration form are available by clicking on this link.
WP4 abstract published on Implementation Science (10/07/2013)
WP4 systematic review "Guidelines for guideline developers: a systematic review of grading systems for medical tests" has been published on Implementation Science. The provisional abstract can be viewed here:http://www.implementationscience.com/content/8/1/78/abstract
GRADE meeting registration (01/07/2013)
Please be ready to sign up for the GRADE meeting on the Cochrane Colloquium website when it is posted in the next few days. The link will be circulated when it is available but please remember to formally register.
8th Health Services and Policy Research Conference in Wellington, NZ on 2-4 December 2013 (01/07/2013)
DECIDE has been notified about the Health Services Research Association of Australia and New Zealand’s 8th Health Services and Policy Research Conference which is being held in Wellington, NZ on 2-4 December 2013. This is a prestigious event and an opportunity to see first-hand what is happening in health services research and health policy in Australia and New Zealand.
DECIDE article is "Highly Accessed" (18/06/2013)
The DECIDE survey of policymakers recently published in Health Research Policy and Systems (HARPS) has already generated considerable interest and rapidly became classified by BioMed Central as Highly Accessed.The article will always retain this tag on the list of published papers and the full text version
New DECIDE publication (04/06/2013)
Work Package 5's manuscript on the stakeholder survey of policymakers' perceptions of the DECIDE framework has been published by Health Research Policy and Systems (HARPS) this weekIt has also been sent to the US National Library of Medicine for indexing in PubMed and archiving in PubMed Central.
DECIDE International Conference - initial planning phase
Planning for DECIDE's International Conference is under way. Further details will be available in the coming weeks and months. Please follow the links to Work Package 7 information from the left hand menu or click here
Accepted abstracts for G-I-N 2013
DECIDE will be strongly represented at G-I-N 2013 where the following abstracts have all been accepted. Well done to everyone concerned:DECIDE WP3 (Callaghan, M.)Public attitudes to and knowledge of healthcare guidelines, and methods to communicate guideline recommendations to this patients and the public – A Systematic Review (Loudon, K.)