New venue for Consortium meeting
New Location for DECIDE Consortium meeting: Worldhotel Ripa, Roma Via degli Orti di Trastevere, 3 00153 Rome, Italy http://goo.gl/maps/C8Wwx
DECIDE protocol is published
The DECIDE protocol is now available at Implementation Science: http://www.implementationscience.com/content/8/1/6/abstract
Angela Morelli has been selected as a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum
Congratulations to Angela Morelli, who has been selected as a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum
NICE have paper published about GRADE at Science Direct
Judith Thornton, Phil Alderson and team from NICE have had a paper published in Science Direct. The title of the paper is "Introducing GRADE accross the NICE clinical guideline program" and there is a reference to the DECIDE project.
Online survey aims to improve NICE guidance for patients and the public
Judith and her team from NICE launched a short online survey for their research for the DECIDE project. It consisted of questions for the public, to gauge their awareness of clinical guidelines and their experience of using them.The survey is now closed, however, it received an overwhelming response and NICE are currently preparing the results of the survey. Thanks to MacMillan Cancer Voices who also hosted a link to this survey via their own website, inviting members of their group to participate in this.
A new article just published in Implementation Science - Application of GRADE: Making Evidence-Based Recommendations about Diagnostic Tests in Clinical Practice Guidelines.
Application of GRADE: Making Evidence-Based Recommendations about Diagnostic Tests in Clinical Practice Guidelines.Hsu J, Brozek JL, Terraciano L, Kreis J, Compalati E, Stein AT, Fiocchi A, Schunemann HJ Implementation Science 2011, 6:62 (10 June 2011)
Press release EC-Project DECIDE
7 March 2011Dundee leading the way in 'DECIDE-ing' healthcare guidelines The University of Dundee and the Norwegian Knowledge Centre for the Health Services are leading a 3 million euros, Europe-wide project aimed at developing better systems of communicating healthcare guidelines. The five-year DECIDE project is funded by the European Commission’s 7th Framework Programme and is designed to research and improve the way healthcare evidence and recommendations are presented in guidelines.