A new chapter for CochraneCochrane has embarked on an important change programme to transform the way we produce the high-quality, independent and timely evidence. The new model is designed to ensure Cochrane remains viable, sustainable, and focused on the greatest global health and care challenges now and into the future. As part of the new model...
June 30 2022
The review by Nieuwenhuijsen et al is a good example of why we update systematic reviews. The researchers from the Netherlands, Finland and Germany combined the results of 45 intervention studies and found that the combination of care and help with return to work in nine studies was most effective and reduced sick leave with 25 days over a...
February 16 2021
About the projectOne of Cochrane Works’ topics is that of work participation interventions and work participation outcomes and their implementation in practice. In this project Cochrane Work and Cochrane Insurance Medicine work in collaboration to establish a priority list for intervention reviews that focus on work participation. This...
October 9 2020
Beth Adams created a stop motion animation of the Cochrane Work review 'Protective clothes and equipment (PPE) for healthcare workers to prevent coronavirus and other highly infectious diseases'. She was interviewed by Cochrane about this impressive video. It's spot on! It's a 5-min video and it's absolutely worth to watch.
June 5 2020
To help reduce the spread of COVID-19, workers in many countries have changed their usual work habits and are working from home where feasible. Home working often involves prolonged sitting and working at a computer. This Special Collection, developed in collaboration with Cochrane Work, brings together Cochrane Reviews summarizing evidence...
May 22 2020
In April the Cochrane Work review of Verbeek et al. on Personal protective equipment for preventing highly infectious diseases due to exposure to contaminated body fluids in healthcare staff was updated. Cochrane Ireland summarized the essentials of this review in an infographic. This infographic can freely be used, shared and published...
May 14 2020
JUST PUBLISHED - #PPE for healthcare workers to prevent them catching #coronavirus and other highly infectious diseases. Fast-Tracked Update from Cochrane Work. Earlier versions of this review were published in 2016 and 2019. In this update, we included 24 studies with 2278 participants, of which 14 were randomised controlled trials (RCT), one was...
April 24 2020
Cochrane Work's Review Personal protective equipment for preventing highly infectious diseases due to exposure to contaminated body fluids in healthcare staff is part of the Cochrane Library Special Collection on infection control and prevention measures. Jos Verbeek & a Cochrane team updated this PPE review in March 2020...
April 8 2020
We pulled together the Cochrane Reviews that are identified as most directly relevant for employers and those working at home due the 2019 Coronavirus outbreak. The Cochrane Work Review Group composed this overview with other potentially relevant reviews from the Back and Neck Group and Public Health. Please note that the reviews in this Special...
March 25 2020
After six months of uncertainty we are happy to announce that Cochrane Work is funded again! The Italian Institute for Social Security and Occupational Health, INAIL, recently aproved two years of funding for Cochrane Work. This means that we can continue delivering services for the production of high quality Cochrane reviews as you are used to....
January 17 2020