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At PenCLAHRC we believe that better health care can be provided to patients by making decisions that are based on evidence.
Our Making Sense of Evidence (MSE) workshops are designed to teach you how to find and use evidence to make effective health and social care decisions.
Sarah Dean, Associate Professor at the University of Exeter Medical School and academic lead for MSE, explains further:
Our workshops are modelled on those run at the Centre for Evidence Based Practice in Oxford and are subsidised by PenCLAHRC.
During our standard Making Sense of Evidence workshop you will:
For detailed information on the workshops we offer, visit the MSE Modules page.
Edmund Jack, General Practitioner and Course Tutor, gives a short example of the kind of challenges the MSE training can help you tackle:
Below is a selection of feedback from participants who have attended previous workshops:
"A fantastic, concise introduction with good pointers on where to go next to keep learning. Thank you, very interesting and good discussions.”
"Really well organised workshop that helped to reinforce how evidence based medicine can be put into practice."
A selection of the course materials is available to download below:
For more information on the course content, please visit the MSE Modules page.
You can also download our Making Sense of Evidence flyer (PDF).
18 March 2019
A study of more than 800 patients diagnosed with cancer of the
larynx has found...
28 February 2019
New Exeter Medical School research, supported by PenCLAHRC and the
Wellcome Trust, has found a...
22 February 2019
As a partnership of NHS Trusts across Cornwall, Devon and Somerset,
plus the Universities of...
Theme: Healthy People, Healthy Environments
Evaluation work by a Researcher in Residence to assess
implementation, reach, scope and acceptability of...
Theme: Evidence for Policy and Practice
The research involves adapting aspects of Family Nurse Partnership,
an evidence-based programme for young mothers...