Category Archives: EB news

Oseltamivir (‘Tamiflu’) criticised by Cochrane review

Oseltamivir (‘Tamiflu’) criticised by Cochrane review on effectiveness of neuraminidase inhibitors for preventing and treating influenza in healthy adults: see BMJ article

“Trust the Evidence”

Trust the Evidence is a blog by Carl Heneghan (Deputy Director of the CEBM, GP and clinical lecturer at the University of Oxford) and Ami Banerjee (Cardiology trainee and clinical research fellow at the University of Oxford) on EBM/EBP issues. Packed with interesting stuff – go to

“Swine Flu”

This Influenza A(H1N1) update brings you the latest clinical reports (courtesy of Dynamed), news from the World Health Organisation, as well as relevant (US) guidelines.

You are also advised to check the latest Government and other guidelines and updates from your respective country.

  • Latest evidence-based synthesis, updated daily – click here.
  • Latest US guidance – click here.
  • Latest from WHO – click here.
  • Interactive map/alerts – click here.

Revamped CEBM Oxford website

The Centre for Evidence Based Medicine at Oxford has revamped its website. It looks fantastic! To see, go to

NICE Guidelines Manual – Draft available for comment

A draft update of ‘The guidelines manual’ is now available for consultation on the NICE website at:


We would be grateful for any comments. The consultation period runs until 1 July and you can comment using the proforma on the website.


Best wishes





Janette Boynton

Senior Information Specialist

Information Services

National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE)


EB news sites/feeds

Try these out:

Evidence-Based News sites


Cochrane news

Joanna Briggs Institute news

NICE (National Institute for Health & Clinical Excellence)

Health Report (ABC Radio)

Evidence-Based RSS feeds


Clinical Evidence

NeLH (National electronic Library for Health)
(Centre for Reviews and Dissemination)

Evidence & Effectiveness