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Systematic Reviews

Systematic review


Systematic reviews aim to bring together all of the available empirical evidence on a particular area of research in order to answer a specific research question. They use explicit, systematic methods, carefully chosen to minimise any bias and create reliable conclusions which can inform decision making and shape real-world practice.

Here at the Centre for Evidence Based Healthcare, our systematic reviews on a wide range of subjects have a powerful impact on healthcare research and practice.

Case study: securing funding for skin cancer research

With UK skin cancer rates rising faster than the rest of Europe, we wanted to explore patients’ needs and experiences. The surprising results directly led to primary research funding.

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Meet our researchers

Dr Catrin Evans

Catrin’s research expertise lies primarily in qualitative research and evaluation methodologies, particularly ethnography, participatory approaches, case study design and systematic review.

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The Centre for Evidence Based Healthcare

The University of Nottingham
School of Health Sciences
Queen's Medical Centre
Nottingham, NG7 2HA

telephone: +44 (0)115 823 1213