Monday, February 12, 2018

YHEC courses for researchers, including evidence searching

York Health Economic Consortium have announced their programme of courses at University of York for 2018, including:

v  Introduction to Patient-Reported Outcome Measures (7 March 2018)
v  Economic Evaluation for Oncology (24 April 2018)
v  Making an Economic Case in the NHS (16 May 2018)
v  Early Economic Modelling to Inform Clinical Trial Design and Other Decisions (3 July 2018)
v  NEW Health Utilities for Economic Models (4 July 2018)
v  Identifying Evidence for NICE Economic Submissions (5 September 2018)
v  Understanding and Critiquing Models (13 September 2018)
v  NEW Economic Modelling Techniques for the NHS & Public Health (20 September 2018)
v  Advanced Search Techniques for Systematic Reviews, Health Technology Assessment & Guideline Development (16 October 2018)
v  Advanced Search Strategy Design for Complex Topics: Strategy Development Text Analytics and Text Mining (17 October 2018)
v  Software Packages to Support the Systematic Review Process (18 October 2018)

For further information see:

(Note that these courses have costs attached.)

The Retreat mental health archive now available online

200 years of mental health history from the Retreat Archive are now available to view online. The archive, containing over 650,000 digital images, are freely available to view online via the Wellcome Collection website. You can also browse The Retreat archive through the Borthwick Catalogue and follow the links within to the digital content for references of interest.

See for more information.

Books, books lovely books: More books is back.

More books at York is back. Hurrah! Tell them which books you'd like them to buy between the 12th and 25th February this term. And remember, books are bought in eformat unless you specifically request print, so they're available to you in York, Hull, Scarborough, Grimsby....

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(Image from byronv2,, Attribution-noncommerical license)