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Provided below are links to organisations or resources that have similar interests to that of iCAHE. We hope they prove useful.

If you wish to include your website on this list, please submit a request to email iCAHE@unisa.edu.au


Australasian Cochrane Centre

The ACC aims to promote the equitable provision of effective health care in Australasia by facilitating the preparation and maintenance of systematic reviews and their dissemination and application to influence service provision and clinical practice.

CASP UK

The Critical Appraisal Skills Program in the United Kingdom (CASP-UK) provides critical appraisal tools, workshops and training for a variety of professions for professional and personal decision making, and policy & guidelines development. These cover health practitioners, guideline developers’ policy makers, consumers and researchers. Anyone wishing to make sense of the evidence they have can use the tools on this site.

The Cochrane Collaboration

Cochrane provides a large resource for systematic reviews of the effects of healthcare interventions to aid in the improvement of healthcare decision making using Evidence-based practice.

Knowledge Translation +

KT + provides access to the current evidence on "T2" knowledge translation (ie, research addressing the knowledge to practice gap), including published original articles and systematic reviews on health care quality improvement, continuing professional education, computerized clinical decision support, health services research and patient adherence. Its purpose is to inform those working in the knowledge translation area of current research as it is published.   

Knowledge Transfer Clearinghouse

KT Clearinghouse  provides a platform for researchers interested in knowledge translation (the study of methods for closing the knowledge-to-practice gaps). It provides indepth information, tools, and processes that can be used to enhance and facilitation implementation of guidelines.

NHS Evidence

NHS Evidence allows everyone working in health and social care to access a wide range of health information to help them deliver quality patient care. NHS Evidence provides free access to clinical and non-clinical information - local, regional, national and international. Information includes evidence, guidance and Government policy from the UK.

National Institute of Clinical Studies

As part of NHMRC, NICS supports initiatives to improve health care by getting best available evidence from health and medical research in routine practice. NICS website provides a wealth of information on evidence implementation initiatives.

National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence

NICE is an independent organisation responsible for providing national guidance on promoting good health and preventing and treating ill health in the UK. 

National Centre for the Dissemination of Disability Research

NCDDR   focuses on the knowledge translation of NIDRR-sponsored research and development results into evidence based instruments and systematic reviews. 

Research Based Education and Quality Improvement Project

The ReBEQI project aims to establish a framework for the selection, implementation and evaluation of quality improvement interventions that address identified barriers to change and that can be tailored to local circumstances.  

speechBITE

speechBITE logospeechBITE is a free database on the internet specifically for finding treatment research in the field of communication and swallowing disorders. This database is up dated regularly and indexes systematic reviews, randomised controlled trials, non-randomised controlled trials, case series and single case designs. Many of the group comparison studies have a rating score out of 10 to help clinicians interpret the methodological quality of the research.

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