The NCHA policy team recommends the following sites for evidence-based decision making.
NICE EVIDENCE PORTAL
The NICE evidence portal is a unique index of evidence-based information from trustworthy and accredited sources. It has some very helpful filters such as sources accredited by NICE and commissioning guides – Access here.
THE COCHRANE LIBRARY
The Cochrane Library provides access to databases of high-quality and independent evidence to inform healthcare decision-making – Access here.
CENTRE FOR REVIEWS AND DISSEMINATION (CRD)
The Centre for Reviews and Dissemination (CRD) is a world-renowned. The CRD database allows you to search specifically for Cochrane reviews, assessed economic evaluations and health technology assessments – Access here.
THE NATIONAL INSTITUTE FOR HEALTH RESEARCH DISSEMINATION CENTRE
The National Institute for Health Research Dissemination Centre aims to help NHS personnel make informed decisions about health care, social care and public health – Access here.
BMJ BEST PRACTICE
BMJ Best Practice is designed to support qualified health care professionals to make informed decisions about prevention, diagnosis and treatment – Access here.