Opening Plenary - Rational thinking about health care

Sunday 30 September 2012 - 17:00 - 18:00

Chairs: Sally Green and Jeremy Grimshaw

Can we trust the research that we use to guide health care decisions? This opening plenary session will introduce the concepts of transparency in health care decisions and also reflect on how important reliable evidence is for consumers. 

Richard Smith –“Transparency in health care decisions - possible or a pipe dream?”- 30 mins

Catherine Marshall – “Cochrane evidence: a credible source for consumers and policy” - 25 mins