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Evidence Based Health

ACB-CLINICAL-PRACTICE  
This discussion list is for the Clinical Practice working group of the Association for Clinical Biochemistry and Laboratory Medicine - the learned society of the profession which supports the educational, scientific and research interests of clinical biochemists and chemical pathologists in the UK.

ACB-POCT  
The Association for Clinical Biochemistry and Laboratory Medicine links together clinical academic, scientific and NHS staff in the fields of diagnostic testing. This list is dedicated to Point-of-Care testing. This is a growing area of interest drawing together practitioners and scientists as new technologies are transferred from bench to the bedside. The Technology Strategy Board is pushing this area as one strand of its Stratified Medicine Portfolio.

ALL-IRELAND-COCHRANE-EGROUP  
The purpose of this group is to allow persons with an interest in evidence-based health care on the Island of Ireland to informally share, discuss and disseminate information related to The Cochrane Collaboration and The Cochrane Library.

APIG  
This list has been retained 29/09/2015 no one can subscribe to this list and no one can post to this list– contact helpline@jiscmail.ac.uk for all enquiries regarding this list This list allows academics and clinicians to share methods and ideas relating to outcome measurement and evaluation for individual cases. Quantitative and qualitative approaches to evaluation are wecomed. Subscribers are encouraged to share ideas for practice and post questions which they would value feedback / discussion.

ASQUS  
This list is used by the international research community to share methodological developments in qualitative evidence synthesis. This will include details of conference and training events, new methodological literature and methods enquiries.

ASSISTECH  
This list serves to bring together professionals involved in the provision of Assitive Technology for people with physical and/or sensory disabilities. The list also acts as a forum to share best practice, research opportunities and case studies on rare and/or complex cases.

BASE-LIBRARIES  
The Base-libraries list exists to facilitate discussion between the health libraries in Birmingham, the Black Country and Solihull.

BEH-NET  
The list aims at fostering the use of experimental methods and behavioural insights in health economics, policy, and management.

BEME  
This list has been retained 10/02/2016 no one can subscribe to this list and no one can post to this list– contact helpline@jiscmail.ac.uk for all enquiries regarding this list A list for Best Evidence Medical Education Individuals and institutions committed to the promotion of best evidence medical education through the production of systematic reviews deemed to meet users needs and the dissemination of information to enable educational decisions to be based upon best evidence.

BNRG  
Clinicians and scientists who are interested in all aspects of neurosurgical research

BOLTONFORUM  
This list has been retained 01/06/2012 no one can subscribe to this list and no one can post to this list - contact helpline@jiscmail.ac.uk for all enquiries regarding this list This list supports local networks to facilitate dialogue between those involved or wishing to become involved in health services research, across the NHS and academic organisations.

BPP  
This list serves as a forum for those interested in applications of the findings of behavioural economics and psychology to all aspects of public and private decision making. The list moderator is Adam Oliver, of the London School of Economics.

BRAIN-INJURY-HOMELESS-NETWORK  
This is a list for discussion and announcements of the Brain Injury and Homelessness Network. All are welcome to join. The network was formed in April 2016 after discussions between people involved in the research project 'How or why do some brain injured people become homeless in Sheffield' and others setting up a NeuroTriage project in Liverpool.

BRISSKIT-ANNOUNCE  
Announcement list for BRISSKit project. Please see http://www.brisskit.le.ac.uk for details of national HEFCE/JISC funded project to provide mature open source biomedical research database applications over the Janet and secure NHS networks.

BSA-NE-MEDSOC-GROUP  
The North East Medical Sociology group was established to bring together individuals with an interest in the critical sociology of health, and enhance the profile of medical sociology in the region. This list exists to share news and information relating to the group or medical sociology more widely, to promote group discussion and collaborative working, and to attract new group members.

BUDDHISM-AND-MENTALHEALTH  
A community set up to discuss the relationship between Buddhist ideas and the delivery of Mental Health Care- for anyone with an interest in exploring the impact Buddhist thought and practice can have on our experience as professionals and or as users of the system.

CARER-RES  
A place for researchers, carers, service users, third sector organisations, practitioners and policy makers to share and exchange information on the evidence base for carer services, research and policy

CEBD-EVIDENCE-UPDATES  
This list is used by the Centre of Evidence Based Dermatology (CEBD) to provide a monthly e-mail update on new evidence-based resources in dermatology, with an emphasis on guidelines, systematic reviews and evidence-based summaries

CEBM-MEMBERS  
This list is to function as a discussion forum for Members of the Centre for Evidence-Based Medicine. The Centre exists to promote Evidence-Based Medicine by developing educational programmes and by providing support for other Centres in the UK. This is a closed list.

CEEN  
Network for theory & evidence on the health & wellbeing impacts of community empowerment. A resource for distributing & locating theory & evidence on community empowerment. A place for the discussion of the state-of-the-evidence, practice & future directions. A resource for, & of, academics, frontline practitioners, & CVS members.

CHAPLAINCYRESEARCH  
To enable researhers to net work and keep the conversation alive

CHILD-ADOLESCENT-EMDR  
This list connects up researchers and practitioners in order to explore the conceptual development and empirical evidence for using Eye Movement Desensitization with Children and Adolescents

CLIN-LIB  
The UK Clinical Librarian mailing list is used for the discussion of issues and dissemination of information relating to Clinical Librarians and those with similar roles.

CRD-PHSRN  
This list is used by CRD to co-ordinate Public Health Service research

CRITICAL-APPRAISAL-SKILLS  
Critical Appraisal Skills Programme (CASP) develops educational interventio ns to help health service decision makers, & those who influence health service decisions, develop skills in the critical appraisal of evidence about effectiveness, to promote the delivery of evidence-based healthcare.

DHP-SCOTLAND-INFO4POSTGRADS  
This list will provide relevant announcements to all postgraduates and Stage two trainees within Scotland. This will include jobs and funding opportunities as well as relevant training days and conferences. The list can also be used by Health Psychology postgraduates and trainees to network and ask others in the Health Psychology community in Scotland for advice. This list is run by the postgraduate representatives from the Division of Health Psychology-Scotland committee.

DIST-NURSE  
A U.K. based list to bring together ideas and views from the wide community of district nurses. The list will encourage sharing of research findings, relevant conferences and the impact of policy upon the role of the district nurse. Research and educational opportunities are fundamental to the practice of district nursing. The list will be of great value to practitioners and educationalists.

EDSIG  
The Eating Disorders Special Interest Group of the Royal College of Psychiatrists. Interests include anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, binge eating disorder, atypical eating disorders

EMDR-UK-IRELAND  
A forum for EMDR practitioners to share research ideas, clinical issues and knowledge sharing.

EMED-US  
This list has been retained 29/11/2013 no one can subscribe to this list and no one can post to this list– contact helpline@jiscmail.ac.uk for all enquiries regarding this list emed-us provides a forum for the development of focused ultrasonography within emergency medicine and critical care. The aim is to provide a forum for the appropriate dissemination of information, providing support for local, regional and national research projects and assisting educational efforts. The vision is to ensure educational, training and research support for all academic medical institutions developing focused ultrasonography.

ENTAUDIOL  
This list has been retained 07/02/2014 no one can subscribe to this list and no one can post to this list - contact helpline@jiscmail.ac.uk for all enquiries regarding this list This list is used by the Specialist Library for ENT and Audiology to send quarterly newsletters to members.

ENVIROHEALTH-INFORMATICS  
Environmental Health Informatics announcement and discussion list. Providing a forum for the growing health and environmental research informatics community and range of stakeholders amd providers.

EQUALNORTH  
The aim of the EQUAL North network is to build a community of academics, researchers and practitioners across the north of England who share a common interest in addressing health and social inequalities.

ETHNICITY-IN-MIND  
This list has been retained 05/08/2016 no one can subscribe to this list and no one can post to this list – contact helpline@jiscmail.ac.uk for all enquiries regarding this list The list will bring together researchers with an interest in mental health and ethnicity research within Scotland

EUSPR-ECF  
This list is used by the early career members of the European Society for Prevention Research (EUSPR) to share information concerning prevention-related funding, job opportunities, upcoming conferences and publications. For further information, please visit http://euspr.org/early-careers-forum/

EVIDENCE-BASED-HEALTH  
This list is for discussion of teaching, practice and implementation EBH. Evidence based health (EBH) is the integration of individual knowledge with the best available external evidence from systematic research in making decisions about health care. This list is for teachers and practitioners in EBHC to communicate with colleagues, announce meetings and courses, stimulate discussion, air controversies and aid the implementation of EBH. If you have a query about evidence concerning a specific clinical topic, please be aware that this is not the focus of this list, and you should look elsewhere first. If you do post a request to EBH, please include with your post a statement showing where you have already looked and what you have found. It is considered good manners to offer to repost a summary of what you find afterwards as well. Other general principles of netiquette apply to the list, particularly: i) Please be polite and respectful in your use of language ii) Please don't post attachments to the list.

EVIDENCE-USE  
This is a cross-disciplinary, cross-sectoral discussion list to enable academics and others concerned with the use of evidence in public sector policy and practice to network, debate, share ideas and exchange information. It has been set up by the Research Unit for Research Utilisation (RURU) at St. Andrews University - previosuly funded by the ESRC and a member of the ESRC's Network for Evidence-Based Policy and Practice - to facilitate national and international interchange in this field.

EXAMINATION-NEWBORN-EDUCATORS  
Promote discussion and sharing of ideas in relation to EXON Discussion of NIPE Competencies Integration of EXON within undergraduate midwifery curriculum Networking and sharing ideas.

FARRHEALTHDATA  
A list for discussing methodological issues surrounding the analysis of UK administrative health databases, hosted by the Farr Institute

FOOT-AND-ANKLE-EVIDENCE-UPDATES  
This list is used by the Orthopaedics and Trauma Group at the University of Nottingham to provide a monthly e-mail update on new evidence-based resources relevant to foot and ankle surgery, with an emphasis on guidelines and systematic reviews.

FUEL-POVERTY-POSTGRADUATES  
This list supports the Fuel Poverty Postgraduate Network and provides a virtual forum for postgraduate researchers to share ongoing research on fuel poverty, seek out potential collaborations, and develop an understanding of how findings can be effectively disseminated.

GLOBALFORUM  
The globalforum mailing list is set up for the benefit of all those with a stake or an interest in the ethics of biomedical research involving human participants in developing countries. It aims to encourage discussion, networking and exchange of information across the globe, and in particular between developing and developed countries.

GPRD-RESEARCH  
GPRD-Research aims to promote the exchange of information and advice between users of the General Practice Research Database (GPRD). This list is a forum to promote and share research ideas, methodologies, as well as providing a point of contact between new and existing users. <HTML> GPRD-Research aims to promote the exchange of information and advice between users of the General Practice Research Database (GPRD). <p>This list is a forum to promote and share research ideas, methodologies, as well as providing a point of contact between new and existing users. <p>The list is maintained by Dr Craig Currie and Dr Chris Poole. </HTML>

HAND-SURGERY-EVIDENCE-UPDATES  
This list is used by the Centre for Evidence Based Hand Surgery in the Orthopaedics and Trauma Group at the University of Nottingham to provide a monthly e-mail update on new evidence-based resources relevant to hand surgery, with an emphasis on guidelines and systematic reviews.

HAWWN  
This list is for members of the Public Health England funded network on Work, Health and Wellbeing. It will provide an opportunity for the network members to mail any important information to other network members and have discussions about relevant topics.

HDI  
Academia and Industry discussion forum for researchers interested in Human-Data Interaction

HEALTH-EQUITY-NETWORK  
The Health Equity Network (HEN) aims to encourage active and fruitful collaboration between specialists from different disciplines in addressing and debating issues of equity and inequality in health.

HEALTH-PROMOTION-ACADEMICS  
This list is for health promotion academics to use to discuss the future of health promotion in the UK, how it is taught, when and where for what purpose

HEALTHWALKS  
To provide a forum for sharing research and practice concerning Health Walks. The group is multidisplinary by nature and aimed at academics, health promotion specialists, clinicians, health psychologists and other interested parties involved in the research and promotion of walking.

HERTSPCRES  
An email discussion list for the research network of primary care teams in Hertfordshire and other parties interested in collaborative health services research.

HIANET  
The Health Impact Assessment (HIA) mailing list for the methodological and practical advancement of HIA in the development of healthy public policies, plans, programmes and projects.

HLG-WALES  
HLG Wales is for Welsh librarians and information professionals interested in health/nursing/medicine/allied health.

HOFMI-EFMI  
This mailing list is for researchers interested in and working in the area of human and organisational factors of medical informatics.

HVRESEARCH  
The list is to enable health visitors undertaking research degrees to share information, announce opportunities and events and have academic discussions. This list has been retained 01/08/14. Existing subscribers may access archives, the list won't accept any new posts or subscribers.

HWB  
For anyone involved, or interested, in health and wellbeing development and practice across the South West of England. <HTML> For anyone involved, or interested in health and wellbeing across the South West of England. </HTML>

ITU-UK  
This list has been retained 04/08/2014 no one can subscribe to this list and no one can post to this list - contact helpline@jiscmail.ac.uk for all enquiries regarding this list This list focuses upon issues in Critical and Intensive Care and membership is open to any profession working within critical or intensive care environments. The list has been created to facilitate discussion of critical care issues and to promote interdisciplinary working and research.

LIFESTYLEMATTERS  
This list is used by Occupational Therapists and academics carrying out research andprojects using a lifestyle matters approach. It is used to share learning and evidence to develop the approach further in different parts of the country.

LIS-NHS  
LIS-NHS is an email forum for discussing developments and issues specific to the provision of library and information services within UK National Health Service and affiliated academic libraries.

LIS-PUBLICHEALTH  
This list is for UK knowledge, library and information professionals working in Public Health; to enable members to share knowledge, learning and experience.

LIS-SRS  
For those involved either in doing or teaching others to do searches for systematic reviews to share experiences and help each other

LIS-STANDS  
The list is to share best practice and develop new approaches to training. We teach academic, medical, nursing and health-care students

LIS-SYS-REVIEWS  
An informal forum for library and information professionals who are supporting researchers and students who are conducting systematic reviews and structured literature searches

MAP  
This list will be used for the Steering Group and Content Editors to collaborate on developing the content of the MAP Toolkit at http://maptoolkit.wordpress.com/

MATADOC  
This is an information forum for practitioners who have trained to use the Music Therapy Assessment Tool for Awareness in Disorders of Consciousness (MATADOC) This is a sub-list of MTNEUROLOGYNETWORK.

MEDICALRETINA  
The aim of the list is to provide an online forum to encourage discussion and help develop a medical retina research network.

MENTAL-HEALTH-NURSING-RESEARCH  
This list has been retained 29/04/2016. No one can subscribe to this list and no one can post to this list. contact helpline@jiscmail.ac.uk for all enquiries regarding this list Provides opportunity to explore methodological and ethical issues in mental health nursing research.

META-ETHNOGRAPHY  
This list is for researchers and others who are interested in learning about and advancing the meta-ethnography qualitative synthesis approach. We would like to create a network for knowledge exchange and debate with the aim of raising the quality of published meta-ethnographies.

MIDWIFERY-REPROHEALTHEDUCATION  
A forum for discussion on midwifery, reproductive and women's health education. Supported by the ICM Education Standing Committee. It aims to create a international network of educators who are eager to share information and materials, discuss concerns and and offer advice.

MMPTEAM  
This list will be used by the team working on Mobility, Mood and Place (MMP); a new research project funded by Research Councils UK through Lifelong Health and Wellbeing.

NARRATIVE-HEALTH-RESEARCH  
for researchers and practitioners who are interested in researching and evaluating the use of narrative in health and related disciplines

NENC-RMGPERFORMANCE  
Distribution and discussion group for research management performance metrics in NTW CLRN area.

NEUROCANCERREHABHUB  
Building the research community to establish pathways and protocols for referral, rehabilitation and transitions between rehabilitation and palliative care, for brain cancer patients

NEUROPSYCHIATRY  
We aim to provide high quality information, current awareness and a forum for discussion about neuropsychiatry. Neuropsychiatry concerns the interface of psychiatry and neurology (incorporating cognitive neuroscience and related areas). Colleagues from UK and elsewhere are welcome to join.

NHSEVIDENCEKDMU  
This list has been retained 24/09/2015 no one can subscribe to this list and no one can post to this list– contact helpline@jiscmail.ac.uk for all enquiries regarding this list The kidney diseases and male urogenital disorders specialist collection is for busy health professionals, providing them with high quality information and keeping them up to date with the latest research and developments in these areas. The focus of the specialist collection is on kidney diseases affecting adults and children in the UK, disorders affecting the male urogenital system, and male sexual health. There is also information on renal tract and male urogenital cancers.

NIHR-RESEARCHNURSES  
A communications platform to enable best practice and information sharing, and national networking among Clinical Research Nurses

NLH-GASTRO-LIVER  
This list has been retained 07/08/2015 no one can subscribe to this list and no one can post to this list– contact helpline@jiscmail.ac.uk for all enquiries regarding this list This list is used by the project team of the NLH Gastroenterology & Liver Diseases Specialist Library to keep subscribers up to date with new developments and evidence-based publications in gastroenterology and hepatology

NLH-NEUROLOGICAL  
This list has been retained 07/08/2015 no one can subscribe to this list and no one can post to this list– contact helpline@jiscmail.ac.uk for all enquiries regarding this list This list is used by the NHS Evidence - neurological conditions project team to send out information about the latest additions to the site

NOSOKINETICS-NEWSLETTER  
This list has been retained 25/05/2016. No one can subscribe to this list and no one can post to this list. contact helpline@jiscmail.ac.uk for all enquiries regarding this list This list is used by the Nosokinetics to distribute the bi-monthly Nosokinetics newsletter.

NSPCRTRAINEES2010  
This list is used by NSPRC Trainees, 2010 cohort to exchange information about publications, projects, conferences etc.

NSPCRTRAINEES2011  
This list has been retained 09/08/2016 no one can subscribe to this list and no one can post to this list- contact helpline@jiscmail.ac.uk for all enquiries regarding this list This list is used by NSPCR Trainees, 2011 cohort to exchange informaiton about publications, projects, conferences etc

OCC-HEALTH  
Occ-health is a list open to everyone with an interest in teaching, learning and research in occupational health and safety. As it is a publicly funded list, recruitment using the list is not possible (this includes agencies and employers). Key words: occupational health, employment, health & safety

OMFUTURE  
A network for qualified Occupational Physicians to work together to build and protect occupational medicine as a viable and thriving medical & academic specialty focused on enhancing and maintaining the health of people at work. WE aim to complement the work of existing professional bodies

OXHULLDPU  
The list will be to develop international research collaboration for research involving health behaviour and education within context using complimentary research methods.

PACELIST  
To facilitate interchange between members of teams evaluating the NHS Pacesetters Programme to improve access to health services for members of socially disadvantaged groups, and those concerned to share good practice

PAEDIATRIC-PSYCHO-ONCOLOGY  
List designed to serve as a forum for clinical psychologisty, neuro-psychologists and other psycho-social staff working in paediatric oncology to design research and intervention projects and to work collaboratively across centres. The list will also serve as a communication point to disseminate service development and related service issues. The list will ensure communication and the pooling of resources for all psycho-social staff working with children and adolescents who have cancer and with their families.

PALLIATIVE-ARTICLES  
This list has been retained 29/09/2015 no one can subscribe to this list and no one can post to this list– contact helpline@jiscmail.ac.uk for all enquiries regarding this list Palliative articles is a Palliative Medicine journal club site to post cutting edge articles; allowing discussion of the evidence and the background to it. <HTML> Palliative articles is a Palliative Medicine journal club site to post cutting edge articles; allowing discussion of the evidence and the background to it. </HTML>

PATIENT-SAFETY  
An emailing list bringing together academic researchers in the field of the safety and quality of healthcare delivery.

PCD-USERGROUP  
Research methodology associated with primary care databases and electronic health records.

PEDIATRICNEUROONCOLOGY  
The list is aimed at encouraging collaboration between UK services conducting clinical and research trials for children being treated for a brain tumour.

PI-TRAINING  
This is a list intended to promote dialogue regarding research into the physical management of violence and aggression. It will encourage and facilitate discussion surrounding physical interventions. The list is primarily aimed at current trainers and academics.

PREDICTION-MODELLING  
The Uk based "Prediction Modelling in Psychiatric Research"group provides a forum for people interested in prediction modelling such as psychiatrists, psychologists, statisticians, bioinformaticians and computer scientists to discuss methodology (such as machine and statistical learning) in psychiatric and psychological sciences. <HTML> The Uk based "Prediction Modelling in Psychiatric Research"group provides a forum for people interested in prediction modelling such as psychiatrists, psychologists, statisticians, bioinformaticians and computer scientists to discuss methodology (such as machine and statistical learning) in psychiatric and psychological sciences. </HTML>

PROTOHASH  
System development for sharing of MRI protocols and sequences between institutions.

PSYCHO-ONCOLOGY  
Discussion and information concerning psychological and psychiatric aspects of cancer care. Clinical and academic staff welcome

PUBLIC-HEALTH-INTELLIGENCE  
a list allowing those working in or using public health observatories and public health intelligence in the uk and beyond, to discuss issues and share experiences and information.

RADIOPHARMACYUK  
This list is for the UK Radiopharmacy Community in NHS and Academic sectors to exchange information

RCMRESEARCHINTEREST  
A research interest group for members of the RCM. The purpose of the group is to encourage the interchange of ideas, the share solutions. It will also facilitate the promotion of reseach in midwifery and maternity services under the umbrella of the RCM.

RDSU  
This list has been retained 08/08/2014 no one can subscribe to this list and no one can post to this list - contact helpline@jiscmail.ac.uk for all enquiries regarding this list This list is used by the Research and Development Support Unit Network to promote the discussion and sharing of knowledge relating to building research capacity in the NHS, under the auspices of the National Institute for Health Research.

SCHOOL-HEALTH-EDU  
school-health-edu aims to bring together educationalists involved in education and training for school health practitioners in light of the recent shift of emphasis from a task orientated to a more public health focused role for school nurses.

SEXUALHEALTHRESEARCH  
A multidisciplinary e-mailing list for those working in the field of sexual health, in research and applied settings.

SKECP  
The Scottish Knowledge Exchange Community of Practice (SKECP) is a network of KE practitioners and researchers who share KE practices and experience, build peer relationships for information exchange and support, build KE capacity, advance knowledge of KE effectiveness, and share KE events and activities.

SLT-RESEARCH  
This list aims to provide a forum for information, discussion and collaboration among speech and language therapists and others who are interested, or involved, in research into communication development and change, communication disability and-or disorders of feeding, swallowing and drinking.

SPONTANEOUSFUTURECOGNITION  
A research network for members to circulate the latest news and research relevant to the topic of Spontaneous Future Cognition.

SR-AUTOMATE  
This list is to increase collaboration - nationally and internationally - in the development of technologies and methods for automation in systematic reviews. The International Collaboration for Automation in Systematic Reviews moderates this open list.

SRIP-DISCUSSION-LIST  
The purpose is to enhance communication and network for health professionals involved in clinical care and research activity relating to reproductive health, sexuality, parenting and infant care.

STAT-LINK  
Identifying independent statisticians to sit on Trial Steering Committees (TSC) and Data Monitoring Committees (DMC) etc is often challenging. The aim of this list is to link statisticians across the NIHR, CTUs and health research groups in order to provide opportunity for reciprocation in this activity and to facilitate professional development of statisticians to fulfill these roles.

SUPPORTIVE-AND-PALLIATIVE-CARE-EVIDENCE  
A forum for those involved in improving access to the best available evidence in supportive and palliative care. Users include academics, researchers, managers, health and social care practitioners in hospitals, hospices, specialist palliative care units and elsewhere in the voluntary, NHS, university and private sectors, plus administrative, library and IT professionals and others. A broad-based community of practice of individuals and groups engaged in online information provision and use in this field, both elsewhere in the UK and internationally.

SYSTEMSRDG  
This list will provide an international platform for sharing information about systems approaches to chronic disease prevention. Members include research students and world leading researchers working to develop this methodology.

TBIFAMILIES  
Announcement list primarily although not exclusively for researchers and professionals working in health and social care settings for the dissemination of knowledge and information about traumatic brain injury and its wider effects on carers, relatives and families.

THYROID-EYE-GROUP  
This is a group of clinicians who are involved in the care of patients with Thyroid Eye disease. It includes Ophthalmologists, Physicians, Orthoptists and psychologists. The aim of the group is to improve the management and care of these patients through the developments of shared guidelines, MDM, and involvement in research

UK-PRIORITY-SETTING-NETWORK  
This list has been retained 12/08/2016 no one can subscribe to this list and no one can post to this list- contact helpline@jiscmail.ac.uk for all enquiries regarding this list This list supports an ESRC Seminar Series on 'Managing Scarcity in the NHS: Building on Theory, Learning from Practice'. The main objective of the seminar series bring together a network of academic researchers and health service managers in order to learn from, and create ideas for the further development of, good practice in the management of NHS priority setting.

UK-TEACHERSANDDEVELOPERS  
Discussion list following 1st Conference of UK Teachers and Developers of Evidence-Based Health Care

UKBBEYECONSORTIUM  
A UK-wide consortium of academic centres has been formed to promote, facilitate and coordinate research activities around the UKBiobank resource, with a primary focus on eye and vision related research.

UKSBM  
The UK Society for Behavioural Medicine (UKSBM) works towards integrating knowledge of biology, behaviour and the environment to prevent and treat disease. It brings together, for for the first time in the UK, a range of disciplines that contribute to achieving this broad objective. They include epidemiology, health psychology, medical sociology, health economics, statistics as well as public health, primary care, psychiatry, oncology, cardiology and diabetology and other clinical specialties.

UMHAN  
UMHAN supports the work of mental health specialists working within HE. It seeks to share good practice and to influence developments across the sector. Please see our website for further information about membership and our work: www.umhan.com

VCFS-UK  
A forum for discussion of human 22q11 deletion and associated clinical syndromes, including VCFS (velocardiofacial syndrome). Aims: (1) communication between researchers, clinicians, and parents/patients, and (2) development of multidisciplinary and evidence-based approaches to clinical management.

VSSO  
The Veterinary Society of Surgical Oncology (VSSO) was developed to bring together individuals with various backgrounds but similar goals: to more effectively treat veterinary patients with cancer and to advance the understanding of cancer across species. While much of our focus is placed on the surgical aspects of oncology, we incorporate the principles of other treatment modalities such as chemotherapy, radiation therapy, and interventional oncology, and focus on utilizing evidence-based medicine in our daily practice.

WERC  
To establish a multidisciplinary research infrastructure which is rooted in an Equality and Diversity (E&D) agenda and that can identify health and social care priorities of Black and Minority Ethnic (BME) patients, service users, and groups in Wales. The purpose of this list is to facilitate the development of ethnicity, health and social research. The aim is to offer members a virtual space to exchange information and develop research collaborations.

WERC-OLDER-PEOPLE-RESEARCH  
WERC is committed to conducting high quality research with a focus on racialised groups in Wales, and to the development research resources, best practice guidance, and knowledge exchange opportunities. As such, we remain committed to working collaboratively with patients, service users and community groups to draw out research priorities and to foster an interest in research, as well as with practitioners, policy makers, funders and researchers to improve practice, influence policy and to strengthen the quality and quantity of ethnicity, health and social research in Wales. The purpose of this list is to facilitate the development of ethnicity, health and social research, with this WERC strand rooted in older people and ageing research. The aim is to offer members a virtual space to exchange information and develop research collaborations that focus on racialised older population groups in Wales.