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Confirmed Ethics paper for #PHTwitJC 26

The winner of our poll for the next paper to discuss is: CARTER, Stacy M., Lucie Rychetnik, Beverley Lloyd, Ian H. Kerridge, Louise Baur, Adrian Bauman, Claire Hooker, and Avigdor Zask. (2011) Evidence, Ethics, and Values: A Framework for Health … Continue reading

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#PHTwitJC24: Mental health service users: changes in experiences of discrimination and Time to Change

Our live journal club chat will take place on Monday 22nd April at 8.00-9.00 pm UTC (UK time). To follow and participate, search for our hashtag #PHTwitJC on Twitter, and remember to use the hashtag if you want to contribute. … Continue reading

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#PHTwitJC 23: Smoking and Meningococcal Disease

Public Health Twitter Journal Club will meet for live Twitter discussion on Sunday 24th March, starting at 8.00 PM GMT / UK time).  All are welcome to contribute and pose questions using the hashtag #PHTwitJC. If you have never joined a Twitter … Continue reading

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#PHTwitJC 21: Alcohol Interventions in Primary Care

The next live Twitter Public Health Journal Club will take place on Wednesday 30th January 2013 at 8pm (GMT)  Thank you to those who voted. The winning paper with 43% of the votes this month is: E Kaner, M Bland, … Continue reading

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#PHtwitJC 20: Benefits and harms of breast cancer screening – compare reviews

Next live chat will be on Sunday 18th November, 8.00 -9 . 00 pm (GMT). All are welcome to join in the discussion- follow or contribute using the Twitter hashtag #PHTwitJC . If you’ve never participated in a Twitter chat … Continue reading

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#PHTwitJC 20, 18 Nov: Compare evidence reviews on breast cancer screening

The winner of the poll around our next journal club live chat is a comparison of two recent reviews of the evidence on breast cancer screening (a Cochrane review, and the recent ‘Marmot review’). This marks a departure from our … Continue reading

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Comparing policies to tackle ethnic inequalities in health: #PHTwitJC 18

On Wednesday 19 September at 8.00 pm BST (UK time) we will be discussing this paper by Lorant and Bhopal (2010): Lorant, V. and Bhopal, R. (2010). Comparing policies to tackle ethnic inequalities in health: Belgium 1, Scotland 4. European … Continue reading

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