Other current projects, with example recent or key publications include:

1. The role of expectations about intervention benefits and harms in health decision making

2. Shared Decision Making – current state and the need to increase its uptake

3. Enhancing the uptake of effective non-drug interventions through the development of ‘how to’ prescribe guides

4. Identifying core competencies in the teaching of evidence-based practice

5. Helping the public and school students to think critically about health claims.

6. Effectiveness of health apps and their potential in enhancing self-management in primary care

The Centre conducts workshops in evidence-based practice and shared decision making. This training is directed at health professionals and health professional students of all disciplines. The Centre also leads research about the teaching of these skills. A 3rd edition of the widely used EBP text has just been published