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Using evidence to overcome fake news about healthcare

17.30-18.30

Rewley House, 1 Wellington Square, Oxford OX1 2JA

Professor Carl Heneghan has extensive experience of working with the media. In this talk he will discuss some recent case examples, working with the BBC amongst others. This talk will discuss how using an evidence-based approach can help overcome the growing problem of fake news, and provide insights on how to work with the media to ensure your message is not distorted, and will discuss why academics should engage more with the media and the wider public.

Professor Carl Heneghan is Director of the Centre for Evidence Based Medicine at the University of Oxford, and an NHS Urgent Care GP, and has been interested for more than 20 years in using evidence in real world practice.

This talk is part of the Practice of Evidence-Based Health Care module of the MSc in Evidence-Based Health Care and the MSc in EBHC Systematic Reviews. Members of the public are welcome to attend.

Booking is required here