Wednesday, 21 January 2009

Answering clinical questions in practice

David Tovey, newly appointed Editor in Chief of the Cochrane Library will speak at Grand Rounds at the Children's Hospital at Westmead on "Answering clinical questions in practice"

Where: Lorimer Dods Lecture Theatre, Children's Hospital at Westmead

When: Thursday 5th February 1-2pm.

David Tovey qualified in Medicine from Bristol University in the UK. He was a GP in an urban practice in South London for 14 years, and combined this with work in continuing medical education. In 2003 he left general practice and moved to the BMJ, where he became Deputy Editor, then Editor of Clinical Evidence. For the last two years he has been Editorial Director of the BMJ Evidence Centre, with responsibility for Clinical Evidence, its sister product BestTreatments aimed at the public, and the development of both the new BMJ Point of Care online product, and order entry sets in association with the Cerner Corporation. He was appointed as Editor in Chief of the Cochrane Library in late 2008, and started work for the Collaboration in January 2009.