A website of specially designed information resources that help people make decisions about difficult healthcare options. They will help you to think about why one option is better for you than another. People’s views change over time depending on their experiences and who they talk to. Understanding what is important to you about your decision will help you choose the option that is best for you.
Lab Tests Online-UK is written by practising laboratory doctors and scientists to help you understand the many clinical laboratory tests that are used in diagnosis, monitoring and treatment of disease.
Better Medicine builds on the BMJ’s Too Much Medicine initiative and the overdiagnosis group of the RCGP in helping health professionals worldwide to share knowledge with patients and jointly make better informed choices about their care. It promotes better understanding of evidence-based options, dialogue about uncertainties, and critical debate about low-value interventions. It encourages the better communication of knowledge and seeks new methods to make this possible in every clinical encounter and in the public understanding of health issues.