2 August 2022. This Evidence Check Rapid Review aims to identify and summarise practices and interventions which support engaging fathers and partners in community and care settings where their child and/or family is receiving care. Through a systematic review of peer reviewed and grey literature, it aims to identify...READ MORE
A Sax Institute Evidence Review is a fast and accurate summary of the latest health evidence, presented in an easy-to-read format.
Our Knowledge Exchange team creates Evidence Reviews to support a range of decisions in health and social services, policy and programs.
This Evidence Review Library houses a selection of reviews conducted for policy agencies over the past two years.
To commission a review call + 61 2 9188 9500 or email the Knowledge Exchange team.
19 July 2022. This Evidence Check review, commissioned by Dementia Training Australia, aimed to identify existing education and training standards frameworks that may be used to support development of a national standards framework for education and training of the dementia workforce in Australia. The report identified thirteen frameworks and...READ MORE
18 July 2022. This Evidence Snapshot is a July 2020 updated rapid review of knowledge about the use of masks by asymptomatic people to reduce transmission of COVID-19, the original review having been completed in April 2020. The updated review found that, while the evidence was limited and of...READ MORE
13 July 2022. This Evidence Snapshot is an updated rapid review of current knowledge about aerosol transmission of COVID-19. The original review was completed in August 2020 and this updated review in October 2020. The updated review found that the weight of evidence was that aerosol transmission of SARS-CoV-2...READ MORE
12 July 2022. This Evidence Snapshot aims to summarise the current and emerging evidence regarding early detection of breast cancer in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women and its impact on cancer stage at diagnosis and mortality. Gaps were found in the evidence regarding impact, but evidence was found...READ MORE
6 July 2022 This Evidence Snapshot, commissioned by the Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care, identifies evaluated interventions targeting lifestyle risks and behaviours that reduce the risk of chronic disease for adults with disability. A range of intervention strategies were found, focusing on different risks. Of...READ MORE
29 June 2022. This Evidence Snapshot, commissioned by the Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care, summarises the evidence for the effectiveness of comprehensive health assessments for people with disability. Eight high level peer reviewed studies found comprehensive health assessments to be effective in one or more...READ MORE
23 June 2022. This Evidence Snapshot, commissioned by the Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care, summarises the evidence on improving oral health for adults with disability, and reducing associated risks to health and wellbeing. Most studies looked people with intellectual and developmental disability (IDD) and one...READ MORE
7 June 2022. This review aimed to identify promising models for transfer of care initiatives in Australia that have been designed and implemented with an Aboriginal perspective to meet the needs of Aboriginal communities. These initiatives aim to improve transfer of care for Aboriginal patients to and from hospital...READ MORE
7 June 2022. This Evidence Check examines how clinicians’ experience of providing healthcare has been defined and measured. The review was conducted within the context of substantial change and innovation within NSW Health, focusing on the clinical and supportive care aspects of the clinician role. The research found was...READ MORE