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April 2021

Feedback on the new site please

Our new site is in beta version (try it here and we’re pretty close to working through the issues raised in beta-testing.

However, we want as much feedback as possible so please, after trying the new site, please complete this form to let us know what you think.

Guideline grading is getting there

We’ve been working on this for a while (eg Grading guidelines, an update). Well the grading has continued and we’ve now graded over 250 guideline producers covering the vast majority of the guideline we cover.

The grading is a score from 0-8, with 8 being the highest score (click here for an explanation of the scoring system) and the distribution is as follows:

Y-axis is the score while the X-axis is the number of producers scoring that particular score. So, around 50 producers score the maximum 8!

Nearly 50% score 7 or 8, which is encouraging. Lots also score 0 and this likely reflects the inaccessibility of methods for us to score. Their guideline might be great (seems unlikely) but if a user can’t see the methods how can they assess the ‘worth’ of the guideline?

Once we get the new site properly launched we can move on to introducing this 🙂

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