The following resources are available for those involved in the NICE Student Champion Scheme

Generic peer-peer workshop resources

Evidence search resources


  1. NICE Evidence Search: a quick guide
  2. NICE Evidence Search reference slide set
  3. Evidence-type definitions
  4. Teaching Tips
  5. Fastest Fingers First quiz
  6. Top tips from previous champions
  7. 2019-2020 cascade facilitator checklist
  8. 2019-2020 cascade facilitator preparation
  9. Suggested format for cascade session
  10. 2019-2020 final report template

 Journal articles and poster presentations

  1. Peer teaching and information retrieval: the role of the NICE Evidence search student champion scheme in enhancing students’ confidence, Laura Sbaffi, Elaine Hallsworth, Anne Weist, Health Information and Libraries Journal, 11 January 2018.
  2. Student-led promotion of evidence-based healthcare, Michael Daldry, Lorna Burns,  Inspire Student Health Sciences Research Journal, October 24, 2017.
  3. NICE Evidence Search: Student peers' views on their Involvement as Trainers in Peer-based Information Literacy Training, Laura Sbaffi, Frances Johnson, Jillian Griffiths, Jennifer Rowley , Anne Weist, The Journal of Academic Librarianship, Volume 41, Issue 2, March 2015, Pages 201–206. 
  4. Peer-based information literacy training: Insights from the NICE Evidence Search Student Champion Scheme,
    Jennifer Rowley , Frances Johnson, Laura Sbaffi, Anne Weist, Library & Information Science Research 37 Pages 277-84 December 2015.
  5. Swansea Medical School: The NICE Student Champion Scheme - inspiring and developing medical students as future leaders in healthcare improvement. (Feb 2012) Dean, S. et al
  6. Bart’s and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry, QMUL: Reducing students' doubts in evidence- based medicine. (August 2013) Perera, M.
  7. Bart’s and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry, QMUL: Reflections on the benefits of introducing NICE Student Champion Scheme: an action research study. (August 2013) Boparai, A. et al
  8. Keele Medical School: Peer teaching of evidence based medicine to undergraduate students. (August 2013) Rees, E.
  9. Leicester Medical School: Fitness for Practice: How Can Junior Doctors Ensure They Keep Up To Date? (June 2014) Knight, K. et al
  10. Birmingham Medical School: NICE Evidence Search Student Champion Scheme: Evaluating Student-Owned Learning. (June 2014) Loveridge, S.
  11. Cambridge Medical School: NICE  Student Champions: A paradigm, for peer to peer teaching in evidence based medicine. (January 2016) Tahira, A. et al
  12. Bristol University, School of Oral and Dental Science: NICE Evidence Search Student Champion Scheme: training peers to value evidence-based dentistry through NICE Evidence Search (November 2016) Hague, A et al

NICE workshop resources

Learning about NICE – 6 February 2019

  1. Introduction to NICE – Rosie Benneyworth

  2. Guidance development – Mark Rasburn and Ross Maconachie

  3. Making decisions with patients – Andy Hutchinson

  4. Keeping in touch with NICE – Karla Hancock

Student champion podcast

Listen to Abbigail Howson from the University of Leeds Medical School talking about her experience of being a student champion.

Download podcast MP3 3.79 Mb