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Coronavirus (COVID-19) – Library Update


Patricia Bowen Library supports the education, lifelong learning, training, research and clinical information needs of all Trust staff based at West Middlesex Hospital site, staff working cross site and students on clinical placements.

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Available 24 hours
Comfy Chairs to relax and read
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24 Hour Access to the Library
Eligible Library members can use Trust ID badge to access 24 hour section of the Library after normal working hours. You need to join the library to use this facility. Please contact library staff for more details. 

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Library News & What’s new

- Check what you can access with your account

BMJ Best Practice -  You can now access Comorbidities Manager

Evidence Updates and Evidence Summaries- save time and make better decisions

CINAHL Ultimate – Collection of Nursing and Allied Health Literature

We have set up a trial to access it for FREE until 31st Oct 2022. You can login with your OpenAthens details, if you don’t have openAthens account you can register here.

 The content in CINAHL Ultimate covers all nursing fields from ambulatory care and gerontologic nursing to physical therapy and psychiatric nursing.

Let us know your thoughts about this resource via the Resource Trial Feedback form.  We invite feedback from all staff and students on placements at the Trust. Your input heavily informs our subscription decisions.

You will also be able to access the journals from within EBSCO Discovery Service.

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Check out our guide for a brief overview, how to access and use the Discovery tool. Trouble accessing or have questions?  Please contact us

BMJ Best Practice, clinical decision support tool is now available. Access it on the Trust intranet without password, access remotely with NHS OpenAthens, download the app to access on mobile devices anywhere. See the  user guide for details.

Access to DynaMed is available via Cerner EPR. Contact us for more details.

Latest Staff Publications lists:

COVID- 19 Staff Publications

WMUH -2022

CWMH (can download only on the Trust computers)

Institutional Repository of Staff Publications

Latest Health Management Bulletin

BBC News – Health

Aberdeen scientists have found the recommended intake of two litres of water a day may be excessive.
Royal College of Nursing members in England, Wales and Northern Ireland are set to walkout in December.
There were more than 8,000 elective Caesareans in Scotland last year - the highest total on record.
Nurses have voted to strike. How much do they earn at the moment?
Nurses belonging to the Royal College of Nursing union have voted to strike.

Upcoming Events
Nov
29
Tue
10:00 am Appraising Research Papers for B... @ Virtual
Appraising Research Papers for B... @ Virtual
Nov 29 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
This course is for Trust staff only. Due to social distancing, all training is now delivered online using Zoom/MS Teams.The library also offers a number of virtual one-to-one or small group training sessions. To book your place on a course
Dec
6
Tue
10:00 am Appraising Research for beginner... @ Library, Education Centre
Appraising Research for beginner... @ Library, Education Centre
Dec 6 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Due to social distancing all training is now delivered online using Zoom/MS Teams. The library also offers a number of virtual one-to-one or small group training sessions. To book your place on a course contact the Library. Learners are required
Dec
8
Thu
10:00 am Finding the Evidence: Searching ... @ Virtual
Finding the Evidence: Searching ... @ Virtual
Dec 8 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Due to social distancing, all training is now delivered online using Zoom/MS Teams.The library also offers a number of virtual one-to-one or small group training sessions. To book your place on a course contact the Library. This session will equip learners
Dec
13
Tue
2:00 pm Finding the Evidence: Searching ... @ Virtual
Finding the Evidence: Searching ... @ Virtual
Dec 13 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Due to social distancing, all training is now delivered online using Zoom/MS Teams.The library also offers a number of virtual one-to-one or small group training sessions. To book your place on a course contact the Library. This session will equip learners
Dec
20
Tue
10:00 am Health Literacy Awareness @ Virtual
Health Literacy Awareness @ Virtual
Dec 20 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Due to social distancing, all training is now delivered online using Zoom/MS Teams.The library also offers a number of virtual one-to-one or small group training sessions. To book your place on a course contact the Library. This session will provide learners