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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 and students on clinical placements.

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Health & Wellbeing Zone

Comfy Chairs

Available 24 hours
Comfy Chairs to relax and read
Dedicated computer to watch relaxation videos
Wellbeing Books
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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. 

Library News

Library Discovery Tool

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

CWMH (can download only on the Trust computers)

Institutional Repository of Staff Publications

Latest Health Management Bulletin

BBC News – Health

It is key to deploy the vaccine "as fast" as possible, England's deputy chief medical officer says.
Watch again: BBC News special with Deputy Chief Medical Officer for England Jonathan Van-Tam
The Pfizer/BioNtech vaccine has been approved by the UK regulator - when will it be available?
Prof Jonathan Van-Tam used a football analogy to explain the UK's Covid-19 timeline.
Under new coronavirus restrictions, hospitality venues remain closed in tier three areas of England.

Upcoming Events
Dec
8
Tue
10:00 am Appraising Research Papers for B... @ Virtual
Appraising Research Papers for B... @ Virtual
Dec 8 @ 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
10
Thu
2:00 pm Appraising Research for beginner... @ Library, Education Centre
Appraising Research for beginner... @ Library, Education Centre
Dec 10 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 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. Learners are required
Dec
15
Tue
2:00 pm Finding the Evidence: Introducti... @ Virtual
Finding the Evidence: Introducti... @ Virtual
Dec 15 @ 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
Jan
8
Fri
2:00 pm Appraising Research Papers for B... @ Virtual
Appraising Research Papers for B... @ Virtual
Jan 8 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
This course is for Trust staff only. Due to social distancing, all training is now delivered online using Zoom/MS Teams.The library offers a number of virtual one-to-one or small group training sessions. To book your place on a course contact the Library.
Jan
13
Wed
10:00 am Appraising Research for beginner... @ Virtual
Appraising Research for beginner... @ Virtual
Jan 13 @ 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
Jan
21
Thu
10:00 am Finding the Evidence: Introducti... @ Virtual
Finding the Evidence: Introducti... @ Virtual
Jan 21 @ 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
Open Athens
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NHS Evidence
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