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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.

Mar
10
Wed
Appraising Research for beginners( Qualitative) @ Library, Education Centre
Mar 10 @ 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 to read a prescribed research paper in advance of attending the session. A
copy of the Critical Appraisal Skills Programme (CASP) checklist will be supplied. No prior knowledge of critical appraisal or statistical concepts is required.
The session covers the following:
 Overview of the critical appraisal process
 Key features of qualitative/quantitative research
 Interpreting statistics (for quantitative research)
 Using the CASP checklists to appraise research papers.

Mar
15
Mon
Finding the Evidence: Introduction to Searching Healthcare Databases (HDAS) @ Virtual
Mar 15 @ 2:00 pm – Mar 16 @ 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 with the skills to formulate an effective database search strategy and to search for evidence using the NHS healthcare databases (HDAS).  The training is delivered using a mixture of facilitator presentation and live search demonstrations.

This session covers the following:

  • Overview of Healthcare Databases Advanced Search (HDAS)
  • Planning a database search strategy
  • Combining search terms
  • Searching using thesaurus terms
  • Applying limits to a search
  • Accessing subscription eJournals
  • Saving searches/creating email alerts

 

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 -2021

CWMH (can download only on the Trust computers)

Institutional Repository of Staff Publications

Latest Health Management Bulletin

BBC News – Health

Actress Ruthie Henshall is calling for more visiting access to family members in care homes.
Explore the data on coronavirus in the UK and find out how many cases there are in your area.
Experts say most cases involve genuine but misplaced health anxieties, not faked illness.
Older French patients can now get the jab, which had been initially limited to those aged under 65.
More cases are being found in the UK, including a variant first seen in Brazil.

Open Athens
OpenAthens Registration
NHS Evidence
Health Care Databases  (Login with your OpenAthens)
Journals (Login with your OpenAthens)