Current Awareness

We have created a Current Awareness portal to keep Trust staff up to date with current information in their specialty . This portal provides specialty updates, each “Specialty update” provides books available in the library,  latest articles from relevant journals, news and also search alerts from pubmed.

The following specialty updates are available. If you want us to include any other specialty please contact us.

Accident & Emergency Update

Anaesthetics Update

Cardiovascular Update

Diabetes & Endocrinology Update

Dermatology Update

Elderly Care Update

Gastroenterology Update

Haematology Update

Health Management Update

Infection Control Update

Innovation & Improvement Update

Midwifery Update

Musculoskeletal Update

Neurology Update

Nursing Update

Obstetrics & Gynaecology Update

Oncology Update

Paediatrics Update

Pharmacy Update

Physiotherapy Update

Respiratory Medicine Update

Other updates

Find all updates

We now have access to KnowledgeShare which provide access to personalised current awareness service alerts, allowing you to receive new evidence on topics  tailored to your requirements. It covers latest articles, policy documents, websites, guidance and books on topics of your interest.

All Trust staff can register for KnowledgeShare alerts. Register now to receive updates on the topics that you are interested in.

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.

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