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.

Latest 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:

WMUH

CWMH (can download only on the Trust computers)

Institutional Repository of Staff Publications

Latest Health Management Bulletin

Upcoming Events
Apr
8
Wed
2:30 pm Finding the Evidence: Introducti... @ eLearning Room
Finding the Evidence: Introducti... @ eLearning Room
Apr 8 @ 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm
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, live search demonstrations and
Apr
17
Fri
10:00 am Reflective Reading for Nurses & ... @ eLearning Room
Reflective Reading for Nurses & ... @ eLearning Room
Apr 17 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
This session is aimed at nurses and midwives undertaking NMC revalidation by providing attendees with 2.5 hours of valuable CPD! It will give nurses and midwives the opportunity to read, discuss and to critically reflect upon a published paper using a
Apr
24
Fri
2:00 pm Appraising Research Papers for B... @ eLearning Room
Appraising Research Papers for B... @ eLearning Room
Apr 24 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
This course is for Trust staff only. Not all published research is reliable! If you want to be confident reading and utilising published research you need to understand its content and be able to objectively assess its quality. Run as
May
7
Thu
2:00 pm Reflective Reading for Nurses & ... @ eLearning Room
Reflective Reading for Nurses & ... @ eLearning Room
May 7 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
This session is aimed at nurses and midwives undertaking NMC revalidation by providing attendees with 2.5 hours of valuable CPD! It will give nurses and midwives the opportunity to read, discuss and to critically reflect upon a published paper using a
May
11
Mon
2:30 pm Finding the Evidence: Introducti... @ eLearning Room
Finding the Evidence: Introducti... @ eLearning Room
May 11 @ 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm
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, live search demonstrations and
May
14
Thu
2:00 pm Appraising Research Papers for B... @ eLearning Room
Appraising Research Papers for B... @ eLearning Room
May 14 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
This course is for Trust staff only. Not all published research is reliable! If you want to be confident reading and utilising published research you need to understand its content and be able to objectively assess its quality. Run as
May
22
Fri
10:00 am Appraising Research for beginner... @ Library, Education Centre
Appraising Research for beginner... @ Library, Education Centre
May 22 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
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
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