Impact of our Services

#A Million Decisions

Million Decisions#A Million Decisions is a campaign launched by Health Education England to promote the use of Library and knowledge services in ensuring that 1 million decisions (clinical and corporate) made in the NHS every day are evidence based.

We, at Patricia Bowen Library are committed to help staff at West Middlesex Hospital to provide evidence based information to bring tangible benefits in the hospital, including savings in time, costs and better operational efficiency. We are guided by our Trust values, which are PROUD*

As part of #A Million Decisions and to demonstrate the value and impact of our services at WMUH , we have submitted some case studies to Health Education England Knowledge for Healthcare, accepted case studies are added on the KfH blog. These case studies outline examples of impact of our services, below are example of few impact case vignettes.

 

You can find here  all impact case studies.

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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.

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People with conditions that mean the vaccine does not work fear the removal of self-isolation rules.
Shelley Parry says she would have died and left a heartbroken family behind without blood donors.

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