Training

The Library and Knowledge Service’s Information Skills programme supports in achieving evidence-based practice and facilitates learning for Trust staff.

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.

The Library provides Training on the following:

  • How to access NHS eJournals and eBooks
  • Finding the Evidence: using NHS Health Care Databases
  • Assistance in conducting Literature Searches
  • Facilitating Critical Appraisal- Qualitative and Quantitative
  • Reflective Reading for Nurses & Midwives

All courses are available free of charge and can be delivered as a group or on an individual basis. The information skills training programme is also an excellent CPD opportunity for those undertaking revalidation. Training sessions tailored to the needs of a specific team can also be arranged with the library trainer on request. To book a session email chelwest.Library.infoservice@nhs.net

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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

The Royal College of GPs asks for a national conversation on mandating jabs, as protests are held in UK cities.
Explore the data on coronavirus in the UK and find out how many cases there are in your area.
They can refer customers to a free online NHS service that runs a programme to get people into shape.
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.

Upcoming Events
Jan
27
Thu
10:00 am Finding the Evidence: Searching ... @ Virtual
Finding the Evidence: Searching ... @ Virtual
Jan 27 @ 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. This session will equip learners
Feb
7
Mon
2:00 pm Appraising Research Papers for B... @ Virtual
Appraising Research Papers for B... @ Virtual
Feb 7 @ 2:00 pm – Feb 13 @ 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 also offers a number of virtual one-to-one or small group training sessions. To book your place on a course
Feb
10
Thu
10:00 am Appraising Research for beginner... @ Library, Education Centre
Appraising Research for beginner... @ Library, Education Centre
Feb 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
Feb
15
Tue
10:00 am Finding the Evidence: Searching ... @ Virtual
Finding the Evidence: Searching ... @ Virtual
Feb 15 @ 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
Feb
23
Wed
2:00 pm Finding the Evidence: Searching ... @ Virtual
Finding the Evidence: Searching ... @ Virtual
Feb 23 @ 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 learners
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