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 Library.infoservice@chelwest.nhs.uk

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.

Upcoming Events
Mar
10
Wed
10:00 am Appraising Research for beginner... @ Library, Education Centre
Appraising Research for beginner... @ 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
Mar
15
Mon
2:00 pm Finding the Evidence: Introducti... @ Virtual
Finding the Evidence: Introducti... @ 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
Open Athens
OpenAthens Registration
NHS Evidence
Health Care Databases  (Login with your OpenAthens)
Journals (Login with your OpenAthens)