Tuesday, August 31, 2010

New Catalogue Pages

Our new catalogue interface has been installed. This includes a cleaner look and feel, book cover images and item-status information on the results page. We have had a few problems with the login page which is causing problems to some users wanting to renew books online - we hope to have these resolved soon. However don't forget that you can email or telephone the library to renew your items - see our contacts page for details.

Saturday, August 28, 2010

Health Inequalities Bulletin August 2010

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This bulletin is produced by the North Staffordshire NHS Outreach Library and Information Service for Primary Care Trusts in North Staffordshire.

It aims to draw attention to some of the key documents and reviews on health inequalities which have been published in the previous month. Sources covered include NHS Evidence, Bandolier, Department of Health, Cochrane Library and King's Fund.

Full text links to documents refer to subscriptions accessible to NHS staff in North Staffordshire. To find out more on how to access local online journals please click here.

Clinical Effectiveness Bulletin August 2010

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This bulletin is produced by the North Staffordshire NHS Outreach Library and Information Service for Primary Care Trusts in North Staffordshire.

It aims to draw attention to some of the key documents and reviews on clinical effectiveness that have been published in the previous month. Sources covered include NHS Evidence, Bandolier, Department of Health, Cochrane Library and King's Fund.

Full text links to documents refer to subscriptions accessible to NHS staff in North Staffordshire. To find out more on how to access local online journals please click here.

Wednesday, August 25, 2010

Bank Holiday Reminder

The Health Library will be closed for the Bank Holiday, Monday 30th. Remember that electronic resources are available online using your Athens username and password. Check our website for more details about e-resources.

Friday, August 20, 2010

More Athens Maintenance

Eduserv will be carrying out maintenance to their Athens services during Tuesday 24th and Wednesday 25th of August. Users are advised that they may experience slight delays when using the service or the service may be unavailable for short periods. Apologies for any inconvenience caused.

Tuesday, August 17, 2010

Mental Health and Social Care Current Awareness Bulletin no.262 9th August 2010

To read the Mental Health and Social Care current awareness bulletin no.262 9th August 2010, please click here

Use it or lose it - Print Journal Survey

We are running a survey for our print journals throughout August, September and October to assess how much they are being used. If you use a print journal, either just to browse or whether photocopying an article, please make sure that you complete the survey attached to the front of the journal. Thanks. You can search for print journal titles via our catalogue.

Library Closed for Bank Holiday

The Health Library will be closed for the Bank Holiday, Monday 30th August. Electronic resources are available online using your Athens username and password. Check our website for more details about online resources.

Monday, August 16, 2010

Catalogue unavailable 18th August 6-8pm

The Library Catalogue will not be available Wednesday 18th August between 6-8pm. This is to allow for a system update. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

Friday, August 13, 2010

What do you think about the use of information and IT in clinical practice? RCN eHealth Survey

The Royal College of Nursing wants to know the views of nurses and healthcare assistants on eHealth. So what do you think? Express your views via the RCN eHealth Survey. Survey closes 17 September 2010.

Thursday, August 12, 2010

Annual Evidence Updates from NHS Evidence Specialist Collections

During July a number of Annual Evidence Updates (AEUs) have been published by the NHS Evidence Spcialist Collections:
AEUs present the latest guidelines and reviews around a specific topic. They are published regularly by the Specialist Collections on NHS Evidence.

Thursday, August 05, 2010

Clinical Effectiveness Bulletin July 2010

Click here to access bulletin.

This bulletin is produced by the North Staffordshire NHS Outreach Library and Information Service for Primary Care Trusts in North Staffordshire.

It aims to draw attention to some of the key documents and reviews on clinical effectiveness that have been published in the previous month. Sources covered include NHS Evidence, Bandolier, Department of Health, Cochrane Library and King's Fund.

A list of additional Public Health and Primary Care updates produced locally is also provided.

Full text links to documents refer to subscriptions accessible to NHS staff in North Staffordshire. To find out more on how to access local online journals please click here.

Wednesday, August 04, 2010

Books for Sale

The staff at the Health Library are reviewing stock and a number of titles are now available for sale. See the Books Sales trolley near the entrance to the Silent Study room to see if you can pick up a bargain.