Thursday, March 24, 2016

Reminder: Changes to opening hours over the Easter holidays

The Opening Hours for the Health Library will be reduced over the Easter holiday as follows:

Good Friday March 25th      9 am - 5 pm
Saturday March 26th            9 am - 5 pm
Easter Sunday March 27th  **CLOSED**
Easter Monday March 28th  9 am - 5 pm

Online resources  will be available 24/7 and you can  renew your books online.

Monday, March 21, 2016

Problems with Wiley Journal Titles (NHS)

We are currently experiencing problems accessing our ejournal titles, delivered via the Wiley platform, from the NHS A-Z list. We are investigating the issue and hope to resolve it shortly.
Apologies for the inconvenience caused.

What's in the library? Understanding Nursing Research

If you are completing a research project or starting your dissertation then we have lots of books to help you; such as Understanding Nursing Research by Grove et al. You'll find this on the shelf at classmark RT 81 5 G7.

Friday, March 18, 2016

Medicines Complete survey - win £75 worth of Amazon vouchers!

Here is an opportunity to share your thoughts about Medicines Complete with the publisher. Medicines Complete is one of our most used resources so I hope you can take the opportunity to let them know what you think about it.

Complete the short survey from Medicines Complete for your chance to win £75 worth of Amazon vouchers! The deadline for completing the survey is March 31st 2016.

Thursday, March 17, 2016

NHS eJournal Problems

We are experiencing problems accessing our ejournal titles supplied by:

  • Cambridge Journals – Journal of Laryngology and Otology, Psychological Medicine
  • RPS Publishing – Clinical Pharmacist, Pharmaceutical Journal (note that access to this title is via registered email address)
  • Taylor & Francis – British Journal of Neurosurgery, Education for Primary Care, Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Practice: social work in action, Scandinavian Journal of Rheumatology

If you are having problems accessing these titles please report the details to our eResources Library at

We have reported the problems to our supplier and hope that they can be corrected soon.

Opening Hours Changes over Easter 2016

The Opening Hours for the Health Library will be reduced over the Easter holiday as follows:

Good Friday March 25th      9 am - 5 pm
Saturday March 26th            9 am - 5 pm
Easter Sunday March 27th  **CLOSED**
Easter Monday March 28th  9 am - 5 pm

Online resources  will be available 24/7 and you can  renew your books online.

Wednesday, March 16, 2016

Clinical Key for UHNM staff – find answers fast

UHNM staff can now use Clinical Key to find the answer to clinical queries:
  • Clinical Specialist Search Engine
  • SmartSearch to find answers quickly
  • Access ebooks
  • Full-text ejournals
  • Evidence-based topics
  • Images & Videos


Specialist Flyers:
We have a range of specialist flyers detailing specialist content. Please contact Cheryl, the eResources Librarian if you would like a specialist flyer for your department []

Flyers available:
Obstetrics & Gynaecology
Diabetes / Endocrinology
Emergency Medicine
Geriatric Medicine
Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
Infectious Diseases
Internal Medicine
Pulmonary Disease
Medical Education
Neonatal & Perinatal Medicine
Reproductive Medicine

More Help:
Or contact our training teams:
  • Health Library (Royal Stoke): 01782 679500 ::
  • LERC (County, Stafford): 01785 236113 ::

Tuesday, March 15, 2016

Desktop power sockets available

There are power sockets available, where possible, on the new study desks.

Please use these rather than the floor sockets.

Wednesday, March 09, 2016

Have you had an unusual clinical case, complication or diagnosis?

Share your work via BMJ case Reports by submitting your own article – see how.

For peer-reviewed, clinically important cases, in common and rare conditions try BMJ Case Reports. Available in full-text to UHNM NHS Athens users, provided by the Health Library.

Monday, March 07, 2016

What's in the library? Nursing Care Planning

You can find Nursing Care Planning by Matthews at classmark RT 49 M2.

NHS staff can access the TRIP database Premium

NHS organisations in England now have trial access to the premium version of the TRIP (turning research into practice) database for one year. It is only available on the NHS network via IP address access.

The TRIP database allows you to search for high quality clinical research evidence. The premium edition will give you access to:

  • Over 100,000 extra systematic reviews than the free version
  • Millions of extra free full-text articles
  • Easily search over 175,000 ongoing clinical trials
  • Access to a massive database of medical images
  • Access to tens of thousands of clinical videos

Access TRIP database (no login required but you must be on an NHS networked computer)
Read more about TRIP

Friday, March 04, 2016

New books for February 2016

Here is a selection of new titles added to the catalogue this month. Browse all the latest titles here or check out the “New Books” display in the library.

New books include:

New eBooks include:

Check the catalogue for the full collection.

Thursday, March 03, 2016

What's in the library? Nursing and Working with Other People

The majority of our nursing focused texts are in the RT section. Here you will find Nursing and Working with Other People by Goodman and Clemow at classmark RT 41 G6. This text is also available as an ebook.

Library refurbishment complete - come and have a look

Thanks to everyone for your patience while the library refurbishment has been completed. We hope that you like the new study areas and improved access to power plugs.
Come along to have a look and let us know what you think.