The Healthcare Library offers four main methods to help you keep up to date in your chosen subject.
Choose the one that most suits your needs, or take advantage of all of them.
Stay up to date with information and articles published in your field of interest.
Help inform your department aims and objectives.
Improve quality and patient care.
Sign up to KnowledgeShare to receive regular updates of high level evidence tailored to your specific interests straight to your inbox.
To sign up, register online here
You must be a library member and have an NHS OpenAthens account to join KnowledgeShare.
Electronic Tables of Contents
1) Click here for Healthcare Library Evidence Alerts page - a regularly updated page with the latest contents of a selection of electronic journals.
Use your OpenAthens password to access the full text.
2) If the journal you want isn't there, you can ask the Healthcare Library to set up alerts for you which will be sent to your email inbox when new issues of the journals are published.
You will receive the tables of contents of journals, and links to full text where available.
3) You can set up your own alerts using the home page of whatever journal you are interested in.
An NHS OpenAthens password may be required to access the full text, if this is available.
Help with alerts? Contact the library.
Literature Search Alerts
You can receive alerts based on a specific literature search topic. We can do a literature search for you, then set up an alert for you to get any further updates on your topic. This way the search is very specifically tailored to your requirements.
Current Awareness Bulletins
The Library produces subject specific Current Awareness Bulletins to provide staff with information on recently published guidance and research.
All Current Awareness Bulletins are prepared by librarians, and emailed directly to your inbox.
To see which bulletins are available and to sign up to receive them, click here.
To access journal articles that are available in full text you will need to have a username and password for NHS OpenAthens.
Register here for an NHS OpenAthens account
Current Awareness Bulletins produced are listed below.
Public Health Bulletins - a newsletter about public health items, updated fortnightly, is available here