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Library and Knowledge Service

The Library and Knowledge Service supports all staff and learners across the Trust to use the right knowledge, at the right time and in the right place. We support evidence-based decision making to improve patient care, develop policies and guidelines, and to make informed clinical and non-clinical decisions.

The Library and Knowledge Service also supports the continuing professional development of the workforce through a range of tailored training and study skills support, current awareness services, assistance with research and the provision of a wide range of resources. 

Supporting evidence-based practice

  • Evidence and literature searching service.
  • Current awareness alerts to keep staff up-to-date with the latest research.
  • Provide the evidence base for patient information leaflets.
  • Access to a range of databases, point of care tools and resources.
  • Books, e-books, e-journals and databases
  • Access to information professionals.
  • Scanning for innovations in healthcare.
  • Support for research.

Learning and education

  • Tailored training courses for all staff and learners.
  • Individual and group study spaces.
  • Drop-in computers.
  • Support with e-learning.
  • Study skills support.
  • Inter-library loans.                                                                                                                   

More information is available on the library website: