Library and Knowledge Service

Welcome

The purpose of this website is to inform NHS staff and students about the library services available to them.

Quality standards

  • We will aim to respond to all general enquiries within 24hrs
  • We will aim to respond to e-mails and social media messages within 48 hours
  • We will aim to complete literature searches within 5 working days
  • We will aim to supply inter-library loans and article requests within 3-5 working days

Who can use the service

All clinical and non-clinical staff in Mid Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust; students on placement during their time in the Trust; organisations with a valid contract or service level agreement.

 

What our users say...

  About our document delivery service:

"Thank you very much for getting the references promptly. I am very impressed with the service you provide and I can't ask for any better" - Associate Specialist in Ophthalmology (The Mid Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust) 

   About our targeted marketing:

"The articles that you have chosen are completely relevant and of interest to me.... it is very difficult to find time to stay on top of current research so this is very much appreciated!" - Specialist Speech and Language Therapist (The Mid Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust)

About our current awareness bulletins:

"I find [What's New?] an extremely useful publication...I work in palliative care and can therefore see patients with a wide range of conditions, so it's very useful to keep up to date with new evidence in a really easy to digest way." - Consultant in Palliative Medicine (The Mid Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust)

"The [non-medical prescribers] bulletin is a treasure trove of lovely links to ease my CPD worries" Team Lead - Living With Pain (Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust)

 

 

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News & new resources

What's New? May 2021 

May's issue of What’s New, the monthly current awareness bulletin produced by MY Staff Library, is now available. The bulletin is published as two separate editions:

  • Clinical which covers publications from government, NHS and professional bodies on policy, guidance and evidence for patient care and medical procedures.
  • Health Services Management which covers any publications on staffing, training, statistics, pay & conditions, infrastructure, quality improvement and associated areas.

Both editions are available to download here

New resources: April 2021

See a list of  new resources added to our stock during April 2021. New resources - April 2021 [pdf] 250KB 

Access our library catalogue online here

Non-Medical Prescribers' current awareness bulletin: Issue 17

The Non-Medical Prescribers' bulletin is a quarterly current awareness bulletin produced by the Library and Knowledge Service to help keep staff up to date with the latest guidelines, research, policy, reports and other information relevant to non-medical prescribers'.

Download the latest edition here

eBook collection

Our eBook collection is now available to access via the Library Catalogue. An NHS OpenAthens account is required to access the content, register here.

Click here to download a complete list of our eBook titles.

Health & wellbeing collection

Our health & wellbeing collection brings together resources to support and improve the physical and mental wellbeing of staff. It includes books, eBooks and links to apps and websites (via the library catalogue). 

Access the collection here.