Know your stuff for Knowvember!

As it’s #knowvember, here’s just a selection of our resources to support knowledge management and how to use it in healthcare. Explore our full range via our website:

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Int jnl nurs

International Journal of Nursing Knowledge (Kent, Surrey, Sussex NHS OpenAthens password required)







Journal of Interprofessional Education and Practice (Kent, Surrey, Sussex NHS OpenAthens password required)




clin teacher


Clinical Teacher (Kent, Surrey, Sussex NHS OpenAthens password required)




postgrad medPostgraduate Medical Journal  (NHS OpenAthens password required)





medical edMedical Education  (Kent, Surrey, Sussex NHS OpenAthens password required)





EBM jnl

Evidence-Based Medicine (NHS OpenAthens password required)






Evidence-Based Mental Health  (NHS OpenAthens password required)





Evidence-Based Nursing (NHS OpenAthens password required)




academic medicine

Academic Medicine   (NHS OpenAthens password required)




Evidence searches carried out on Knowledge Management and its application

Methods of teaching/supporting healthcare staff who speak English as a second language

What makes a good Education Centre that is fit for purpose and suitable for use by all professions and staff groups

The use of podcasts in medical education

Clinical skills training in community care assistant staff – assessing impact

Development of novice faculty in simulation-based education in healthcare

Enhancing education and providing safe care in the surgical foundation programme

Advantages to hospitals of having clinical academics in ICU

Web and other resources

BMJ Best Practice

Point of care decision-support.  BMJ Best Practice takes you quickly and accurately to the latest evidence-based information, whenever and wherever you need it.

Their step by step guidance on diagnosis, prognosis, treatment and prevention is updated daily using robust evidence based methodology and expert opinion.

They support you in implementing good practice.

Cochrane Clinical Answers

Cochrane Clinical Answers (CCAs) provides a readable, digestible, clinically-focused entry point to rigorous research from Cochrane Reviews. They are designed to be actionable and to inform point-of-care decision-making. Each CCA contains a clinical question, a short answer, and data for the outcomes from the Cochrane Review deemed most relevant to practising healthcare professionals.

UpToDate (for BSUH Staff only)

Summaries & Synopses. UpToDate is available via the BSUH Trust Intranet & UpToDate Anywhere is free on 2 devices for registered users (BSUH only). Register first via BSUH Intranet. BSUH Intranet.

Evidence and Knowledge Self-Assessment Tool

A simple framework has been developed to help health organisations to assess opportunities to make better use of knowledge as an asset. Often referred to as “The Board Tool” this framework enables a dialogue between a representative of a library and knowledge service and senior executives in a health organisation to see how they are currently using external evidence and organisational knowledge and to devise an action plan to help the organisation develop best practice with targeted support.

NHS Knowledge Mobilisation Framework Postcards

These postcards act as a quick reference guide to using eleven knowledge mobilisation techniques to help people learn before, during and after everything they do so that good practice can be replicated and pitfalls are avoided.

Gurteen Knowledge-Log (David Gurteen)

Items of interest to the areas of knowledge management and organisational learning

NHS Knowledge Mobilisation Framework E-learning

Eleven modules introducing techniques designed to help individuals to develop and use skills to mobilise knowledge effectively in their organisations – to help them to learn before, during and after everything that they do so that pitfalls can be avoided and best practice replicated.  Log-in to the e-Learning for Healthcare platform to access.