Welcome Iain – our new iris expert!

We are delighted to welcome Iain O’Neill to our LKS team. Find out more about Iain and his role below: “I have joined the Trust as a Senior Learning Technologist which means I will be helping the clinical and non-clinical staff access iris. Alongside that I will be helping to promote learning technology in the trust, helping solve the daily …

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Farewell to Matthew “iris” Taylor!

We’re sad to say Matthew Taylor, our Senior Learning Technologist, is leaving us for pastures new. Matthew joined our team and BSUH in February 2015 to work on the BSUH Virtual Learning Environment project. Iris launched at the end of 2015 and has grown ever since, helping BSUH to achieve 90% compliance in Mandatory Training in 2018. Matthew is moving …

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Knowvember: utilising knowledge to enrich health care

Knowledge mobilisation techniques help people learn before, during and after everything they do so that good practice can be replicated and pitfalls are avoided. After Action Reviews are one well-known method used in many healthcare organisations. However, there are more ways to share best practice and the ‘know-how’ of staff for organisational learning. Helpful postcards from Knowledge for Healthcare highlight …

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World Mental Health Day

Today is World Mental Health Day, a day for global mental health education, awareness and advocacy against social stigma. This day each October, supporters come together to bring attention to mental illness and its major effects on people’s life. The World Federation for Mental Health established World Mental Health Day in 1992, and this year’s theme is Young People and …

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It’s #learningatworkweek 14 – 18 May 2018!

  Develop your skills while you work, using the learning opportunities offered by your Library and Knowledge Service. Join us in learning brand new skills or refreshing your existing ones…from finding quality health information and critically appraising the findings to getting the most out of social media and using technologies in your own teaching. Sessions take place in our libraries …

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Our Top Tip: ‘Take a Test’

Are you taking a nursing or health care assistant qualification and are based at BSUH? The ‘Take a Test’ section of clinicalskills.net has a bank of test questions in areas like medicines management, wound care and catheterisation. Just go to clinicalskills.net and log in with your OpenAthens password to test your knowledge  

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iris drop-in sessions continue

Visit our libraries to improve your knowledge and skills in using iris, the Brighton and Sussex University Hospital NHS Trust e-learning site. We can help you to find your way around iris and support you as you complete your Trust mandatory training online. No booking or previous experience required. All you need is your Brighton and Sussex University Hospital NHS …

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Need help updating your mandatory training?

Iris drop in support is now available for staff at PRH: Friday 16th Sept 2.30 – 4.00pm Tuesday 20th Sept 2.30 – 4.00pm Wednesday 28th Sept 2.30 – 4.00pm Thursday 6th October 2.30 – 4.00pm More sessions to be announced. All sessions are in the Library at PRH. Remember sessions for RSCH staff are offered every Monday mornings 10.00-1.00pm and …

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