Reaching out to Sussex Partnership Foundation Trust staff

Amy Dunn is our Mental Health Specialist Librarian and provides Library & Knowledge Services to Sussex Partnership Foundation Trust staff.  Although based at the Mill View Hospital Library in Hove, she takes every opportunity to meet with them and support their learning and development events, such as the one below: “On November 1st I took a stack of library leaflets …

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All change at Brighton & Sussex Medical School!

Last week we bid a fond farewell to Jil, our Medical School Librarian and Technology-Enhanced Learning Lead. This week, we’re delighted to welcome Lisa McLaren who has taken on the role. Lisa has been working alongside Jil for the past month as part of the handover so many of you will have already met her at the University and RSCH …

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Farewell David

Earlier this month we bid farewell to David Rafferty, our Learning Technologist, who has taken on an exciting new post as e-Learning Manager for an international organisation working with overseas students. David was based predominantly at RSCH but also supported drop-in iris sessions at PRH. He was known to many BSUH staff for his excellent work with Matthew on developing …

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Happy retirement to Jil Fairclough!

This month saw colleagues gathering from across the NHS, the Universities of Brighton and Sussex, and BSMS to say farewell to Jil Fairclough and wish her a happy retirement. Jil has worked in the team since 1999 and for the last 14 years she has led our medical school library team as Medical School Librarian and Technology-Enhanced Learning Lead. Jil’s …

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Farewell Archana!

This month we bid farewell to Archana Deshmukh, our Assistant Librarian who has taken on an exciting new post as Health Education England Librarian. Archana was based predominantly at PRH and was known to many of our members for her excellent work in teaching information skills, administering OpenAthens accounts and carrying out evidence searches. We have enjoyed working with Archana …

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New: Patient Information Specialist

We’re delighed to welcome a brand new role to our team. Here is Cecilia Bethencourt-Dunning to tell you more. “As Patient Information Specialist librarian, I’ll be looking at ways to support the Trust in providing good information to patients and the public. As it’s a completely new role, part of the challenge will be working out what to do as …

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Meet our new senior library assistant!

A warm welcome to Cecelia, our new Senior Library Assistant at our Mill View Hospital Libary. Find out more about her below: “I am the new Senior Library Assistant based at Mill View Hospital. My role will be helping users on the enquiry desk and helping with the day to day running of the Library. This is my first NHS …

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Farewell Natasha

Last month we said goodbye to Natasha Rothwell, library assistant at our RSCH and MVH sites.  Natasha worked for the library & knowledge service for over ten years, joining the team at Brighton General Hospital before our relocation to the Audrey Emerton Building at RSCH. Having previously worked in the medical records department at BGH when it was part of …

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Hello Archana!

Archana has joined the Library and Knowledge Service team as Assistant Librarian and is based predominantly at Princess Royal Hospital. She is a familiar face to the rest of the team, having previously undertaken a research project at BSUH with Tom Roper, our Clinical Librarian. In her new role, Archana is supporting the Library and Knowledge Service in delivering research …

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