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Wellcome Book Prize: 2018 short-list announced

The Wellcome Book Prize 2018 short-list was announced this morning, 20 March. They are: Stay With Me Adebayo, Ayobami Edinburgh: Canongate Books, 2017 The butchering art : Joseph Lister’s quest to transform the grisly world of Victorian medicine Fitzharris, Lindsey London: Allen Lane 2017 With the end in mind: dying, death and wisdom in an age of denial Mannix K …

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Acute Care medicine and nursing

Here’s just a selection of the rich resources to support anyone working or training in Acute Care. Explore our full range via our website: NHS OpenAthens password required; register here: Journals Intensive and Critical Care Nursing (BSUH OpenAthens password required)         Journal of Acute Medicine (Kent, Surrey, Sussex NHS OpenAthens password required)         Pediatric Critical Care Medicine  (NHS …

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Do you care for patients with swallowing disorders?

This journal is for you! ‘Dysphagia’ is NOW available with your OpenAthens password (BSUH only). See more of what we can offer in this specialty by searching our catalogue on our website. Contact us at any time for more guidance.

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Help us to help you with patient information

  Do you give your patients information? Perhaps you don’t have time? Would you welcome some support or advice in providing information for the patients you see?   Fill in our quick survey  to give us a picture of the kind of patient information you currently supply, and what you would like to offer. The Patient Information Librarian will then …

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NEW: UpToDate® Anywhere – mobile and remote access

Now you can access all the content of UpToDate from your mobile and tablet. You can also build up free continuing education credits (CME/CE/CPD) when researching clinical questions. To gain remote and mobile access you just need to complete a quick one-time registration process. GETTING REGISTERED Access UpToDate via the BSUH Intranet link *You must register from within the BSUH …

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Even more support for Primary Care staff

Here’s just a selection of the rich resources to support Primary Care. Explore our full range via our website: NHS OpenAthens password required; register here: Books   Papanikitas A. Handbook of primary care ethics. 2018         Blythe A.  Essential primary care. 2017           Carvalho A F. Mental disorders in primary care: …

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Primary Care matters

We’re very pleased to say that our very own Kevin Burgoyne has a new role in supporting the information needs of Primary Care and CCG staff. Read more about Kevin and his work below: “Hello! I’m Kevin, Primary Care Specialist Librarian. Having worked at the Royal Sussex site for the last 10 years, I’ve recently taken on this really interesting …

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50 ways to use your library

To paraphrase Paul Simon’s well-known song, there are indeed many ways to use your library. For example, You could be creating a new Trust-wide policy: “I needed to prepare a policy document about storage of medicines and could not find much research to support it. The research you provided was cited in my policy, which will ensure that staff will …

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Let us find the evidence to inform your decision-making

“I was submitting an Individual Funding Request to prescribe secukinumab as a first line treatment for psoriasis, which was to cost around £5,000. The report you provided was vital and I would not have been able to make the request without your help. Thanks to your report the drug company has agreed to cover the patient’s medication for the year.”     …

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