Category Archives: Case Studies

What Outreach Means at Pennine Care by Lucy Anderson

Outreach means many different things to different services and people. At Pennine Care we use the term generally as a way of saying we are proactive in getting our services out to people, whether by email or in person. It … Continue reading

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Follow that leader (Part 2) by Matt Holland

Experience of Edward Jenner Foundations Programme Just some background This is a reflection on the Second part of the Three part Edward Jenner Foundations Programme.  Part One is Launch and Part Three is Advanced.  Launch & Foundations are free.  Advanced … Continue reading

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Case Study: Current Awareness: Prehospital Emergency Care Current Awareness Update by Matt Holland

Knowledge for Healthcare aka KfH, is, among other things, taking a fresh look at everyday library practices. Read the Knowledge for Healthcare blog for the full story. This Case Study reflects on the report of the Current Awareness Services Task … Continue reading

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The digital delivery of health library services by Rebecca Stevenson and Andrew Carrick

Advances in digital technologies over recent years have allowed (and necessitated) health libraries to examine how services are delivered, and to explore new ways of meeting the needs of users. For the Library and Knowledge Service of Rotherham Foundation Trust … Continue reading

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Let’s just do it: (part 3 of 3) social media training by Lucy Anderson

So the day of the sessions arrived and everyone turned up (which is unusual). The majority were clinical staff. For some reason I was expecting more of a mixture of clinical and support staff. It was the same for the … Continue reading

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Developing a local literature searching protocol for library staff by Annabel Leinster

Back in 2009/2010 our then Clinical Librarian, Victoria Treadway, attended a series of Finding Information to Support Healthcare (FISH) workshops via the LIHNN Clinical Librarians Group. The workshops were so useful that we decided to facilitate similar literature searching workshops … Continue reading

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Library Launch Memory Box Scheme by Victoria Treadway

Last week the Library and Knowledge Service visited West Kirby Library to launch the Reminisce project, which aims to improve dementia care across Wirral. The Library team treated guests to 50s fancy dress and live music from yesteryear as local … Continue reading

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