Library and Knowledge Services provide quick and easy access to the most up-to-date, comprehensive resources and services to Trust staff. We support our Trust to identify evidence-based practice that can be implemented across all our services ensuring:
We continuously benchmark our service in line with the Health Education England Knowledge for Healthcare evaluation framework.
Our service is free to everyone working for Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust.
To join the library, please fill in the online form available here: Register for the Library. The library will then process your form and will confirm by email when your registration has been completed.
We also offer external membership packages. For further details please email email@example.com.
The Trust Staff Library is a member of the Health Libraries Midlands Consortium (HeLM)
Our online catalogue shows all our resources including eBooks. Access the online catalogue here.
Once registered with the library you are able to request, reserve resources and suggest new books directly through the library catalogue. Click on the 'log in to your account' option on the top right of the library catalogue page, then select 'change or forgot password'. For further help please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
The NHS Knowledge and Library Hub provides a fast, simple search across a vast number of high-quality knowledge and evidence resources, including the staff library catalogue. It also links to the library services on offer through the Trust staff library
It enables instant access to evidence in the form of full text articles, print and online books, as well as access to clinical tools such as NICE Guidelines. You can search as a guest, but you need to login with OpenAthens to access the full text of the papers.
Need to find evidence but pressed for time?
The Evidence Search Service undertakes work to find evidence-based information on a broad range of topic areas to support patient care, research, current guidelines, care pathways and policies. Results will be sent by email.
The Evidence Search Service is free and available to all staff currently employed by Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust, including those on placement.
To request a search Click here to fill out an evidence search request.
We also provide a fee based Evidence Search Service providing advanced, high quality mediated searches to support organisations undertaking research projects and evaluations in a range of areas from Medicine, Mental Health, Forensic, Criminal, Health and Social Care, Nursing and Allied Health Professionals, Employment, as well as other disciplines. For further details please email email@example.com.
The library service offers training to equip staff with the skills needed to locate high quality evidence based information and to develop digital skills to enhance working practice. Training sessions include evidence searching, electronic resources available through the NHS Knowledge and Library Hub such as BMJ Best Practice, Tools for keeping up to date and using reference management software.
Training can be over MS Teams, in person or team training at your place of work. For further details please email firstname.lastname@example.org. Anyone working for Nottinghamshire Healthcare Trust can view our full training offer on Connect. Please click here to see information skills and evidence search training available
Keep up to date using KnowledgeShare which provides customised evidence summaries by email. To find out more about KnowledgeShare and sign up click here.
The library service produces a Forensic Mental Health Bulletin. This is a monthly publication highlighting new articles in forensics.
Read the latest issue: Forensic Mental Health Bulletin[pdf] 447KB .
Please note you will need an Athens account to access the full text of the papers within these bulletins.
Services are delivered from three staff libraries based at Duncan Macmillan House (DMH), Rampton (Mike Harris Centre) and Wathwood Hospital. All our services are available online and through MS Teams and we offer a postal loan service for anyone not based at these locations.
Duncan Macmillan Staff Library
Monday - Thursday
8:45am - 5pm
9am - 4pm
Monday - Thursday, 9am - 4:30pm
Friday, 9am - 4:00pm
Monday - Friday, 9am - 5pm