Prevention is better than cure, after all. So the BBC Horizon programme “How to Avoid Mistakes in Surgery” due to be screened Thursday 21st March should be interesting viewing. You can also read about what inspired the programme at the BBC magazine page
If you are used to keeping up to date by channeling RSS feeds into your Google Reader account, prepare for a change. From 1st July 2013, Google will be discontinuing this service. (you can also read what the BBC has to say about it here.) Anyone looking for alternatives might want to consider some of […]
The new NHS Healthcare Apps library is up and running – making it it simpler for you to you to easily find safe and trusted apps to help you manage your health (or promote to patients to do so). These have been reviewed by the NHS to ensure they are clinically safe and relevant to […]
Booksale now on! Withdrawn Medical Library textbooks for sale. Stock changing daily. Prices competitive. Subjects include general medicine, pathology, paediatrics, dermatology.
Which roughly translates as….. in the National Health Service you need an Acronym Buster to Make Sense of it All….. ta-daaaa: The NHS Confederation have just the tool: The Acronym Buster! Plus they’ve got an app: NHSacronym for it too – available, available free for iPhones and iPad
The Library will be closed over the Easter weekend: Friday 29th March – Monday 1st April. Open for business as usual Tuesday 2nd April 2013.
A new chief executive for Cambridge University Hospitals starts today, 18th February 2013. Read all about Dr Keith McNeil, and listen to the podcast of his interview at BBC Radio Cambridgeshire (only available for a limited period)
Can you be on Facebook and not be worried about its impact on your professionalism? Watch this video: Facebook and the professional behaviours of undergraduate medical students Winner of The Clinical Teacher’s inaugural IMPACT award, Jayne Garner and Helen O’Sullivan’s 2010 paper provides insight to the role that social networking sites play in the lives […]
As part of the University’s project to prepare for RCUK’s new Open Access policy (www.openaccess.cam.ac.uk), we’re conducting interviews and workshops to find out more about the research and publishing habits of our postgraduates and academics so that any new system will fit your workflows and be highly usable. We’re currently looking for researchers in the […]
The backbone to many clinical students reading list is available as an e-book, and the new edition (8th) has just been made available. To get access either click here to go straigh to the e-book or use the page you’ll find if you search for the book on Library Search Remember – you’ll need RAVEN […]