Monday 26th August 2013 – the Library will be closed for the Bank Holiday. Normal service will resume at 8am Tuesday 27th August. Fingers crossed for a sunny day!
Very best of luck in your first weeks of your new post. If you’ve not seen it already, the BMA have tips on how to survive your first weeks on the wards and the GMC have advice on hot to make the leap: medical student to foundation doctor. If you’re on Twitter, check out #TipsForNewDocs […]
New data from the NHS Friends and Family survey, which asks patients whether they would recommend A&E and inpatient wards to their nearest and dearest based on their own experience, has been released today. Available from NHS England today – read what CUH has to say, and about the local results in more detail. More about […]
“This report sets out recommendations regarding the Liverpool Care Pathway and end of life care https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/review-of-liverpool-care-pathway-for-dying-patients The recommendations include: following an independent review of the LCP chaired by Baroness Julia Neuberger. phasing out the LCP and and replacing it with an individual end of life care plan a general principle that a patient should only be placed on the LCP or a […]
4th July is the NHS’s 65th birthday. Look back over the major events using this great Nuffield Trust NHS timeline Plus, Jeremy Hunt’s NHS 65th anniversary speech
There are often/usually/sometimes more appropriate places to search for information than Google, since you’re going to use it, why not make Google work as hard as possible to give you better results? Better results, more efficiently. (But it still doesn’t count as a systematic review….) Infographic: Google Search Shortcuts and Parameters Thanks to Stephen’s Lighthouse […]
The Mayo Clinic Libraries have produced an excellent summary post about what is and what is not a systematic review: “I want to do a systematic review” You may also find these slides helpful as a starting point for considering what is involved in a systematic literature review. Systematic review how to – lent […]
Booksale now on in the medical library. Come and have a look!
Consultant mortality data goes online for first time, available collated at NHS Choices. take a look at the data Read the news items and responses: BBC News: Surgeon data: ‘Historic’ move for NHS Telegraph: Naming surgeons with high death rates will help end NHS culture of secrecy, says Sir Bruce Keogh Guardian: NHS to name surgeons […]
The Kings Fund (@thekingsfund) explanation of where we are, and how we got there – the new NHS in England. An alternative guide to the new NHS in England www.kingsfund.org.uk/altguidenhs