UHNM staff

Make the most of NHS resources and develop your skills by signing up to our training opportunities. Courses are available online or face-to-face.

The following training sessions are available to UHNM staff:

NHS Knowledge and Library Hub 

The Knowledge and Library Hub let's you search multiple healthcare resources including NHS Core content and UHNM subscribed resources.  This course includes searching for full text of journal articles and a brief look at databases and point of care tools such as BMJ Best practice.

To book: Complete the MS Calendar form to book your date/time *

Literature Searching in Medline Database

This 1 to 1 session focuses on searching the medicine databases for health literature. This session includes running and saving a search, accessing full text journals and where to search next.

To book: Complete the MS Calendar form to book your date/time *

Searching the Cochrane Library for Systematic Reviews and Randomised Control Trials

This brief  1 to 1 session will show you how to conduct and search in Cochrane Library and save your results.

To book: Complete the MS Calendar form to book your date/time *

Clinical Key

The clinical search engine for ebooks, ejournals, clinical overviews, topic summaries, videos and patient information leaflets.

To book: email Olga Wronecki at olga.wronecki@uhnm.nhs.uk

RCT Journal Club: Hints and Tips

A general overview of places to look for bias in a Randomised Control Trial for beginners. A useful recap for journal club members. The session touches on statistics and is intended to form part of the learner's journey rather than a comprehensive course.

To book: email Reana Parkinson at r.g.parkinson@keele.ac.uk 

Health Literacy Awareness

This session, accredited by the Royal Society for Public Health UK (RSPH), aims to: introduce you to the concept of health literacy; consider the impact low health literacy can have on your work, your patients, and the NHS; and explore practical methods that can be used to help improve health literacy and the patient experience.

To book: email Debbie Wyatt at debbie.wyatt@uhnm.nhs.uk

* Instructions for completing the MS Calendar form

  • Select the NHS Staff course booking tab
  • Select your date and time
  • Enter your contact details
  • Select which training topic you want