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Current awareness and CPD

Helping staff keep up with journal and other literature as part of continuing professional development


KnowledgeShare is a co-operative service used by a number of NHS libraries to keep their members informed about new literature in their fields of interest.

Reasons to use KnowledgeShare: 

  • Users specify their own interests - as broad or as narrow as required
  • Taps into a large collection of high-level documents, updated regularly by participating NHS libraries
  • You will not receive hundreds of primary research articles

You can join KnowledgeShare by completing the registration form.  Email or post completed forms to the Oliveira Library.  (Sign up to OpenAthens to access your articles.) 

Current Awareness Bulletins

For a full list of bulletins we currently supply click here.

Email us at to sign up for current awareness bulletins or request a current awareness update in your speciality.

Creating Alerts

Create your own own alerts for primary research in your specialty
Subscribe to feeds or emails for your chosen journals and web sites, or create saved searches in NHS databases to see new articles on your chosen topic as they appear.  Registered Oliveira users may ask library staff for 1:1 training to set these up.

CPD/CME credits

Some information resources and tools record searches and topic views as evidence of CPD activity. These include DynaMed and Trip Medical Database. See our pages Electronic resources and Open access electronic resources.

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