Oliveira Library

*** The Oliveira Library is now a 'Virtual Library' ***









COVID-19: The Library is running a virtual service whilst the Education Centre is closed .  Literature searches, training help, electronic supply of articles and email enquiries are unaffected, but unfortunately our books are all in storage.  However, some books are obtainable via inter-library loan or electronically, so please do ask! To return books please use internal post to Oliveira Library, or drop at the temporary training centre at the IoW College Wed-Fri mornings. 

For all library service requests please email iownt.library@nhs.net, or leave an answerphone message on x4519.  Follow us on Twitter for the latest updates @IOWNHSLibrary

Latest News!


The Oliveira Library - what's in it for you?   

Tuesday 12th January 10am -3pm

We will be 'live on Teams to introduce some resources you could find useful, share hints and tips, and discuss how we can save you time and stress.  Drop in on as many sessions as you like through the day  (MS Teams link will be shared nearer the time, and all sessions recorded). You can find out more about the sessions on the day by clicking here  

It's KNOWvember!

Informed decisions will improve outcomes, quality of care, patient experience, resource utilisation and operational efficiencies….   The library team is here to ensure all IoW healthcare staff can become 'informed'!    

 e-books: the  we now have a few e-books available.... and more to come...       

Titles so far:

Non-medical prescribing (Sodha)    
Reflection (Ghaye)    
Critiquing Nursing Research (Cutliffe)   
How to Read a Paper (Greenhalgh)
Oxford handbooks of :  
Clinical Medicine (Wilkinson)     Clinical surgery  (McLatchie)   
Emergency Medicine (Wyatt)     Obstetrics & Gynaecology (Collins)  
Paediatrics (Tasker)     Urology (Reynard)    General Practice (Simon)
Psychiatry (Semple)     Oxford Handbook for the Foundation Year (Raine)

***Access from Oliveira Discovery (see left hand panel)  or the Library Catalogue  (see Links panel)      

***OpenAthens login required (see Links panel for self registration)

 In addition -  many more e-books available free until mid-September at  https://www.kortext.com/nhs-books

 AND print books are still available via the library - just email iownt.library@nhs.net

 Annual report 2019-20: see how our services impacted on safe and quality patient care as well as staff education and wellbeing here

Inclusive resources for sharing Coronavirus information with patients/clients and families: clear and reliable information for children and older people - also includes easy read, video, audio, British Sign Language and Makaton -   https://library.nhs.uk/coronavirus-resources - now also including Carers, those with cancer, mental health and more....

Health Literacy 'how to' guide:  What 'health literacy' means, plus tools and techniques to raise awareness and better support those with low health literacy

Healthy English :  A resource to address language and communication needs of international health and care staff and colleagues working in the UK - idioms, phrases, terminology, pronunciation, grammar, colloquialisms and more 

NHS National Patient Video Library: ** available  free to December**  Short videos developed with NHS clinicians to work within care pathways to enable patients to better understand their condition and how to manage their care at home, and to help prepare for their appointments, to focus on their treatment and care

Inclusive resources for sharing Coronavirus information with patients/clients and families: clear and reliable information for children and older people - also includes easy read, video, audio, British Sign Language and Makaton  https://library.nhs.uk/coronavirus-resources/

BMJ Learning: new free modules covering Covid-19 treatment and to support fast tracked medical students, return to practice clinicians and wellbeing

Marsden Manual: The 10th edition of Royal Marsden Manual of Clinical and Cancer Nursing Procedures Online is now live. (Access with your OpenAthens login)

Updates from NICE: For NICE News click here.

NHS apps: Good selection of free apps approved by NHS Choices https://apps.beta.nhs.uk/

Literature Search Modules: e-Learning for Health have released literature search modules to give you the basics of searching. You can access the modules from the following link (OpenAthens account required)

IT Skills Pathway: We can now offer Microsoft Office training through IT Skills Pathway. To register to do the free courses email Simon.Elliott4@nhs.net




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