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Library Services

Welcome to Coventry and Warwickshire Partnership Trust Library Services.  Our libraries are open to all staff and students on placement with the Trust. We have four libraries in the Trust (find more details under the Welcome/Our Libraries tab) and members are welcome to use all the libraries. For users that prefer to use our services from home or workplace details of links to electronic resources are provided on this website.

Evidence-based Support during COVID-19 Crisis 

Please be aware that any books currently on loan from the CWPT Libraries will be automatically renewed until 30th April and reviewed weekly thereafter.

The Library and Knowledge Team is now working remotely. However, we are still available to facilitate literature search (or any information) requests.

Equally, we are on hand to continue supporting access to evidence-based resources and maintaining access through OpenAthens, as well fulfilling the majority of journal article requests electronically.

Please email Wendy.townsend@covwarkpt for assistance.

 


Take a look at the two links below to animations on the Health Education England YouTube Channel  illustrating the work of Librarians and Knowledge Specialist

Why work with Librarians and Knowledge Specialists?

The benefits of working with Librarians and Knowledge Specialists to drive change using evidence and knowledge.

Every day across the healthcare sector in England more than a million decisions are made that have a profound and lasting impact on people’s lives and which influence the quality of healthcare and the cost of services. Librarians and Knowledge Specialists use their expertise to work with healthcare teams to ensure that knowledge and evidence are used effectively to inform these decisions, helping teams to build upon best practice and share know-how, bringing the power for change.


 

Please have a look at The Library and Knowledge Team’s latest newsletter on the impact of their services

Impact Newsletter February 2020

 


New Resource: BMJ Best Practice: Online Point-of-Care Tool

From 1st April 2019, Health Education England is making the BMJ Best Practice: Online Point-of-Care Tool available to all NHS staff using their OpenAthens login details.

Updated daily, it gives healthcare professionals fast and easy access to the latest evidence-based research, guidelines and expert opinion to offer step-by-step guidance on diagnosis, prognosis, treatment and prevention. Click on the link below to get started:

https://bestpractice.bmj.com/login

 

Click the link below to see recent CWPT staff article publications:

CWPT Staff Publications list 2019

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