Wednesday, April 29, 2009

Swine flu - some useful links - Keith Nockles of University of Leciester Clinical Sciences Library gathers together information on Swine Flu, Avian and Pandemic Influenza. - Jon Brassey, of TRIP has gathered together these links. - from US National Library for Medicine from BBC Health Protection Agency
and finally, University of Cambridge advice.

All change... again!

You will probably not have noticed much difference yet, but the National Library for Health has changed.

After 10 years of operation, the National Library for Health moved, as of 1st April 2009, to NHS Evidence: "a web-based service that will help people find, access and use high-quality clinical and non-clinical evidence and best practice".

The big change will come on 3oth April 2009, when the NLH will change it's look and feel -NHS Evidence blue.... stand by.....

Wednesday, April 15, 2009

Best Treatments available via Guardian website

"Guardian readers can now access the BMJ Group's independent, high quality patient information on a wide range of health issues, from cancer, depression and back pain to every day ailments like the common cold and period pains.
Written in plain English, the British Medical Journal has detailed information about the causes and symptoms of your medical condition, and helps you understand how it might affect your life."
Includes A-Zs of Conditions and Operations & tests, and a browsable set of topics.

Tuesday, April 14, 2009

University and NHS electronic access is now available for these journals:-

"Plastic and reconstructive surgery"

- Available on University computers at

- Available from NHS computers using NHS Athens username and password at

(For NHS Athens registration see )

Thursday, April 02, 2009

Holiday weekend


The Library will be closed for the Easter weekend (Friday 10th - Monday 13th April inclusive).

Services resume at 8am, Tuesday 14th April.

May Bank Holidays

On May Bank Holidays, the library will operate restricted hours: 9am - 6pm.
Bank Holidays: Mondays 4th and 25th May