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Training Programme

4th May 2021

Training programme dates for 'Finding the Evidence' and 'Critical Appraisal'.

Finding the evidence -(Literature Searching) 


Learn how to find authoritative healthcare research effectively and efficiently

Training Sessions

  • Wednesday 19th May: 12pm-1pm

  • Monday 14th June: 12.30pm-1.30pm

  • Friday 2nd July: 12.30pm 1.30pm

Critical Appraisal: An Introduction 


Learn how to appraise healthcare research quickly and effectively. 

Training Sessions

  • Thursday 27th May: 10am-12pm

  • Tuesday 22nd June: 2pm-4pm

  • Thursday 15th July: 10am-12pm


Oxford Medicine Online

1st April 2021

We have access to hundreds of Oxford Handbooks, Textbooks and Emergencies in.... 

You can access Oxford Medicine Online directly here. Select 'Sign in via your Institution', search 'NHS England' and select, then enter your Open Athens login credentials.


Alternatively you can access them through your NHS Open Athens account. Under 'My Resources' click on the link for the 'Oxford Medicine Online'.


Kortext eBooks

14th December 2020

We now have access to a large collection of eBooks via Kortext

The subject areas include key clinical topics, nursing, primary care and general practice, palliative care, health management, as well as mentoring and coaching titles.

Too access Kortext you will need to sign in to your NHS OpenAthens account. Under 'My Resources' click on the link for the Kortext eBooks, then click on the 'collections' tab to view the eBooks we subscribe to.  

Alternatively you can access Kortext directly here, and ​​search for 'Derbyshire Community Health Services FT' as your institutuional library.


Health Education England Report

2nd November 2020

NHS Library and Knowledge specialists give health professionals the gift of time.

A new report commissioned by Health Education England, outlines the value of NHS Library & Knowledge Services & their impact on patient care. The report titled, 'Library and Knowledge Services Value Proposition: The Gift of Time', can be found here


Kingsway Library Derbyshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust

2nd November 2020

Physical Library space closed until the 2nd December 2020

Kingsway Library & Knowledge Service physical library space remains closed, but they are still working hard remotely to ensure that as many of their library services and resources are still available to you, and to minimise disruption for you as much as possible.

Click & Collect/Postal Loans

We now offer postal loans and a click and collect service. To request a loan please visit the library catalogue here