We have created our own YouTube channel and have developed some very short training videos to help get you through the process of searching the healthcare databases to find information. NHFT Library Service
Monday, 4 November 2013
Web site of the month: Our YouTube Channel! We know it's hard to find the time to come on a workshop (but if you can we run a programme of different information skills training workshops) or you may only need a refresher on how to do something specific.
Big rise in number of children in A&E due to booze and drugs Almost double the number of children were admitted to Kettering General Hospital last year for drink and drug related emergencies, compared with four years ago. Northamptonshire Telegraph
Women face ‘less choice for cancer tests’ in Northamptonshire Women in Northamptonshire may be discouraged from being screened for cancer, patients have claimed, after clinics stopped offering tests. Northampton Chronicle and Echo
Poverty 'linked to cancer deaths' Hundreds of women from the poorest backgrounds in England are dying needlessly of breast cancer, according to researchers. BBC News
- Hundreds of poorer breast cancer patients dying needlessly each year The Daily Telegraph
14 'integration pioneer' schemes in England revealed The government announced 14 'integration pioneer' schemes in England on 1 November to inspire other areas to copy them for a share of a £3.8bn integration fund available from 2015/16. GP Online
Increasing equity of access to high-quality mental health services in primary care: a mixed-methods study
Increasing equity of access to high-quality mental health services in primary care: a mixed-methods study The aim of this study was to increase equity of access to high-quality primary mental health care for underserved groups. The objectives were to clarify the mental health needs of people from underserved groups; identify relevant evidence-based services and barriers to, and facilitators of, access to such services; develop and evaluate interventions that are acceptable to underserved groups; establish effective dissemination strategies; and begin to integrate effective and acceptable interventions into primary care.
The reformed health service, and commissioning arrangements in England This note provides an overview of the major reforms to the health service in England under the Health and Social Care Act 2012. It shows the key funding, commissioning and accountability structures under the old and new systems, and focuses on new health service commissioning arrangements and the formal powers and duties of NHS England and CCGs.
Britain’s reliance on foreign health staff blamed for crisis in poor countries
Britain has been guilty of fuelling a “brain drain” of health workers from some of the world’s poorest countries that threatens to reverse gains in global disease control, a leading charity has warned. The Independent
NHS A&E wards face worst winter ever, says top doctor
A top emergency doctor has warned of the worst winter ever for the NHS's emergency wards, after figures revealed a huge increase in patients facing long waits since 2011. The Independent