Knowledge Services Briefing

There are currently three briefings published: 

  • The Knowledge Services Briefing: Editorial Issue is published 3 times a year in January, May and September 
  • The Knowledge Services Briefing: General Update is published on or around the 1st of each month 
  • The Knowledge Services Briefing: Development Opportunities and People News is published on or around the 15th of each month 

The briefings will keep you informed about: 

  • National and regional initiatives 
  • Network news 
  • CPD opportunities 

Occasionally special editions may be published.   

You may subscribe to the Briefings here. 

If you have any comments or suggestions for items you would like to see included, contact Ksbriefings@libraryservices.nhs.uk 

Knowledge Services Briefing Archive (last 6 issues)

15 January 2021 – Development Opportunities and People News – Issue 018

Contents: Reflective writing presentation now available on Knowledge for Healthcare website / Library Social Media During the Pandemic, organised by the UK electronic information group (UKeIG) / E-Resource Usage Statistics Webinars / #ukmedlibs: New Year Resolutions 12.30 Tuesday 19 January.  Tweet the latest Briefing

4 January 2021 – General Update 18

Contents: BMJ Best Practice / Coronavirus – Public and Patient Information / Celebrating Library and Knowledge Services / Learning Space Policy within NHS Knowledge and Library Services in England / Emotional support for embedded knowledge specialists working in clinical settings / E-Resources Usage Statistics Webinars / NHS R&D North West Wonder Women / Congratulations to David Stewart. Tweet the latest Briefing.

15 December 2020 – Development Opportunities and People News – Issue 017

Contents:  KNOWvember20 Showcase – missed it? Catch – up with the recordings / Induction for new Library and Knowledge Services Managers / Celebrating LGBQT + History Month / Report on the Artificial Intelligence LKS Study Day / What is Health Research? / Access professional journals as part of CILIP membership benefits / Future Learn / Social Distancing in the Library Poster.  Tweet the latest briefing.

1 December 2020 – General Update – Issue 17

Contents: National Discovery Service / Kortext lift-off / More content available on library.nhs.website from 1 December 2020 / Coronavirus resources / What helped you with your health and wellbeing?  Tweet the latest briefing.

16 November 2020 – Knowledge Services Briefing: Development Opportunities and People News Issue 016

Contents: UKeIG and K&IM Information Manager of the Year 2020 award / Knowledge for Healthcare 6 Monthly CPD update / Feedback Forms for HEE LKS CPD Courses / Bookings for HEE LKS CPD Courses / Applications Invited for 1 Hour Creative Thinking Consultancy Support / Learning Hub – Microsoft Teams guidance for remote teaching.  Tweet the latest briefing.

2nd November 2020 – General Update – Issue 16

Contents: Library and Knowledge Services Value Proposition:  The Gift of Time / Don’t miss out – be informed: Knowledge Services Briefing / Knowledge for Healthcare Annual Report 2019 -2020.  Tweet the latest briefing.