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)

31 March 2021 –  General Update

Contents: New Diversity and inclusion Collection via Kortext / Knowledge for Healthcare Webinars / LibKey Subscription /  National Network Event – Save the date and call for innovations / CHANGE OF DATE – Knowledge and Library Services Awareness Week #KLSNAW is NOW 14-18 June Please note there is a mistake in the briefing. The first Overview of Knowledge for Healthcare 2021-26 will take place on Tuesday 20 April 2021 (13.00-13.45) not Thursday 20 April 2021 (13.00-13.45) Tweet the briefing

15 March 2021 Development Opportunities and People News

Contents: Farewell to David Stewart / Thanks to David Stewart / Train the Trainer / Summarising and Synthesising / Library Carpentry / Health Literacy Awareness / Health Literacy Train the Trainer Workshop / National Discovery Service “Show and Tell” Tweet the briefing

1 March 2021 – General Update

Contents: Subsidised access to KnowledgeShare / HDAS / OUP collection of e-books / Self-care resources: for the NHS from the NHS / New sections added to library.nhs.uk site. Tweet the briefing.

15 February 2021 – Development Opportunities and People News

Contents: Help shape the National Knowledge and Library Services Awareness Week, 26-30 April / Primary Care Training Hubs Animation / Health Information Week 2021. Tweet the  briefing.

9 February 2021 – Knowledge Services Briefing: Editorial Issue

This editorial briefing by David Stewart provides a brief summary of the topics covered on the Knowledge for Healthcare blog in the last 4 months. Tweet the briefing

1 February 2021 – General update

Contents: Health Education England Team and Knowledge for Healthcare Strategy / A warm Parliamentary endorsement / NHS Shared Repository Pilot / Health Information  Week Themes.  Tweet the briefing 

28 January 2021 – Knowledge Services Briefing – Special Issue 

Launch of Knowledge for Healthcare – Mobilising evidence; sharing knowledge; improving outcomes. Tweet the latest briefing