COVID-19 Current Awareness

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Alerting Services

KnowledgeShare

KnowledgeShare is a subscription-based web application produced by Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals (BSUH). One of its functions is to provide regular, targeted, personalised evidence updates to staff, based on their specific professional interests. Subject-specific bulletins can also be produced.

All COVID-related content is KnowledgeShare is available publicly here.

For more information about KnowledgeShare click here or contact Ben Skinner.

Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH)

The CASH website is a database which is used to capture all the latest publications from a selection of high quality sources, organised under a category structure. The content can then be used by LKS to produce personalised current awareness services for their own customers. Content submitted to the CASH by librarians and knowledge managers in the health sector. This collaborative working model helps to avoid duplication of effort and streamlines the production of high quality alerts across the system.

Daily COVID-19 updates and newsfeeds can be found here. See the instructions on using the infection control newsfeed to produce your own bulletin. Alternatively download and edit the word version uploaded onto the site each morning.

To contribute COVID-19 items to the database, complete this form, or contact Heather Gardner.

COVID-19 Evidence Alerts from McMaster PLUSTM

Covid-19 Evidence Alerts is part of the McMaster Premium LiteratUre Service (PLUSTM) which has been made available to non-subscribers. For information on the service and the selection process see here.

Bulletins

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This is a list of example bulletins in addition to those available via CASH and KnowledgeShare, which their producers are willing to share. If you wish to obtain the latest bulletins please email the contact. If the latest bulletin can be found on the library service’s website, this is indicated.

CategoriesAudienceBulletinDetails
Medical EducationDoctors and Dentists in Training,
Training Faculty Staff
Website: COVID-19: Information for HEE NE Doctors and Dentists in Training, Faculty & Stakeholders002 - 28/03/2020
Contact: Joanne Naughton
HEE North East
Mental HealthResources to support the Trust’s helplineMental Health and COVID-19: Information, Resources and Helplines003 - 30/03/2020
Contact: Jane Roberts
Greater Manchester Mental Health
AcuteAcute StaffCOVID-19 Evidence Bulletin 4, 20th April 2020

Website: COVID-19 Evidence Bulletins
004 - 20/04/2020
Contact: Jason Curtis
Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital
AcuteAcute StaffCOVID-19 Evidence Update (MailChimp)005 - 05/05/2020
Contact: Adam Tocock
Barts Health
Acute, CommissioningMedical Directors,
CCGs
COVID19 Resources Daily update No.9 25th March 2020 (PDF Version)
COVID19 Resources Daily update No.9 25th March 2020 (Word Version)
001 - 25/03/2020
Contact: Richard Peacock
Whittington
Cancer, Palliative CareCancer Services, Palliative Care ServicesCOVID-19 and Cancer Patients
COVID-19 and Palliative Care
COVID-19 and Surgery
COVID-19 and Triage/Prognostic Factors
002 - 23/03/2020
Contact: YiHion Wen
Royal Marsden
AcuteAcute staff, Maternity, Paediatrics, Palliative CareWebsite: COVID-19: Topic update
008 -
Contact: Uma Devalapilli
Chelsea and Westminster Hospital
AcuteMedical Directors, ExecutiveEvidence Alert 3 May (Word document)
009 - 03/05/2020
Contact: Alison Mclaren
Surrey & Sussex Healthcare
AcuteAcute staffCOVID-19 Bulletin 3 (PDF)
010 - 27/04/2020
Contact: Sabelo Mapasure
Lewisham & Greenwich
AcuteSurgeryCOVID-19 Evidence Update (MailChimp)
011 - 27/04/2020
Contact: Adam Tocock
Barts Health
Public HealthPublic Health, Epidemiologytest5test5