Staff Development

Welcome to the Staff Development blog pages.  The links provided below signpost to a range of resources of value for the continuing professional development of healthcare library and knowledge services staff.

The Learning Zone signposts healthcare librarians and knowledge specialists to key online resources to support their professional and personal development.

A report on the findings of the 2019 Development Needs Analysis (DNA) which sought to identify the training and development needs of healthcare library and knowledge services staff

A report on the findings of the KfH 2018 Engagement Survey which asked respondents for their thoughts on the impact their service was having, and the CPD opportunities open to them.

Details of the bursary scheme being launched for NHS LKS staff from 2020

The Professional Knowledge and Skills Base for Health outlines the broad range of knowledge and skills required by librarians and knowledge specialists working in health. It enriches the original Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals (CILIP) PKSB by adding examples from a health setting throughout.

This toolkit is aimed at individuals, managers and senior leaders who have an interest in developing talent.