Impact Case Studies

Chylous effusion of 6 months durationEpsom and St Helier NHS
Providing intelligence for best patient treatmentsWirral University Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation
Standardise recording of deterioration for  sepsisHampshire Hospitals NHS Foundation
 Sugar Reduction Champion PilotWest Sussex County Council (WSCC)
Vitamin D deficiency in critical careGateshead Health NHS
Evidence to support European research into offender health and diabetesWarrington & Halton Hospitals NHS Foundation
Epidural blood patch procedureRoyal Free
Setting up and facilitating a reading group on an elderly functional psychiatric wardWorcestershire Health and Care
Reading to patientsWorcestershire Acute NHS Hospitals
New Latent TB Programme LaunchGeorge Eliot Hospital NHS
Learning & Development IntranetGeorge Eliot Hospital NHS
Library supports acute trust advancing care for patients with dementiaGeorge Eliot Hospital NHS
Support for Diabetic AuditsGeorge Eliot Hospital NHS
Diabetes surgery guidelinesGeorge Eliot Hospital NHS
Stroke admissions service improvementWestern Sussex Hospitals NHS
So what do I do now: the cancer manualTaunton and Somerset NHS Foundation
Enhancing service development in substance misuseWirral University Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation
Information for children and young people, their families and carers relating to Autistic Spectrum DisorderSherwood Forest Hospitals NHS Foundation
Reactive Airways Dysfunction SyndromeEpsom and St Helier Univeristy Hospitals NHS
Developing Person Centred DocumentationSherwood Forest Hospitals NHS Foundation
Listening into Action (LiA)University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation
Advice lineFirst Community Health and
South Asian ClientsFirst Community Health and
Food BanksFirst Community Health and
Mobile workingFirst Community Health and
Memory BoxesBradford District Care NHS Foundation
Academic SupportBradford District Care NHS Foundation
End-of-life care for childrenMid-Cheshire NHS Foundation
Service Evaluation – FACT ModelCoventry & Warwickshire Partnership
Joint working with the pharmaceutical industryDudley & Walsall Mental Health Partnership NHS
Library supports acute trust in advancing care for patients with dementiaYork Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation
Consent for recording consultationsBirmingham Community Healthcare NHS Foundation
Improving recruitment and retention in a National Spinal Injury UnitBuckinghamshire Healthcare NHS
Noise ReductionCalderdale and Huddersfield NHS Foundation
Lisdexamfetamine in the treatment of excessive daytime sleepinessCoventry & Warwickshire Partnership
Care After DeathGloucestershire Hospitals NHS Foundation
Smoking SheltersGloucestershire Hospitals NHS Foundation
Audit of physiotherapy supplementary prescribing and polypharmacy: outcomes of reduce risk and cost savingsMid Yorkshire Hospitals NHS
Management of Cytotoxic SpillageGloucestershire Hospitals NHS Foundation
Closed versus open suction: the debate in PICUBirmingham Womens and Childrens NHS Foundation
Maternity escalation toolsDoncaster & Bassetlaw Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation
Evidence summaries to inform the Lancashire & South Cumbria STPLancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation
Supporting an Evidence into Practice Group for PhysiotherapistsRobert Jones & Agnes Hunt Orthopaedic Hospital NHS Foundation
Dementia CareEast Kent Hospitals University NHS Foundation
Conducting a literature review for the creation of a national guidelineRobert Jones & Agnes Hunt Orthopaedic Hospital NHS Foundation
Improving waiting times by reducing missed appointmentsBlackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation
Evidence Based Nutrition StrategyBlackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation
Flu jabs for frontline staffSalisbury NHS Foundation
Tailoring the library space to meet the needs of the Post-graduate medical educationWeston Area Health
iAluRil  treatment for chronic cystitis and bladder painYeovil District Hospital NHS Foundation
Reading Challenge 2017Avon and Wiltshire Mental Health Partnership NHS
Water soluble vitamin supplements for patients with End Stage Renal FailureGloucestershire Hospitals NHS Foundation
Scalp Cooling TreatmentGloucestershire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Treatments for Narcissistic Personality DisorderBerkshire Healthcare NHS Foundation
Improving men’s access to diabetes self-management in prison populationBuckinghamshire Healthcare NHS
Diagnosis of central nervous system candida in newbornBrighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS
Effectiveness of dietitian-led home enteral feeding serviceBrighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS
Local anaesthetic infusions for acute pain patientsBrighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS
The treatment of heavy eye syndromeBrighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS
Liraglutide in Type 1 diabetesBrighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS
Clinical librarian key contributor to £1.5m savings through Product Selection CommitteeBrighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS
Individual Funding RequestsImperial College London/Chelsea and Westminster NHS Foundation
Urgent care improvement programmeEast Sussex Healthcare NHS
CBT evidenceOxford Health NHS Foundation
Buccal Midazolam for febrile convulsionBerkshire Healthcare NHS Foundation
Cost benefit of clozapine vs other atypical antipsychoticsBerkshire Healthcare NHS Foundation
Radiotherapy protocol updateTaunton and Somerset NHS Foundation
Recovery from hearing voicesAvon and Wiltshire Mental health Partnership
Walking Aid AmnestyWarrington & Halton Hospitals NHS Foundation
Horizon Scanning for the Academic Health Science Network (AHSN)Surrey and Sussex Healthcare NHS
Organisational profiles – Business intelligence for an Academic Health Science NetworkSurrey and Sussex Healthcare NHS
Patients’ laptops improve digital skills2gether NHS Foundation
Monthly Information Boxes to the Endoscopy DepartmentDorset County Hospital
Providing evidence for pre-operative arm measurements in a lymphoedema clinicDorset County Hospital
Incidence of allergic reactions to injectable (depot) antipsychotics?Berkshire Healthcare NHS Foundation
Developing elearning for Patient Group DirectionsBerkshire Healthcare NHS Foundation
Reducing incidence of missed fractured neck of femur in pre-hospital careRoyal Berkshire NHS Foundation
Gait rehabilitation biofeedback deviceNorth Bristol NHS
Dementia-friendly bathroom signageNorth Bristol NHS
Probiotic drinks and jejunal feeding tubesGloucestershire Hospitals NHS Foundation
TwiddlemittsGloucestershire Hospitals NHS Foundation
Asthma and bariatric surgeryGloucestershire Hospitals NHS Foundation
Literature search to publicationWorcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS
Service Evaluation for Dialysis Business Case to Improve Patient CareGuy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust – King’s College
Implementing a new Learning Management SystemGuy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust – King’s College
Training supporting literature reviews leading to publication and service changeGuy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust – King’s College
Library support for the vascular and amputee therapists journal clubRoyal Free London NHS Foundation
Secukinumab as a first line treatment for psoriasisBrighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS
Tacrolimus ointment for paediatric patients with oral mouth and lip ulcerationBrighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS
Volunteers2gether NHS Foundation
Involvement in policies, procedures and guidelines managementDerby Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation
Policies, procedures and guidelines managementNorthamptonshire Healthcare NHS Foundation
Policies, Procedures and Guidelines supportUniversity Hospitals of Leicester NHS
Policy/guideline supportBridgewater Community Healthcare NHS
Support of the Control Document Review GroupGeorge Eliot Hospital NHS
Guidelines, Policies and Procedure SupportUniversity Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS
Coagulase negative staphylococcus endocarditis and DiscitisChelsea and Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation
Brookside Adolescent Mental Health Unit RefurbishmentNorth East London NHS Foundation
Multiprofessional simulation trainingNorth East London NHS Foundation
Evidence-based interventions in children’s social careNorth East London NHS Foundation
Reduction of anticholinergic burden of medicationNorth East London NHS Foundation
Spirometry screening in general practiceBrighton and Sussex NHS Library and Knowledge
Choking hazard on psychiatric wardsBerkshire Healthcare NHS Foundation
Reasonable necessary and proportionate forceBerkshire NHS Foundation
Trust Travel SurveyFrimley Health NHS Foundation
Policy managementCheshire and Wirral Partnership NHS
Treatment of FrostbiteQueen Victoria Hospital NHS Foundation
Impact of literature search service on service development: Practice Development NursesHomerton University Hospital NHS Foundation
Impact of book loans serviceNorth East London NHS Foundation
CBT groups in primary care for adults with anxietyBrighton and Sussex NHS
Epirubicin/ cyclophosphamide chemotherapy in pregnancy (breast cancer)Chelsea and Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation
Health Information to Cardiology Patients Chelsea and Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation
Metformin slow release in pregnancyChelsea and Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation
Evidence contributing to JACIE accreditationRoyal Marsden NHS Foundation
Trust Policies Intranet PagesGeorge Eliot Hospital NHS
Supporting Maternity policies and guidelinesGeorge Eliot Hospital NHS
Physical Healthcare StrategyAvon and Wiltshire Mental Health Partnership
Psychosocial RehabilitationAvon and Wiltshire Mental Health Partnership
Knowvember 2017 – a celebration of knowledge and learning in the TrustDorset County
6 Book Challenge 2017Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS Foundation
Supporting a bid for an Individual Funding RequestSouthern Health NHS Foundation
Support for the Intermediate Nursing Care Skills (INCS) courseLancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS
Renal Transition Service for Young AdultsGloucestershire Hospitals NHS Foundation
Treatment of acute endophthalmitisUniversity Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS
Uveal Melanoma: Accuracy of Diagnosis and Efficiency of the Referral PathwayUniversity Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS
Treatment of epiretinal membraneUniversity Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS
Laser retinopexy for retinal breaksUniversity Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS
Coaching SupportYeovil District Hospital NHS Foundation
BOMSS nutritional guidelinesThe Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation
Ophthalmology service developmentLancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation
Embedded Clinical Librarian in Emergency DepartmentIsle of Wight NHS
How useful 2 negative CRP results can be in predicting negative blood cultures in babiesChelsea & Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation
Literature search to support service developmentLeeds and York Partnership NHS Foundation
“All about me”The Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS
Eye problems in children – is family history a predictor?Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS Foundation
Radiotherapy Pop Up LibraryLancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation
Cognitive Stimulation Therapy groups for people with dementiaAvon and Wiltshire Mental Health Partnership NHS
Vocal acoustic biomarkers of depressionChelsea and Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation
Ductal carcinoma arising from within a fibroadenomaChelsea and Westminster NHS Foundation
Rehabilitation following distal radius fractureKing’s College Hospital Foundation NHS
Mouth care in stroke patientsChelsea and Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation
Evidence-based research for dementia care guidance bookNottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Foundation
Review of pain policy for childrenDoncaster and Bassetlaw Teaching Hospitals
Retention of Newly Qualified MidwivesDoncaster & Bassetlaw Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation
Evidence for/against giving opiates/opioids to breast feeding mothers (not illicit drug users)Bolton NHS Foundation
Books supporting Patients, Carers and FamilyThe Christie NHS Foundation
Improved seizure control for patients with intellectual disabilityRoyal Cornwall Hospitals
Impact on children and young people when a parent trans genderBerkshire Healthcare NHS Foundation
Public Health literature searchFrimley Health NHS Foundation
Care Home Project – The role of the Advanced Clinical PractitionerIsle of Wight NHS
A Search Training SessionRoyal Brompton and Harefield NHS Foundation
Use of vaginal cleansing prior to emergency caesarean sectionChelsea and Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation
PICO search – ECHO bridge to lung transplant in adults and childrenRoyal Brompton & Harefield NHS Foundation
Publication of a case report on ‘Acupuncture treatment for Morton’s Neuroma in a 46-year old female’University Hospitals
Dementia training and education for acute hospital staffUniversity Hospitals
Collaborative project to establish Oncology Journal Club on TwitterRoyal Surrey County Hospital Foundation
Literature searches on Type1 Diabetes Mellitus in young children (under 5s)Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS
Journal Club to teach critical appraisal to the Trainee Assistant Practitioners (TAPs) courseRoyal Cornwall Hospitals
Bromide Medication for PatientRoyal United Hospitals Bath NHS Foundation
Infant-feeding Policy ChangeRoyal United Hospitals Bath NHS Foundation
Mindfulness ProgrammeRoyal United Hospitals Bath NHS Foundation
Phototherapy PassportRoyal United Hospitals Bath NHS Foundation
Role of traditional African medicine for orthopaedic cases in Sierra Leone.Bolton NHS Foundation
Sexual Health ServiceIsle of Wight NHS
Arts and DementiaOxford Health NHS Foundation
Saving clinical time collating medical educational feedbackBuckinghamshire Healthcare NHS
SaLT topic bulletinDoncaster and Bassetlaw Teaching NHS Foundation
Lead Forward: Cascading leadership through educator development in the VISION 2020 LINKS ProgrammeBolton NHS Foundation
Session supporting literature reviewGuy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation
Document supply for evidence review for CYP JSNANorth East London NHS Foundation
Vitamin D supplements for eating disordersNorth East London NHS Foundation
Library Support for the Trust Transfer PolicyGeorge Eliot Hospital NHS
Dietary phytoestrogens and breast cancerUniversity Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS
Literature search to support the development of a triage tool for the effective referral of nursing home residents to enhanced weekly ward rounds.Walsall Healthcare NHS
Literature search supporting research on developing resilience in NHS senior leadersWalsall Healthcare NHS
Literature search supporting national research programme for workforce transformation.Walsall Healthcare NHS
Comprehensive Geriatric AssessmentDoncaster and Bassetlaw Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation
Setting up a Patient and Public Involvement (PPI) Group for ResearchLancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation
Post-Operative Nausea and VomitingMid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation
Injecting through tattoosMid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation
Collaboration Tools in a Clinical SettingDorset Healthcare University NHS Foundation
Resources to inform an International Conference presentationYeovil District Hospital NHS Foundation
British Journal of NursingOxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation
Developing the nurse angiographer roleBuckinghamshire Healthcare NHS
More reliable disposable tonometer prism purchased for the cost of a cheaper alternativeBuckinghamshire Healthcare NHS
Establishment of a new Paediatric Home Enteral Feeding ServiceAshford & St Peter’s Hospitals NHS Foundation
Home birth teamDorset County Hospital NHS Foundation
Reduction in Blood Tests across RBCHNHS East
Research to support funding bid from NHS DigitalNorth Staffordshire Combined Healthcare NHS
Publications RepositoryAvon and Wiltshire Mental Health Partnership NHS
Signs of Elder Abuse coming into HospitalPortsmouth Hospitals NHS
Interview Preparation – how the library helps career developmentGloucestershire Hospitals NHS Foundation
Evidence to provide a factual explanation for delusionalDerbyshire Healthcare NHS Foundation
Cardiac sparing in breast radiotherapy Royal United Hospitals Bath NHS Foundation
Clinical SupervisionRoyal United Hospitals Bath NHS Foundation
Health Information Literacy training for members of the public in collaboration with local public librariesRoyal Brompton & Harefield NHS Foundation
Female urinary incontinence managementThe Whittington Hospital NHS
Development of a smartphone app for hand therapy patientsChelsea and Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation
Providing regular evidence updates to support clinical practice, research and educationLancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation
Literature search to support the Quality Improvement Academy explore Time banking for NHS professionalsWalsall Healthcare NHS
Literature search to support the Speech and Language Therapy team improve oral health of vulnerable patients on wards.Walsall Healthcare NHS
Impact of a literature search for Public Health LancashireLancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation
Impact of library services on European qualificationLancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation
Bladder over distensionBolton NHS
Parkinson’s service improvement bidUniversity Hospitals of Derby and Burton NHS Foundation
Clinical Change Management GroupUniversity Hospitals of Derby and Burton NHS Foundation
Reflecting on Supervision: writing a paper for publication and supporting mentoring and supervisionCambridgeshire and Peterborough NHS Foundation
Improving the uptake of medical device trainingNottingham University Hospitals NHS
Vismodegib for the treatment of Basal Cell CarcinomaChelsea & Westminster NHS Foundation
Librarian provides study skills training to build confidence and support career developmentPoole Hospital NHS Foundation
How can sleep quality be improved on ITU to prevent deliriumGloucestershire Hospitals NHS Foundation
Document Supply ServiceSurrey and Sussex Healthcare NHS
Trigger FingerSurrey and Sussex Healthcare NHS
Knowledge gained from information skills training sessionBirmingham Community Healthcare NHS Foundation
Literature search to inform patient careBirmingham Community Healthcare NHS Foundation
Use of dilating eye drops in children with Down’s syndromeUniversity Hospitals Coventry & Warwickshire NHS
Research into emergency hospital admissions for palliative care patientsUniversity Hospitals Coventry & Warwickshire NHS
Clinical Librarian Literature Searches for TB MDT: NutritionUniversity Hospitals of Derby & Burton NHS Foundation
Proximal radial head fractures East Cheshire NHS Trust
Improving confidence for training with latest evidence base updates.NHS East Dorset
Health literacy training sessionsPortsmouth NHS
Acupuncture ServiceRoyal United Hospitals Bath NHS Foundation
Pain ServiceRoyal United Hospitals Bath NHS Foundation
Blood pressure and oxygenation affecting the risk of pressure ulcer formationOxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation
Book-based interventions for mental health: using the Reading Agency’s Shelf Help booklist in peer participation groups at CAMHS ThurrockNorth East London NHS Foundation
Safer, BetterUniversity Hospitals of Derby and Burton NHS Foundation
Literature search to support an audit investigating length of stay and complications in elective hysterectomy patients at University Hospitals Birmingham  University Hospitals
Management of hypomagnesaemia in patients receiving platinum-based chemotherapyUniversity Hospitals Coventry & Warwickshire NHS
Literature search to inform policyBirmingham Community Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
Atypical presentation of progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathyUniversity Hospitals Coventry & Warwickshire NHS
Surprise case of invasive Cryptococcosis Portsmouth Hospitals NHS
Help with search skillsUniversity of
Pets As Therapy (PAT) Dogs projectUniversity of
An electronic “Library in a Box”, the future for reaching community teams with the latest evidence and resources?NHS East Dorset Library & Knowledge
Skin care in infants post stoma removal University of
Self-administration of Outpatient Anti-microbial Therapy (S-OPAT)Bodleian Health Care
Reflecting on Supervision: writing a paper for publication and supporting mentoring and supervision. Cambridgeshire and Peterborough NHS Foundation
How patients and public can be best included in service redesignGloucestershire Hospitals NHS Foundation
BMJ Best Practice supporting rotational rolesPennine Care NHS Foundation
Reducing unnecessary abdominal X-rays Doncaster & Bassetlaw Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation
Adhesive Capsulitis ManagementBolton NHS Foundation
Training self-care techniques amongst staff in a Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, and updating local guidanceCambridgeshire and Peterborough NHS Foundation
Promoting health literacy through health information drop-ins at public librariesNorth East London NHS Foundation
Research to determine the effectiveness of continual Hepatitis B boostersChelsea and Westminster Hospital NHS
Evidence search enables partnership working to create tier 2 weight management serviceNorth East London NHS Foundation
Poster presentation at national conference – physioUniversity Hospitals
Evidence Support for tribunal for An Education Health Care PlanCoventry & Warwickshire Partnership NHS
Does suction of saline in ventilated newborn infants cause (or prevent) barotrauma, lung injury or hypoxia?Birmingham Women’s and Children’s NHS Foundation
Scoping an app to measure driving performance in Obstructive Sleep ApnoeaRoyal Papworth Hospital Library and Knowledge
Evidence helps reshape approach to childhood obesity in ThurrockThurrock
Connecting people through a Living LibraryLancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation
Marketing study daysThe Christie NHS Foundation
Evidence to support the rationale of having a CPR manual override on electric hospital beds and case studies relating to the lack of CPR manual override on bariatric electric hospital beds.Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation
Preventing organisational risk from mobile device usageNHS East Dorset Library and Knowledge
Evidence to support meta-analyses and systematic review research into length of life of hip and knee replacementsNorth Bristol NHS
National Sepsis supportHampshire Healthcare Library
Zaky HandsGloucestershire Hospitals NHS Foundation
Anorexia and intimate relationshipsRoyal Cornwall Hospitals
PHT Publications RepositoryPortsmouth NHS