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Keeping Up-To-Date

A guide to help you keep up-to-date with the latest Healthcare information

Stay abreast of the latest news in your field

Access current awareness bulletins and newsletters published on the web to keep yourself informed.  A number of health libraries across the UK produce current awareness bulletins. See the current awareness bulletins list

Current Awareness

Keep up-to-date with the latest health policy news and views by subscribing to St. George’s weekly Health E-News bulletin.

Current Awareness Services for Health (CASH)
Provides current awareness updates for health professionals across the primary, secondary and mental health care.

The content is added to the central CASH Database and made available to search or stream via RSS technology.

NHS England Bulletins
NHS England produces a range of bulletins aimed at professional groups such as nurses, GP staff and commissioners.To subscribe to the bulletin(s) of most interest to you, select a bulletin and complete the quick sign-up form to receive updates via email.

Public Health Evidence Briefings
PHE's Evidence Briefings are a summary of the best available evidence selected from research in order to answer specific questions.

Horizon Scanning Bulletins
A number of Horizon Scanning Bulletins are maintained by NHS Librarians in the North West, in collaboration with clinical experts.  The bulletins are particularly  useful for service redesign or commissioning. Current topics include

Cardio Diabetes Type 2 Falls Prevention
Child Health Dementia Orthopaedics
Child Mental Health End of Life Care Stroke

 

Joining a mailing list is a good way to ensure you don't miss out on key discussions around a topic. JISCmail  is a service designed specifically for the education and research communities and provides access to UK academic discussion lists. You can search or browse by subject category to find lists on a specific topic and subscribe to receive email alerts.