Archive for March, 2011

Map of Medicine clarification

You may have  received a message regarding the loss of access to Map of Medicine in London this week.

This message referred to the ability to customise pathways locally.  General access to the map will still be available after 31st March.

To view generic pathways on Map of Medicine you can either search via NHS Evidence or access it directly via (You will need your Athens password to log in.)

What is the Map of Medicine?  For more information click here


March 31, 2011 at 3:45 pm 1 comment

NHS Health Information Resources pages

The earlier reported problems have now been resolved.

March 29, 2011 at 12:03 pm Leave a comment

NHS databases/health information resources site

Please note that the NHS Health Information Resources site currently down, due to a technical problem.  This means you may have problems accessing NHS Healthcare databases, NHS journals and other resources on these pages.  NHS Evidence seems to be running but is taking a while to retrieve pages.

The technical team are currently trying to resolve this issue.  If you are having difficulties please try again later.

Apologies for any inconvenience caused.

March 29, 2011 at 9:35 am Leave a comment

Comic relief

A big thank you to all who paid their Library fines on March 18th.   You helped raise £330.60 for Comic Relief.

March 28, 2011 at 11:01 am Leave a comment

Library User satisfaction Survey

How can we improve the quality of library and knowledge services for you?

St. George’s Library is running this survey of NHS users until Monday 11th April so we can monitor the services we offer you and plan for the future.

You do not have to provide your contact details, but if you do we can follow up any issues. We will also enter you into a prize draw for a £100 donation to a health charity of your choice and a £30.00 book token.

The survey runs until 11th April so please give us your views.

Many thanks for your time.

Click on the link below to start the survey

March 21, 2011 at 12:16 pm 2 comments

Extended Library Opening Hours and Self Service

From 1st April 2011 our new extended opening hours will be

Monday-Friday 8am-11pm

Saturday and Sunday 9am-9pm

Staffed hours are Monday – Friday 8am-6pm

Your Library is changing to self service only in the evenings and at the weekend

From 6pm weekdays and all day on Saturdays and Sundays you will be able to:

  • Come into the Library and use the study areas (with a valid ID card)
  • Borrow, return and renew books using the self service system and website
  • Pay your library fines using the self service system
  • Use computers, print and photocopy (with a valid network ID)

From 1st April the Library will be staffed by security after 6pm weekdays and at weekends so you will not be able to:

  • Enter without valid ID
  • Top up your printer account
  • Obtain a username and/or password
  • Have assistance with the computers,  photocopiers and printers
  • Borrow laptops
  • Make telephone enquiries

Our Library webpages give you lots of information to help you find what you need and access the resources available to you. To access this go to: and select ‘how do I?….guides’.

For help with specific queries, please contact Library staff during the day (by telephone 0208-725- 5466 or email 8am-6pm Monday to Friday.

Please report any problems to Library staff using the forms available from the Library Helpdesk or email  We will get back to you as soon as we can.

March 16, 2011 at 3:29 pm Leave a comment

NHS Evidence – site maintenance

The NHS Evidence site will be undergoing maintenance this evening (Tuesday 15th March) between 8pm and midnight. As a result the site may not be available during this period.

NHS Evidence apologise for any inconvenience caused.

March 15, 2011 at 4:43 pm Leave a comment

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