Archive for April, 2013

New Evidence Update from NICE

 We are pleased to inform you that an Evidence Update on Autism diagnosis in children and young people has been published.

This and other recent updates can be accessed on NICE Evidence Updates pages


April 29, 2013 at 1:08 pm Leave a comment

St. George’s Library NHS Open Day- Wednesday 22nd May

Staff are warmly invited to attend the university library’s first NHS Open Day on Wednesday 22nd May from 10.00-15.00.
Come along to our open house for hospital and community staff to:

  • learn more about NICE resources during free lunch time talks by Jane Moore, NICE Implementation Manager for London: 12pm & 1pm, 22nd May, Library Computer Rooms, 1st Floor Hunter Wing
  • meet the suppliers of NHS e-resources supporting evidence-based practice, lifelong learning and research;
  • enter a prize draw
  • meet library staff supporting all your health information needs
St. George’s Library
1st Floor Hunter Wing
When: Wednesday 22nd May, 10.00-15.00
For more information or to register your interest in Jane Moore’s lunch-time talks please email

April 25, 2013 at 9:32 am 1 comment

Trial access to Dynamed for St George’s NHS Trust


As part of a free trial from St George’s Library all members of St George’s NHS Trust now have access to DynaMed via EbscoHost.

What is DynaMed?

DynaMed is a medical information database designed to give you evidence-based information at the point of care…

Updated daily DynaMed  gives doctors, clinicians and medical students easy access to nearly 3,200 evidence-based clinical summaries covering:

  • Causes and Risk Factors
  • Complications and Associated Conditions
  • History
  • Physical Symptoms and Characteristics
  • Diagnosis
  • Prognosis
  • Treatment
  • Drug Information
  • Prevention and Screening
  • References (including Reviews and Guidelines)


How do I access DynaMed?


Need more help?

Our Pop Up Library will be at Atkinson Morley Reception on Wednesday 17th April between 12 and 2pm.  Our staff will be able to demonstrate and answer questions on DynaMed and other resources available from St George’s Library.

Alternatively email Karen John-Pierre for further information.

April 16, 2013 at 1:24 pm Leave a comment

The Cochrane Library unavailable from 9 pm this Saturday the 13th April.

The Cochrane Library website will be unavailable for up to 12 hours from 9 pm this Saturday the 13th April. This is due to essential maintenance of the site.

April 12, 2013 at 8:36 am Leave a comment

Pop Up Library Wednesday 17th April


Wednesday 17th April 12-2pm Atkinson Morley Wing reception 

Library staff will be popping up in Atkinson Morley Wing between 12 and 2pm next Wednesday (17th April) ready to answer any questions you might have about registering for the Library or using our Library services.  Do come along and see us for help and advice on searching for and accessing health information.

If you have any questions about this or future events please contact Karen John-Pierre (

April 10, 2013 at 8:45 am Leave a comment

New Evidence Updates from NICE

The latest Evidence Updates from NICE have been published. New topics are:
Multiple pregnancy
Self-harm longer term management,
School based interventions to prevent the uptake of smoking among children and young,

These are available on the NICE Evidence Update page where you can browse all updates by specialty or by date

April 9, 2013 at 2:42 pm Leave a comment

Problems with Proquest resolved

The recent problems with accessing Proquest resources should now have been resolved. NHS staff should find they are able to log in with their NHS Athens details. If you do have any problems with this resource please contact Karen John-Pierre (

April 8, 2013 at 8:43 am Leave a comment

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