Welcome

The Brighton and Sussex NHS Library and Knowledge Service supplies the evidence base to make decisions on:

  • treatment
  • patient care and safety
  • commissioning and policy

and to support lifelong learning, undertake research and drive innovation.

We work with staff and students at:

  • Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals
  • Sussex Partnership
  • Sussex Community
  • NHS Brighton and Hove
  • Public Health teams at Brighton and Hove and East Sussex
  • South East Coast Ambulance Service
  • and other local healthcare organisations. 

Contact us to find out more.

Forthcoming skills sessions

  • Oct
    18
    Understanding the evidence: Recognising bias
    The Library, Audrey Emerton Building - 10:30
    Part of our new series of bite-sized sessions focusing on how to understand the evidence.
  • Oct
    18
    Understanding the evidence: Interpreting statistics
    The Library, Audrey Emerton Building - 11:45
    Part of our new series of bite-sized sessions focusing on how to understand the evidence.
  • Oct
    18
    Better Networking with Twitter
    The Library, Audrey Emerton Building - 13:00
    How to use Twitter effectively for professional practice
  • Oct
    18
    Better Networking with Twitter
    The Library, Princess Royal Hospital - 13:00
    How to use Twitter effectively for professional practice
  • Oct
    21
    Reflective Writing for Nurse Revalidation
    The Library, Princess Royal Hospital - 14:00
    Workshop to introduce reflective writing and aid completing the NMC Reflective Accounts Form.
  • Oct
    21
    Finding Quality Health Information
    The Library, Audrey Emerton Building - 15:00
    Find authoritative healthcare research effectively and efficiently to support patient care, service improvement, research, professional development and coursework.
  • Oct
    22
    How to Read Qualitative Research
    The Library, Audrey Emerton Building - 09:30
    Critically read research papers in order to evaluate and understand the qualitative evidence
  • Oct
    22
    Video essentials: how to teach, assess and give feedback
    The Library, Princess Royal Hospital - 09:30
    This overview introduces the concepts and skills required to record anything on your screen and use it to teach, give feedback and reflect on your learning. *You need to be able to log into iris. Let us know beforehand if you need an iris login arranging.
  • Oct
    22
    Finding Quality Health Information
    The Library, Princess Royal Hospital - 14:00
    Find authoritative healthcare research effectively and efficiently to support patient care, service improvement, research, professional development and coursework.
  • Oct
    23
    Accessing journals with OpenAthens
    The Library, Audrey Emerton Building - 11:00
    Access all our online resources through your NHS OpenAthens account.
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  • Mill View Hospital
    Nevill Avenue
    HOVE
    East Sussex
    BN3 7HZ
  • Princess Royal Hospital
    Lewes Road
    HAYWARDS HEATH
    West Sussex
    RH16 4EX
  • Royal Sussex County Hospital
    Eastern Road
    BRIGHTON
    East Sussex
    BN2 5BE