Welcome

What is KnowledgeShare?

KnowledgeShare connects healthcare staff with their local NHS library and knowledge service. With KnowledgeShare to find colleagues with shared interests, helping to spread innovation and collaborate on service improvement.

What can I do with KnowledgeShare?

Request evidence searches from your Library Service and access searches requested by colleagues elsewhere (where permission has been given).

Sign up for highly targeted evidence updates based on your professional interest, sent by your Clinical Librarian

Book onto Training and manage your bookings

Connect with colleagues based on shared professional interests

Who is eligible to use KnowledgeShare?

Anyone in Bedfordshire with an NHS OpenAthens password, Doctors, Nurses, Public Health, Community Healthcare Staff, GP and CCG staff and Practice Teams.

How do I access and sign up?

Via the KnowledgeShare Website. If you are a new user you can sign in with your OpenAthens password. If you do not have one, sign up at http://openathens.nice.org.uk/.  If you require assistance email library@ldh.nhs.uk

Forthcoming skills sessions

  • Jan
    23
    Introduction to Critical Appraisal of RCTs - 23rd January
    COMET Room 1 - 14:00
    This introduction to Critical Appraisal is aimed at the busy clinician or nurse who is new to this very important subject. Condensing this complex subject into a 3 hour session we will look at why we need to critically appraise published research, common types of bias and error frequently found in papers, and how to critically appraise a Randomised Control Trial.
library@ldh.nhs.uk East England
  • Bevan Library
    Bedford Hospital
    Ampthill Road
    BEDFORD
    MK42 9DJ
  • The COMET Library
    Luton and Dunstable University Hospital
    Lewsey Road
    LUTON
    LU4 0DZ