East Dorset Library and Knowledge Service provides information services for all NHS staff working in East Dorset and especially for staff from Dorset Healthcare University NHS FT, Poole Hospital NHS FT and Royal Bournemouth & Christchurch NHS FT.

Our goal is to deliver clinical and outreach services so that NHS bodies, their staff, learners, patients and the public use the right knowledge and evidence to enable high quality care, learning, research and innovation to achieve excellent healthcare and health improvement.

Forthcoming skills sessions

  • Nov
    BMJ Case Reports
    Learning Resource Centre, Poole Hospital - 14:30
    Find out how you can get published with BMJ case reports - An important online educational journal that healthcare professionals, researchers and others can find clinically important information on common and rare conditions.
  • Nov
    Library, RBCH - 14:00
    In this session you will learn how to reference your written work. This includes: Plagiarism Difference between referencing styles How to reference particular resources e.g. book, journal article
  • Dec
    Basic Searching Skills
    Library, RBCH - 14:00
    Using Healthcare Databases to find journal articles. In this session we will cover: - Basic search terms - Expanding and narrowing your search - What do the results mean? - How to access full-text articles
  • Jan
    How to Read a Paper
    Library, Education Centre. Royal Bournemouth & Christchurch Hospitals - 15:00
    This Session, How to Read a Paper for Beginners, will cover: • What critical appraisal is and why it is important • Differentiating between different types of study • Different types of bias • The basics of statistical results • finding and using checklists for critical appraisal • Applying what you have learnt to everyday practice
library@poole.nhs.uk https://dorsetnhs.libguides.com Thames Valley and Wessex
  • Learning Resource Centre
    Lloyd Adams Building
    Poole Hospital
    BH15 2JB
  • Library, Education Centre
    Royal Bournemouth Hospital
    Castle Lane East
    BH7 7DW