Welcome

When in doubt... go to the Library!

The Newcomb Library provides services to the staff and students of

  • Homerton University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
  • East London NHS Foundation Trust

We supply the evidence base to make decisions on

  • treatment
  • patient care and safety
  • pathway design, quality improvement & policy

Many of our services are available electronically. Library staff will assist you by e-mail or phone wherever possible.

Please contact us if you need help.

  • E-mail us at: huh-tr.newcomblibrary@nhs.net
  • Phone us on: 020 8510 7751

Forthcoming skills sessions

  • Oct
    31
    Reflective Reading Club
    IT Training Room, Education Centre, Homerton Hospital - 11:00
    This course is for all nurses and midwives, especially if you are approaching your validation date. By reading a topical paper and participating in a discussion, you can gain 3 hours of CPD time. The Reflective Reading Club is an interesting, easy and fun way of accruing CPD and you are allowed to attend two sessions in each revalidation period.
  • Nov
    05
    Making the most of E-Resources
    IT Training Room, Education Centre, Homerton Hospital - 10:30
    Discover the breadth of electronic resources available - includes introductions to ejournals, e-books and e-learning modules, point of care tools and Anatomy TV.
  • Nov
    18
    Searching the Healthcare Databases
    IT Training Room, Education Centre, Homerton Hospital - 11:00
    Using the NICE Healthcare Databases Advanced Search (HDAS) learn how to search Medline, CINAHL, Embase and other databases. Find out how to refine your searches, save your results and set up search alerts.
  • Nov
    26
    Reflective Reading Club
    IT Training Room, Education Centre, Homerton Hospital - 13:30
    This course is for all nurses and midwives, especially if you are approaching your revalidation date. By reading a topical paper and participating in a discussion, you can gain 3 hours of CPD time. The Reflective Reading Club is an interesting, easy and fun way of accruing CPD and you are allowed to attend two sessions in each validation period.
  • Dec
    06
    An Introduction to Twitter
    IT Training Room, Education Centre, Homerton Hospital - 11:00
    Learn how to share your experiences and insights with peer-professionals and promote your ward/service, whether you are new to Twitter or an experienced tweeter.
  • Newcomb Library
    Homerton University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
    Homerton Row
    LONDON
    E9 6SR