What's New

NHS Knowledge and Library Services Awareness Week 2021

14 June 2021

June 14th to 18th is the very first NHS Knowledge and Library Services Awareness week – celebrating the positive impact, that the work we do for you has on informed decision making and evidence-based care from board to bedside in all areas of clinical and operational healthcare.

Annual Survey - Chance to win a £25 Amazon Voucher

26 May 2021


We're Back!

19 April 2021

The physical library is once more open for business . We are working with reduced library staff, so please be patient with us.

LKS Outreach Newsletter - Issue 7

9 April 2021

Issue 7 of our newsletter for all our Community, CCG and General Practice staff is now available on our  Outreach page.

Launch of our new website

30 March 2021

Since our last Library Survey we’ve been working hard to bring you a new and improved website. You’ll see we’ve updated the overall look of the site and have a brand new logo, but our main aim has been to improve our current awareness service. You’ll be able to customise our new Knowledge Alerts so that you receive the information you want, when and where you want it. We also wanted to make it easier to access the resources that you use most frequently as well as improve how the site works and looks on your mobile devices.

Virtually here for you!

22 February 2021

We may not physically be in the library but we are still here for you.

MyCirqa App

18 February 2021

Don't forget that although the physical is library is closed you can still access your library account using MyCirqa app.

Covid-19 Knowledge Summary - 8 January 2021

8 January 2021

The latest issue of the Covid-19 Knowledge Summary, www.knowledge-nw.nhs.uk/media/news/2021%20Documents/08Jan.pdf, is now available. It features some of the latest guidance and reports to be published:  

Library Service Announcement

6 January 2021

From Wednesday 6th January 2021 the Library and Knowledge Service will close and library staff will be working from home until further notice. The library will still be accessible to anyone with 24 hour access but please remember to keep your distance from other library users and to wear a mask at all times.  If you use a PC please remember to clean the keyboard and mouse before use  . Email the library at: library@sthk.nhs.uk to request 24 hour access if you do not currently have it. You will be able to borrow and return books using the self-issue machine next to the counter. Please contact us if you need a reminder of your Reader ID and PIN. Library Staff will still be available via email and our

ClinicalKey for Christmas!

22 December 2020

We have bought all of you a present for Christmas!   You can now access a number of ClinicalKey collections via your computer or have access wherever you are by downloading the app to your device. Login with your NHS OpenAthens account to access a range of online books, journals and videos.



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