Introduction to Literature Searching and Library drop-in sessions

Lancashire Care Library and Information Service

The Library and Information Service are offering face-to-face training sessions at the LANTERN Centre in Preston. We are providing an Introduction to Literature Searching group sessions.  Places are limited to 5.  Please see the attached details for information on dates and how to book on the course.

We are also offering drop-in sessions to help you getting started with Athens, accessing Library resources, journal articles, literature searches and more.

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Nursing degree apprenticeship: factsheet

Department of Health, December 2016

This briefing outlines information on the new nursing degree apprenticeship which will enable people to train to become a graduate registered nurse through an apprentice route.

Click here to view the factsheet.

In the red: student nurse debt

Unison, October 2016

This report finds that two thirds of NHS students have had to take on work on top of their studies in order to supplement their income. The proportion of medical and health students taking on extra jobs has risen from 61 per cent to 68 per cent in the last decade and 64 per cent of those surveyed say that working these extra hours is affecting their ability to study.

Click here to view the report.

Mental health promotion and prevention training programmes: Emerging practice examples

Public Health England, October 2016

This resource is a collation of emerging practice examples of mental health promotion and prevention training programmes available in England for the core and wider public health workforce. Its purpose is to support those who wish to commission or deliver such training as part of building a public health system capable of meeting the growing mental health challenge.

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Delivering high quality, effective, compassionate care: developing the right people with the right skills and right values

Department of Health, October 2016

The mandate to Health Education England (HEE) sets out the government’s objectives for HEE to provide healthcare education and training.reflects strategic objectives around workforce planning, health education and training and development.  The mandate looks at how the healthcare workforce can be developed to improve care for patients through education and training.

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Underfunded, underdoctored, overstretched: the NHS in 2016

Royal College of Physicians, September 2016

This report argues that the NHS in 2016 needs a new plan, designed to meet the UK’s health and care needs in the long term, and to value, support and motivate NHS staff. This would include an increase in the amount of funding and an increase in the number of medical students and doctors training to be hospital specialists.

Click here to view the full report.