A Society of Readers

Demos, November 2018

Demos carried out research over the summer of 2018 to assess the potential impact of reading on several great challenges of our time: loneliness, mental health problems, dementia and social (im)mobility. If left unchecked, this research shows, these challenges will grow into insurmountable problems. Could something as simple as reading truly make a difference when the scale of the issue is quite so momentous? The short answer is yes.

Click here to view the full report.

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New update service – KnowledgeShare

The Gosall Library, November 2017

The Library has a new alerts service which is available to all staff and students on placement at Lancashire Care.

KnowledgeShare is an online web-based current awareness system that is NHS OpenAthens password protected. We will create a profile of you in the system detailing your interests. Our KnowledgeShare notifications will be highly personalised and targeted to you.  Focusing on evidence that will change practice, and the latest publications on quality, safety, education and the patient experience, our aim is to bring you what you need to know and no more.

Click here to complete the form and send back to the Library to sign up.

 

Library Renaming Event – 28th June

Following the refurbishment of the Library last year we are holding a Renaming Event at the LANTERN Centre on 28th June to celebrate the re-opening and the renaming of the Library.  The Library is being renamed ‘The Gosall Library’ in memory of Dr Gurpal Gosall.  The Library will be officially renamed by Heather Tierney Moore and refreshments will be served.  All LCFT staff and students on placement are invited and we hope you will join us for this celebration.

Click here for further details.