Training Courses

The Library team are available for individual and small group training.

All training currently takes place via  Microsoft Teams

Introduction to Evidence Searching – beginners

In this 1 hour session learn the fundamentals of creating a search strategy and how to successfully access the healthcare databases.

To book a session please complete our online form HERE


Evidence Searching – a refresher

If you have previously had some evidence searching experience or you are returning to study, the session will run through the fundamentals of evidence searching and can be tailored to your individual requirements.

To book a session please complete our online form HERE


Introduction to Library Services

Are you a new colleague? Haven’t yet had the opportunity to visit the Library? We can offer a one-to-one, small group or larger cohort induction session offering a overview of our services and resources.

We can create a bespoke induction sessions for specialty groups and cohorts ensuring we identify the most relevant resources.

To enquire about a group or bespoke session please email  or complete our booking form HERE

Health Literacy Awareness

Health Literacy: an introduction 30 minutes

This introductory session focuses on what health literacy is and how poor health literacy impacts you, your practice, the Trust and patient outcomes

Health Literacy: 60 minute accredited RSPH session

This session looks more deeply into impacts of poor health literacy at a national level and introduces some practical communication skills that you can take away and use immediately to support patient understanding.

Health Literacy: 60 minute practical skills session that looks specifically at TeachBack and Chunk & Check.

Looking for a bespoke session for your specialty or department? Get in touch and we’ll put a session together for you. Email

Critical Appraisal for beginners

Coming in 2022
Misinformation and Fake News

Coming in 2022

This session introduces you to the topic of misinformation and fake news and  provides you with resources, definitions, approaches, and strategies that you can use in your setting. This session provides participants with resources, tools, evidence and readings you can explore, with opportunities to apply what you have learned.

Last updated: December 31, 2021