Current awareness services
Customised current awareness, latest research, and emerging evidence, straight to your inbox.
KnowledgeShare is a personalised information and current awareness service offered by Library Services for NHS staff.
It focuses on your professional and clinical interests to provide tailor-made evidence updates which arrive in your inbox at intervals you choose. The updates will include the latest articles, policy documents, reports, websites and guidance on your topics of interest. It’s designed to save NHS staff time and connect you directly to emerging evidence quicker.
KnowledgeShare is used successfully in many NHS library services nationwide and keeps staff up to date with the latest and most relevant information for their professional research, practice, and patient care.
You will soon be able to use KnowledgeShare to book training and request evidence searches directly from librarians.
Current awareness bulletins
Library Services has created current awareness bulletins in a variety of areas of interest across the NHS.
Current awareness and alerting services
You can sign up for bulletins or newsfeeds from various external organisations on a variety of topics or create your own alerts, using services that gather journal articles of interest together for you.
A large collection of healthcare eTOCs (online Tables of Contents from journals) sorted by speciality that allow you to tailor-make your own regular eTOC bulletin of relevant journals.
Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) newsfeeds organised by Health Topic, Age Group and Health Functions & Management.
Alerts from Healthcare Databases Advanced Search
Get HDAS updates on new content matching a specific row from a search strategy you've created. Alerts can be set to run at a number of frequency intervals, provide outputs in a number of formats and include differing levels of detail.
The largest free collection of scholarly journal Tables of Contents, JournalTOCS will alert you when new issues of your followed journals are published and send you the TOCs.
Email updates on the activities, news and views of the Kings Fund as well as The King's Fund Leadership Newsletter, Health Management and Policy Alert, Health and Wellbeing Boards Alert and The Integrated Care Bulletin.
NICE newsletters and alerts
News and alerts from the National Institute of Health and Care Excellence, including Surveillance report alerts, Medicines and prescribing alerts, Medicines and prescribing: important new evidence, Medicines awareness service, NICE News, Update for Primary Care and more.
NHS England Bulletins
Sign up to a range of email bulletins aimed at different groups of NHS and healthcare professionals. New Care Models Update bulletin, Chief Nursing Officer bulletin, Chief Scientific Officer bulletin, Learning Disability Update, Liaison and diversion bulletin, Specialised commissioning stakeholder newsletter and more.
READ by QxMD
You can use the app on your devices, set up emails and personalised alerts on the latest articles from the journals that interest you.
Transfusion Evidence Library Evidence Alert
The Transfusion Evidence Alert provides you with a monthly selection of the most important and newest publications around the world about blood transfusion and transfusion alternatives.
West Middlesex Hospital Current Awareness portal
A portal containing twenty separate specialty bulletins, plus a page containing links to another 11 bulletins, some of which are specialties, and some of which are specific topics.
WHO News via RSS
Public and global health information from the World Health Organization.