Health News

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RSS feeds and email alerts

These are used to publish frequently updated information. Many medical resources use these to keep readers up to date. Look for links on your favourite web sites and sign up to be alerted about updates. For more information contact Jo Marsden, your Outreach Librarian.

Electronic Tables of Contents (Etocs)

Send email alerts from your chosen journals to your desktop as soon as new content goes online often with full text articles available using an NHS Athens password. Learn how to set up Etocs by contacting Jo Marsden, your Outreach Librarian.

Hitting the headlines

Behind the headlines provides an unbiased and evidence-based analysis of health stories that make the news. The service is intended for both the public and health professionals and endeavours to:

  • Explain the facts behind the headlines and give a better understanding of the science that makes the news
  • Provide an authoritative resource for GPs which they can rely on when talking to patients
  • Become a trusted resource for journalists and others involved in the dissemination of health news