Training for NHS staff

We provide help and training in using a number of the best online information resources available to NHS staff. We offer both one-to-one and group training, which can be incorporated into induction programmes, team meetings, audit and study days if required.

Sessions can be tailored to suit the learning needs of individuals, groups or multi-disciplinary teams and be delivered at locations and at times convenient to you.

Contact Matt Cooper, Outreach Librarian for STH, to arrange an appointment for your team. Use the 'Book an appointment' button to arrange a one-to-one.

Email: Matt Cooper matt.cooper@sheffield.ac.uk
Phone: (0114) 222-7358 (external); 827358 (internal)

Workshops 2017/18

Finding the evidence to support your practice

The volume of information published in the biomedical literature is overwhelming. This 2 hour workshop will give hands on experience and equip you with the key skills to enable you to carry out successful literature searches.

  • Thursday 7 September 10:00 - 12:00
  • Monday 27 November 10:00 - 12:00
  • Monday 5 March 10:00 -12:00
  • Thursday 7 June 10:00 - 12:00

Critical Appraisal Workshop

Critical Appraisal skills enable you to assess the trustworthiness, relevance and results of publishes papers so that you can decide if they are believable and useful. This half day workshop will help you to understand the principles of critical appraisal and why you should do it and will also enable you to appraise published research and judge its reliability.

  • Thursday 14 September 9:30 - 13:00
  • Monday 4 December 9:30 - 13:00
  • Monday 12 March 9:30 - 13:00
  • Thursday 14 June 9:30 - 13:00

Places are limited so please book early to avoid disappointment.

To book on one or more of these workshops please use the calendar below: