Current Awareness Services

Daily Health Bulletin: This is a daily (Mon-Fri) e-mail alert for NHS Libraries of key NHS, NICE and other health related organisations and government departments.…

Daily Health Bulletin:
This is a daily (Mon-Fri) e-mail alert for NHS Libraries of key NHS, NICE and other health related organisations and government departments. E-mail  to be added to the distribution list if you would like to receive this, stating ‘Daily Health Bulletin’ in the subject title.

Current Awareness Bulletins:
These are produced regularly, highlighting the key information from a wide range of sources and would be e-mailed out to you as a pdf document.

Click on the title below for a printable version of the bulletin that you are interested in:

Cancer Services Bulletin

Commissioning Bulletin

Dementia Bulletin

Infection Control Bulletin

Innovation & Improvement Bulletin

Maternity & Obstetrics Bulletin

Mindfulness Bulletin

Palliative Care Bulletin

Paediatrics Bulletin

Shared Learning Bulletin

Alternatively, if you would like to receive a regular e-mail with a pdf attachment of the most recent bulletin e-mail stating ‘Current Awareness Bulletins’ in the subject title and indicating which title(s) you would like to receive in the body of the e-mail, or download THIS FORM and return to the library at DRI or Bassetlaw Hospital.

Non-Medical Prescribers Bulletin – if you are a non-medical prescriber and would like to receive a copy of the Non-Medical Prescribers Bulletin that we receive courtesy of the library service at Mid-Yorkshire NHS Trust please complete the form indicated above.

Further bulletins will be available shortly – please keep a look out for further news.

e-TOC Alerts:
We are happy to set up e-TOC alerts for you on a wide range of subjects and topics see below for our most recent examples:

Emergency Medicine e-TOC Alert: September 2018

Rehabilitation e-TOC Alert:  September 2018

Topic Bulletins:

We are happy to set up monthly topic bulletins for your team on a wide range of subjects and topics – see below for an example:

SaLT Speech Current Awareness Bulletin – October 2018

Alternatively, we can help you set up your own using the following freely available service:

JournalTOCs –  – JournalTOCs is the largest searchable collection of scholarly journal Tables of Content (TOCs). This free service contains TOCs for over 24000 journals from over 2200 publishers. Sign up for free and:
– follow your favourite journals (up to 30 titles)
– be alerted when new issues of your favourite journals are published
– save and export articles
– save your searches

JournalTOCs has taken special care to include all the highest rated journals in their fields, ensuring quality results.

New Book Alerts:
Would you like to receive details of new books added to library stock in a subject area(s) that you are interested in?

Contact stating “New Book Alerts” in the subject heading and let us know which areas you would like to receive notifications about, or alternatively check the boxes and return THIS FORM to the library at either DRI or Bassetlaw.

Library Newsletter
We produce a quarterly newsletter to keep you up to date with changes in the library service, new resources, training & anything else we think you might need to know about us.

Donwload the latest issues below:

Knowledge and Library Service Newsletter Issue 4 Spring 2018

Knowledge and Library Service Newsletter Issue 3 Autumn 2017

The Knowledge & Information Portal is a service from Doncaster & Bassetlaw Knowledge, Library & Information Service to help you keep up to date with new knowledge on relevant healthcare subject areas and specialisms.

Each page contains a range of the latest news, via RSS, blogs and web sites, from relevant journals, specialist and subject specific collections and other sources. We cover over 30 different areas/topics of interest including, for example, Audit Support, Bariatric Surgery, Commissioning, Dementia, Health & Wellbeing, Health Management, Knowledge Management, Nursing, Orthopaedics, Paediatrics, Research and Statistics.

If there is an additional subject/specialism that you would like us to consider please let us know.

For further information or assistance on any of these current awareness services, please contact one of the staff members below:

Sarah Gardner
Clinical/Outreach Librarian
Tel: 01909 572950, or BAS. ext 572950


Dave Ashbey
Knowledge and Information Officer
Tel: 01302 642892, or DRI. ext 642892

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