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Executive Update – 29th of July 2022

The Knowledge and Evidence Specialists at Somerset NHS Foundation Trust have updated their Executive Update Bulletin.

You are able to view the bulletin on the Book List and Bulletins page of the blog.

If you would prefer to have this bulletin delivered via email straight to your inbox, please contact the library.

For any help with accessing the information and resources held within this bulletin, please contact us.

Executive Update – 22nd of July 2022

The Knowledge and Evidence Specialists at Somerset NHS Foundation Trust have updated their Executive Update Bulletin.

You are able to view the bulletin on the Book List and Bulletins page of the blog.

If you would prefer to have this bulletin delivered via email straight to your inbox, please contact the library.

For any help with accessing the information and resources held within this bulletin, please contact us.

Executive Update – 8th of July 2022

The Knowledge and Evidence Specialists at Somerset NHS Foundation Trust have updated their Executive Update Bulletin.

You are able to view the bulletin on the Book List and Bulletins page of the blog.

If you would prefer to have this bulletin delivered via email straight to your inbox, please contact the library.

For any help with accessing the information and resources held within this bulletin, please contact us.

#HIW2022 – Arthritis

Today marks the last day of #HIW2022. And the final theme for the week is Arthritis.

Resources and information about arthritis can be found below:

Versus Arthritis:

Living with arthritis

Different types of arthritis

Information for young people

Real life stories on having arthritis

General Resources:

NHS – Living with arthritis

Patient – Different types of arthritis

Psoriasis Association – Psoriatic arthritis

 

 

#HIW2022 – Heart Healthy

Today’s theme for #HIW2022 is Heart Healthy

We all know about the integral part our heart plays in our body and the importance in keeping it healthy.  But do you know how to do this?

Resources and information about heart health can be found below:

General Resources:

NHS Health Check – What’s your heart age?

British Heart Foundation – Keep your heart healthy

AgeUK – 7 ways to boost your heart health

HeartUK – Healthy living

 

 

#HIW2022 – Media Literacy

Today’s theme for #HIW2022 is Media Literacy. Given everything that is going on in the world currently, and the ease and speed at which information can be spread through different media outlets – whether that we through the news or through social media, it is important that we all have information and resources available to us to combat misinformation.

Below are some resources that you might find of use.

Media Literacy Resources:

Future Learn – What is media literacy and why does it matter?

Books Available to Borrow from Us:
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Health Information on the Internet:

When looking at health information, you need to make sure what you are viewing is of good quality and from a reputable source. We’ve created a handy guide that talks you what to look for when trying to find health information on the internet. Finding Good Quality Health Information on the Internet It is important to know what to look out for, to make sure that the information you are viewing and digesting isn’t fake news.

How to spot fake news:

(https://repository.ifla.org/bitstream/123456789/167/2/how_to_spot_fake_news.pdf) 

Fact Checking Social Media:

Facebook

Twitter

YouTube

TikTok  

ICS Bulletin – June 2022

The Knowledge and Evidence Specialists at Yeovil Hospital and Somerset Foundation Trust have created a new ICS Bulletin.

You are able to view this bulletin on the Book List and Bulletins page of the blog.

If you would prefer to have this bulletin delivered via email straight to your inbox, please contact the library.

For any help with accessing the information and resources held within this bulletin, please contact us.

#HIW2022 – Kidney Health

Today’s theme for #HIW2022 is Kidney Health

We all know about the integral part our kidneys play in our body and the importance in keeping our kidneys healthy.  But do you know how to do this?

Resources and information about kidney health can be found below:

General Resources:

NHS – Keeping your kidneys healthy

Kidney Care UK

Kidney Research UK

Kidney Patient Guide

Resources for Children and Parents:

Info KID

Ready Steady Go – Renal

 

 

 

Executive Update – 1st of July 2022

The Knowledge and Evidence Specialists at Somerset NHS Foundation Trust have updated their Executive Update Bulletin.

You are able to view the bulletin on the Book List and Bulletins page of the blog.

If you would prefer to have this bulletin delivered via email straight to your inbox, please contact the library.

For any help with accessing the information and resources held within this bulletin, please contact us.

#HIW2022 – ‘Your Health’ Collection

Today we are excited to launch a new collection of resources. The ‘Your Health’ collection was created in partnership between Health Education England and The Reading Agency and comprises a selection of 10 books and 30 digital resources.

The books are available to browse and borrow from us.

Further information about the collection and the resources that are included can be found online Here.