The 2021 LIHNN Christmas Study Day took place on the 8 December, unfortunately it was a virtual event again.

Click here for all the presentations

The LIHNN Service Development Awards

Gold Award Winner
Winter Book Promotion
Stacey Astill, Isle of Man

Silver Award Winner
Embedded librarian in urology department
John Gale, Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Bronze Award Winner
Creating awareness of information skills in ambulance services via journal publications
Matt Holland, LKA ASE; Michelle Dutton, Steve Glover Manchester University NHS Trust Library

The LIHNN Service Development Awards – Three Minutes of Mayhem

Embedded role trial aligned to specialty or departmental group
Sandra Johnson, Bolton NHS FT

Runners Up
Be Prepared! How knowledge & Library Services can support large scale simulation
Susan Smith, Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS FT

How Information Services at NICE keep up to date with new developments
Jenny Craven, NICE

The David Stewart Award Winner

This was awarded to Tracy Owen, Library Services Manager (Mersey Care NHS FT)


Poetry in Health Libraries
Lorna Dawson, Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS FT
Betty Doyle, Manchester Metropolitan University, Poet & PhD Student

 “Our presentation shares the journey of a recent pilot research project exploring whether health library staff experience ‘poetry anxiety’. Hear where the idea came from, what we found and poetry that was created as part of the process.”

Manchester Poetry Library
Martin Kratz,

This is the link to the YouTube video from Martin’s presentation: Imtiaz Dharker begins at 9 mins 42s

The LIHNN Christmas Quiz 2021

Quiz winners
First - Northern Care Alliance
Second – Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Third – Bolton NHS Foundation Trust

Quiz Questions and answers

With thanks to all our speakers and to LIHNN committee members for organising.