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Library Knowledge Services (North)

Service update for Public Health Resource Centre (PHRC), Leeds

Since September here at the PHRC we have continued to work collaboratively within our team and the wider Public Health workforce in Leeds to carry on delivering as much of our service as possible whilst keeping our library closed to visitors. Since you last heard from us Sally and Sadaf have been in the Resource Centre both together and separately as restrictions evolved and changed. We’ve certainly noticed a steady increase in enquiries and collections of resources, including most recently health models which we’re really pleased to be loaning out again. Our team continues to facilitate, and plan Want to Know More About sessions several times a month. WTKMA webinars have been incredibly popular, made all the more so by being recorded and available after the original ‘live’ session. We’ve had webinars on the Covid-19 vaccine, bereavement, child safety and physical activity to name a few and we have plenty more coming up, they’re included in this playlist…

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Public Health Resource Centre - Yearly update

In October 2019, Andy Moore joined the team from Leeds Public Libraries. His new role is a two year post as Digital Projects Officer and he will be working on three projects: to create digital content that share key public health messages with workforce; to update the PHRC website; and to make improvements to the PHRC’s library management system. In December, Sally Hughes started as our Health Improvement Resource Assistant. Sally arrives from Leeds Public Libraries and her roles in the PHRC are dealing with customer enquiries, issuing stock, compiling leaflet & poster orders, promoting campaigns and running our Instagram account and then of course there will be lots of project work that will come up to get stuck into.…

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