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Hello from East Lancashire's new Assistant Librarian

My name is Amy Ward and I’ve just joined the team at East Lancashire Hospitals Trust. I will mainly be supporting our Clinical Librarian with literature searching and outreach activities. I completed my library traineeship at the University of Bradford in 2014/15. This is where I got my first taste of health librarianship, shadowing the health studies librarian Donna delivering PICO research sessions to the students. I graduated from my MA in Librarianship in 2018 and I have previously worked in further and higher education libraries.…

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New Starter - Flora Chatt, Lancashire Teaching Hospitals

Having graduated with a History degree, I decided very quickly that I wanted to work in a library or archive setting. I’ve previously worked mostly in archives, first helping to organise the newly formed collection at Greene King (the brewing company) before moving on to a graduate traineeship at the Oxford University Archives. I moved up to the north west recently to start studying a part time MA in Archives and Records Management at the University of Liverpool.…

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New starter at York and our Health Information Week summary

This is a bit of a late ‘new starter’ post, as I actually started all the way back at the beginning of February! In my defence, it has been a very strange year…My name is Kathryn Aylward and I’m the new Assistant Librarian at York Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust.…

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New Starter - Iris (Mersey Care NHS Foundation Trust)

Hi everyone, I’m Iris and I’ve recently joined Andrew, Helen, Erica and Dawn at the Evidence Service in Mersey Care. I’m training to become a fully-fledged researcher, doing literature based discovery, this is my first time working in healthcare so everything is quite new to me.…

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