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Library Knowledge Services (North)

HCLU Team Members and Roles

We are a small team of 6 people. David, Linda, Dom and Gil all work full-time. Joanne works four days a week (usually Monday to Thursday). The office manager post is currently vacant.

David and Linda are based in Liverpool, Dom is based in Leeds, Gil in Manchester and Joanne in Newcastle. You can email the HCLU Team at hclu@lksnorth.nhs.uk or use the contact details below. 

 

David Stewart, BA (Hons), Dip.Lib, FCLIP

Director of Health Library and Knowledge Services North

Phone: 0774 702 1368

Email: david.stewart@hee.nhs.uk

  • Acts as strategic lead for ensuring Health Education England across the North discharges its responsibility to lead the strategic development of local NHS library and knowledge services (LKS)
  • Leads the implementation of Health Education England's Knowledge for Healthcare: development framework for NHS library and knowledge services across the North of England
  • Audits and assesses the quality and performance of NHS LKS on behalf of Health Education Engalnd across the North
  • Holds ultimate responsibility for the Health Care Libraries Unit, its staff and budgets, ensuring the Unit fulfils its remit and provides value for money

 

Linda Ferguson, BA (Hons), MA, FCLIP, Hon.FCLIP

Deputy Director of Health Library and Knowledge Services North

Phone: 0797 971 1908

Email: linda.ferguson@hee.nhs.uk

  • Leads the implementation of the NHS Library Quality Assurance Framework (LQAF) in the North
  • Audits and assesses the quality and performance of NHS LKS on behalf of Health Education England across the North
  • Works with the Director to implement Knowledge for Healthcareacross the North of England
  • Leads the national NHS LKS statistical collection and costing framework for LKS
  • Acts as professional lead on people management and development for health LKS staff within the area covered by Health Education England North including professional support, mentoringand Agenda for Change support
  • Manages the operation of the Health Care Libraries Unit including budget management, staff management and development and implementation of business processes

 

Post Vacant

Office Manager

Phone: 

Email: 

  • Enables the work of the team by providing efficient administration of:
    • the Unit’s finances,
    • policies and procedures and
    • the organisation of events and meetings

 

Dominic Gilroy, BA (Hons.), MA, MCLIP, Fed-IP (Adv Pra)

NHS LKS Development Manager

Phone: 07342 059099

Email: dominic.gilroy@hee.nhs.uk

  • Supports the development and improvement of NHS LKS in the North
  • Works with partners to deliver a CPD programme across the North
  • Represents HCLU and HEE and acts as first point of contact for NHS LKS in the North
  • Leads on the coordination of collaborative and regional e-resource procurement within the North

 

Joanne Naughton, BA (Hons.), PgDip ILM, MCLIP

NHS LKS Development Manager

Phone: 0750 060 4988

Email: joanne.naughton@hee.nhs.uk

  • Supports the development and improvement of NHS LKS in the North
  • Works with partners to deliver a CPD programme across the North
  • Represents HCLU and HEE and acts as first point of contact for NHS LKS in the North

 

Gil Young, BA (Hons), PgDip LIS, MSc HRM, Assoc CIPD, FCLIP

NHS LKS Development Manager

Phone: 0161 268 9565 or 0779 531 0852

Email: gil.young@hee.nhs.uk

  • Supports the development and improvement of NHS LKS in the North
  • Works with partners to deliver a CPD programme across the North
  • Represents HCLU and HEE and acts as first point of contact for NHS LKS in the North

Updated 29 April 2019