Group and one-to-one training

We offer a range of group and one-to-one training sessions including:

  • Discover E-books
  • Using the Knowledge Hub
  • Using your Athens password
  • Literature Searching for Nurses and Midwives
  • Literature Searching for Medical Staff
  • Literature Searching for AHPs
  • Library Resources For your Specialty
  • Using PubMed
  • Critical Appraisal
  • Health Literacy

View course descriptors and training dates.

We are happy to provide bespoke training and we can provide training at your place of work or online if that is more convenient - please contact us on library@tgh.nhs.uk if you have further requirements.

Online literature searching and critical appraisal training

e-Learning for Healthcare offers the following free training.

Introduction to Searching:

  • Where Do I Start Searching? 
  • How Do I Start to Develop a Search Strategy?
  • Too many results? How to narrow your search.
  • Too few results? How to broaden your search.
  • Searching with subject headings
  • How to search the Healthcare Databases (HDAS) 

Critically appraising the evidence base:

  • Introduction to Critical Appraisal
  • Introduction to Health Inequalities
  • Introduction to Critical Appraisal of Randomised Controlled Trials
  • Introduction to Interpreting Results for Critical Appraisal
  • Introduction to Critical Appraisal of Systematic Reviews
  • Introduction to Critical Appraisal of Qualitative Studies
  • Introduction to Critical Appraisal of Diagnostic Studies
  • Introduction to Critical Appraisal Tools