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Fade Evidence Knowledge Centre

The Fade Evidence Knowledge Centre (Frequently Accessing Documents that are Esoteric) is an National Health Services library in the United Kingdom that specializes in grey literature. The Library serves the staff and students of the Liverpool Primary Care Trust but acts as the North West Grey Literature Service as well. The site provides a searchable catalogue, links to new books, reading lists, e-journals and articles (accessibility varies), health blogs, RSS feeds and podcasts.
Thursday, May 26, 2011

BEME - Best Evidence in Medical Education

The BEME Collaboration is comprised of a group of individuals or institutions committed to the promotion of best evidence in medical education. It achieves its goals through the dissemination of information which allows medical teachers, institutions and those concerned with pedagogical practices to make decisions based on the best evidence. BEME also aims to produce systematic reviews of medical education that reflect best evidence and works to create a culture of evidence-based medical education for teachers, institutions and national bodies.
Saturday, June 4, 2011

Core Collection of Dental Books

The first edition of the Core Collection of Dental Books is now available. This new title, edited by Roger Farbey, Head of Library & Knowledge Services at the British Dental Association, is a welcome addition to the Core Collections series. The print version has been published by Tomlinsons.. The collection, which has been produced using the Library Thing, is also available to view online at
Wednesday, July 18, 2012

Ganfyd - Get A Note From Your Doctor

Ganfyd is a British wiki initiated by doctors and medical students who use and to contribute medical knowledge to the commonwealth. Ganfyd stands for "Get A Note From Your Doctor". It is a collective reference tool for medical professionals and written with invited non-medical experts. Ganfyd can be read by anyone but only registered medical experts can edit the entries. Prominent sections include medical and surgical specialities, primary care, public health, laboratory specialities, diagnostic imaging, basic sciences and women's health.
Friday, April 29, 2011

European Portal for Action on Health Inequalities

This website has been developed and is managed by EuroHealthNet, a not for profit European network of organisations, agencies and statutory bodies working to promote health and equity by addressing the factors that determine health directly or indirectly. Equity Action is the EU funded Joint Action on Health Inequalities. The programme focuses on developing capability across Member States with a particular focus on developing knowledge for action on health inequalities, supporting the engagement of Member States, regions and other stakeholders in action to tackle the socio-economic health inequalities, sharing learning between Member States & other actors and supporting the development of effective action to tackle socio-economic health inequalities at a European policy level.
Thursday, December 15, 2011

Telehealth Evidence Database

This free resource is for anyone looking for information on telecare, telehealth and the management of long-term conditions. The database is updated weekly and holds 1,000 records of publications, journal articles and web resources.
Sunday, December 11, 2011

A framework for technology enhanced learning

This framework provides guidance to help commissioners and providers of health and social care deliver high quality, cost effective education, training and continuous development to the workforce for the benefit of patients through the effective use of technology as part of a blended learning process.
Sunday, November 27, 2011

Healthcare Quality Improvement Partnership (HQIP)

The work of the Healthcare Quality Improvement Partnership focuses on the following key strategic areas: Managing and improving the national clinical audit programme in England and Wales; developing quality improvement expertise through training and resources; building clinical audit and related programmes into commissioning, regulation and revalidation processes; helping quality improvement staff obtain professional status; and helping shape and form policy around quality improvement.
Sunday, November 27, 2011

Health at a Glance 2011: OECD Indicators

This sixth edition of Health at a Glance provides the latest comparable data on different aspects of the performance of health systems in OECD countries. It provides striking evidence of large variations across countries in the costs, activities and results of health systems. For the first time, it also features a chapter on long-term care. This edition presents data for all OECD member countries. Where possible, it also reports data for Brazil, China, India, Indonesia, the Russian Federation and South Africa, as major non-OECD economies. Publication announcement at:,3746,en_2649_33929_16502667_1_1_1_1,00.html#HTO
Wednesday, November 23, 2011

Mental Health Core Collections

The 2nd edition (December 2009) of a list of books on mental health for health libraries published on Library Thing by the Health Libraries Group (HLG) of the (British) Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals (CILIP). Print copies are available from Tomlinsons ( or you can view it online at
Wednesday, October 5, 2011