UK ambulance services clinical practice guidelines 2016

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The new JRCALC UK ambulance  services clinical practice guidelines 2016 were published in April 2016.  Here is an example of how you should reference the new guidelines in your assignments:

In text (First cite):
…(Brown, Kumar, Millins, & Mark, 2016).
or
Brown, Kumar, Millins and Mark (2016) …

In text (Second and subsequent citations)
(Brown et al., 2016)
or
Brown et al. (2016)

In the reference list
Brown, S. N., Kumar, D., Millins, M., & Mark, J. (Eds.). (2016). UK ambulance  services

clinical practice guidelines 2016. Bridgwater: Class Professional.

Sources of Statistics for Health and social care.

Updated on 13 July 2016, this useful briefing paper  from The House of Commons Library provides excellent links to statistics on:

  • waiting times
  • Ambulance response times
  • hospital admissions
  • beds availability
  • screening programmes
  • adult and child social care
  • health and social care funding

Harker, R. & Baker, C. (2016). House of Commons Library: Sources of Statistics
Health and social care. Retrieved from http://researchbriefings.files.parliament.uk/documents/SN03843/SN03843.pdf

Journal of Paramedic Practice

We are still experiencing problems with linking to articles in the Journal of Paramedic Practice.  This occurs when you search using the articles & more tab in iFind.  At the moment in order to access the articles you need to search for the Journal name in iFind then follow the link for the year you need.  Our IT Team are working on solving this problem at the moment.  Any queries please get in touch – chhslibrary@swansea.ac.uk

iFind by Swansea University   Journal of Paramedic Practice

 

Accessing BNF and BNF for Children

You can access the British National Formulary (BNF) and the British National Formulary for Children (BNFC) for free using the links in Evidence Search

However if you are a placement student and you wish to download the app for the BNF you will need to follow these instructions to get a Username and Password.

You will need to:

Email: Rhys.Whelan@wales.nhs.uk

In the email please include the following details

  • Your Name
  • Your student email address
  • Course end date

Please get in touch if you have any queries.

New Human and Health Sciences books in the Library

We’ve been busy ordering new books and also ordering additional copies of highly used textbooks for you to access.  Please do let us know if you have any suggestions for books for stock, you can email us your suggestions using chhslibrary@swansea.ac.uk or pop past the Library and speak to one of the team.

You can find a list of new books added to stock by following the links below:

Health Sciences (Nursing, Paramedics, Midwifery etc.).  You can also find an interactive version of this new books list on Pinterest and on iFindReading.

Psychology.  You can also find an interactive version of this new books list on Pinterest and on iFindReading.

Social Work You can also find an interactive version of this new books list on Pinterest and on iFindReading.