Comprehensive health information for the patient can be difficult to
find. This day is designed to help information specialists to assist the
patient, the nurse, the doctor and the medical student to fulfil their
different requirements, and to ensure that the patient is well informed
throughout their interaction with the health service.
Elizabeth Manero, Director, Health Link
Libraries as a source of power for patients
The role of libraries as providers of information, leisure and education
is well established but their role as empowering citizens is less well
understood. A discussion with particular reference to the Government
initiative for patients, Choice.
Sue Nicholson, Suffolk Libraries
'Information on Prescription'
An outline of the pilot project being undertaken by Suffolk Libraries
and funded by the Department of Health
Dr Tim Kenny
Health information on the internet - the good, the bad, and the ugly.
An overview and introduction to health information on the internet
Julia Doherty, Hey Nonny
Writing as a therapy: a personal view
An example of the use of the internet for a specific health related
"Cambridge University Medical Library - a day in the life of a Reader
A case study of the provision of information to doctors, nurses and
medical students at Addenbrookes Hospital, Cambridge.
Detailed brochure and Online booking:
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