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Tom Cudbertson - Hull University Teaching Hospitals - New Starter

Hello everyone, my name is Tom Cudbertson. I am brand new to libraries, although not to the NHS, having previously worked as an MDT Assistant in oncology, as a Medical Secretary and in Medical Records at Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust. When the opportunity to work in the Trust library appeared I reflected on myself and my skills, deciding to apply and fortunately being successful. I am enjoying learning about how health libraries work and the many different roles there are within them. I am currently building my customer service skills to make sure library users have a positive experience.…

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Hello from Jodie Reeve - New Starter

Hello, my name is Jodie and I have recently joined the team at Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust as a Trainee Knowledge and Resource Librarian. So far I have had a terrific start and I am looking forward to learning more about the role and all it entails.…

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Hello from Hannah Williams - new starter

I’ve recently joined the team at Leeds Community Healthcare Trust as a Library Trainee. My team have been so welcoming, and I feel very fortunate to be in a role where learning is constant and fully supported. I’ve managed to visit some of the other health libraries and their teams across Leeds in the last few weeks and look forward to meeting more in the future.…

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New Roles: New Horizons

I joined the team at North Cumbria Integrated Care in June 2021 as a Knowledge Support Officer. My previous experience as a Librarian was in schools where all teaching and learning was face to face in a pre-COVID world; suddenly the information landscape looked very different! In this new, virtual world enhancing my own digital skills in order to provide quality training and support was my immediate challenge. Research and networking being my top priority. New training tools and techniques proved to be an exciting opportunity for me and I was soon keen to share these new platforms and strategies with colleagues.…

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Hello from Danielle Davies - New starter

Hi everyone, my name is Danielle Davies and I have recently joined Mersey Care as an Evidence Reviewer (Assistant Librarian). This is my first role in health libraries, although I have previous experience of working in multiple academic and public libraries, as well as NHS and university administration. I have a good all-round knowledge of libraries from the many different libraries I have worked in, ranging from activities such as archives and special collections to collection management, cataloguing and providing information literacy sessions...…

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