Skip to main content Help with accessibility Skip to main navigation

Library Knowledge Services (North)

Cumbria and Lancashire

Cumbria and Lancashire Librarians is one of three patch groups (along with Cheshire and Merseyside and Greater Manchester) in LIHNN.

Purpose: To provide leadership in planning and developing co-ordinated services across Cumbria and Lancashire. To empower knowledge and library staff to deliver responsive quality focused services for health and social care staff by: 

  • Co-ordinating developments across Lancashire & Cumbria
  • Identifying and sharing good practice
  • Marketing library services – raising the profile of knowledge and library services

Group members: Members of the group include staff from health-related knowledge and library services based in the following organisations:

  • Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
  • East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust
  • Lancashire and South Cumbria NHS Foundation Trust
  • Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
  • North Cumbria Integrated NHS Foundation Trust
  • University Hospitals Morecambe Bay NHS Trust
  • NW Ambulance Services NHS Trust (occasional attendance as required)

Cumbria and Lancashire Passport Scheme 2021: This agreement between all NHS Health Libraries and HE institutions in Cumbria and Lancashire enables all NHS and HE staff and students from the participating institutions to access the collective health resources of the area.

Page Last Updated 24/09/2021