These help you keep up-to-date in your desired area of interest by providing you with information regularly

Alerts can be set-up for individual journal titles (tables of contents), news from appropriate organisations andwebsites or they can be created within databases (such As CINAHL, Medline and Embase) by creating a search and then setting up and alert to email you when new articles are published.

Knowledge for Healthcare Current Awareness/Alerting Services Directory

How to set-up alerts from NHS databases

JournalTOCs Free journal table of contents alerting service

For further information on current awareness, see the following report for the Service Transformation Task and finish group Current Awareness Services – Final Report and Recommendations

Contact the Knowledge for Healthcare team on [email protected] for the report in an accessible format.

Page last reviewed: 16 June 2021