Our focus is to give NHS staff quick and easy access to relevant digital resources at the point of need, and minimise the time library staff spend managing resources and systems.
The workstream is led by Helen Bingham and Lucy Reid.
See the timeline of current resource discovery elements from April 2022-March 2023.
Helen Bingham, Head of Knowledge and Library Services [Resource Discovery]
Lucy Reid, Deputy Head of Knowledge and Library Services [Resource Discovery]
Alan Fricker, Knowledge & Library Hub Manager
Richard Bridgen, Knowledge and Library Services Development Manager [Resource Discovery], East of England and the Midlands
Hélène Gorring, Knowledge and Library Services Development Manager [Resource Discovery], London, Kent, Surrey & Sussex
Jenny Toller, Knowledge and Library Services Development Manager [Resource Discovery], South
Becky Williams, Knowledge and Library Services Development Manager [Resource Discovery], North
Fran Wilkie, Service Support Manager
Jade Brunt, Service Support Advisor
Ella Hale, Service Support Advisor
Sarah Barry, Programme Support Manager [Resource Discovery]
Contact the team at [email protected]
A video on the Knowledge for Healthcare Framework 2021-6 and the Resource Discovery workstream. It is narrated by Helen Bingham and was recorded in May 2021.
KfH and Resource Discovery
An introduction to the Knowledge for Healthcare Framework 2021-6 and Resource Discovery with Helen Bingham.
Transcript not available.
Media last reviewed: 5 September 2022
Resource Discovery Reference Group
The HEE Resource Discovery Team take advice from a wider reference group, whose membership includes NHS librarians, an HEI librarian, and colleagues from NICE.
Ensures work stream planning and activity reflects :
- the principles and values of Knowledge for Healthcare
- existing and emerging end-user and library staff needs
Puts in place processes to effectively capture and understand end-user and library needs
Ensures resource discovery and delivery activity at regional and local levels aligns and integrates with national strategy
Identifies trends and developments
Identifies and manage barriers and risks
Ensures effective communication and engagement
Promotes resources, systems and work stream outputs
Identifies and exploits opportunities for partnership working
See the reference group’s terms of reference and minutes from previous meetings.
Contact [email protected] for any of the group's documents in an accessible format.
Stephen Ayre, William Henderson and Gary Meades [KLS Managers] - East of England and the Midlands
Affra Al-Shamsi, Kaye Bagshaw, Rachel Cooke, Catherine Micklethwaite - London, Kent, Surrey and Sussex, South West
Vicky Bramwell, Steve Glover, Helen Swales and Suzanne Wilson [KLS Managers] - North
Alan Fricker [Higher Education Institutions]
Helen Bingham [HEE] - Chair
Lucy Reid, Hélène Gorring, Richard Bridgen, Fran Wilkie, Jenny Toller and Becky Williams [HEE]
Celestine Johnson and Mark Salmon [NICE]
NALROM and SINC
Both of these groups report into the Resource Discovery Reference Group.
NALROM manages the authentication and the National Lnk Resolver.
SINC manages the reciprocal inter-library loan and document supply scheme (INC) for NHS libraries in England.
NICE/HEE MoU Monitoring Meetings
A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) describes the respective responsibilities of the two organisations. It includes Key Performance Indicators. MoU monitoring meetings are held every quarter.
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