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Key practical differences for English and Welsh children’s services as a result of the Social Services and Well-being (Wales) Act 2014

Author: Ed Mitchell Type: Guide Publication Date: 21 January 2015 Photot: Gary Brigden In Wales, the introduction of the Social Services and Well-being (Wales) Act 2014 will replace, in parts, some of the Children Act 1989. This guide outlines the … Continue reading

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new End-of-Life Care guidance apps

                        The HELIX Centre has released Apps on the iTunes and Google Play app stores to provide End of Life Care Guidance to health workers on the front line. The apps are in response to work the HELIX Centre has … Continue reading

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The Welsh Health Survey

  The Welsh Health Survey (WHS) collects information about the health of people living in Wales, the way they use health services, and the factors that can affect their health. Previously conducted in 1995 and 1998, the current WHS series … Continue reading

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How to cite data from UK Data Service

New video  Data are a vital part of the scientific research process. By properly citing data in research publications, it not only acknowledges sources, it also makes it easier for others to find and use the data. Citation is also … Continue reading

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Your Care Sciences Librarian is now here 5 days a week . . . .

I’m delighted to announce that, as from 28th April 2014, I will be employed on a FULL TIME basis. My hours have changed from 18.5 to 37 each week (Monday to Friday). This means that I’ll be able to provide far … Continue reading

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eStream and BoB

USW operates two media playing systems, Box of Broadcasts and eStream. Both systems allow you to view television and radio programmes via the web, anytime and anywhere (within the UK). Go to the Library Channel to access and view http://studentlibrary.southwales.ac.uk/

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New Publications alert via the ‘Dignified Revolution’ newsletter

If you don’t already receive the ‘Dignified Revolution’ newsletter, then sign up here  info@dignifiedrevolution.org.uk . It’s always packed full of useful links to new resources, such as the latest reports and recommendations from the NHS,  . . . . Triangle of care – carers … Continue reading

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Thousands of years of visual culture made free through Wellcome Images

Over 100,000 high resolution images are now freely available through Wellcome Images. http://wellcomeimages.org/ The images are being released under the Creative Commons Attribution (CC-BY) licence. This means that they can be used for commercial or personal purposes, with an acknowledgement of … Continue reading

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How to book an appointment with your librarian . . . .

      Hello – Now that the start of term rush of inductions and workshops is over, we thought it would be a good idea to update you to some changes regarding who looks after what for the faculty of Life Sciences … Continue reading

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Making it easier to find full text articles on EBSCO databases

It’s now possible to look-up full-text article availability through FINDit from within search results – in our EBSCOhost databases such as CINAHL, SPORTDiscus etc. Once you’ve conducted a search you will see a full-text link if the article is available straight from the … Continue reading

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