Training Sessions



The Library offers FREE information skills training courses to help support you in work, study and research.

All courses are available to staff who work in the NHS in Gloucestershire and students on placement.



Critical Appraisal

An introduction to assessing the quality of evidence based resources.

See our toolkit to help get you started.


How to search the healthcare databases and find evidence based research.

Depending on level and experience, we can tailor a database training session to suit all abilities - from the novice to the librarian!

Nurse Associates

We offer a tailored session for Nurse Associates who want a little help to get to grips with finding evidence for their assignments, how to use library resources and confidence building with referencing.


Learn the importance of referencing, where to find help and guidelines, and how to use a referencing manager to assist you in your evidence gathering.


Designed for those going through NMC revalidation and needing extra guidance on Athens, searching for evidence and finding policies and guidelines.

Please contact the Library to book a session
or discuss your requirements

GRH 0300 422 6495
CGH 0300 422 3036