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RWT Library & Knowledge Services: Information Skills Training Programme

Guide for Library and Knowledge Services

Welcome to the Information Skills Training Programme

The Information Skills Training Programme aims to ensure staff have the skills and confidence to find and appraise published research in patient and management decision making. The use of evidence based information is critical to ensuring that patients receive high quality care and is noted in all major NHS strategies. Quickly searching for information requires an understanding of how information is stored and structured in different systems and the KnowledgeHub team can help and assist you in understanding this.

These sessions are available to all RWT Trust Staff and students on placement and focuses on developing the skills you will require to search for and use information to assist and support you in your job role. Each of the sessions lasts between 30 minutes to 2 hours and provides advice how you can use specialist online systems and databases to find high quality information. The sessions are aimed at all staff, however they are particularly relevant to staff undertaking research, grant applications, systematic reviews, guideline development or undertaking academic study. The sessions are delivered by MS Teams.

The courses include presentations/demonstrations, hand-outs and hands-on sessions. Other dates are available by request, either as one to one or bespoke group sessions via MS Teams. Therefore, if you cannot attend one of the sessions listed in this programme and you are interested in developing your skills then contact the library team on extension 85322 or email  or  select the registration request  form each item to book your place.

Autumn/Winter Sessions 2021/2022


Please let us know if you cannot join the session, please give us 72 hours notice.  This will allow the library team to offer the place to other participants should the session be over subscribed.

If you are attending the session in your work hours, you may have to complete the online study form. 


RWT Library & Knowledge Services Building 11, Wolverhampton Medical Institute, New Cross Hospital, Wolverhampton. WV10 0QP Tel: 01902 695322 E-Mail: Twitter: @rwtlibrary