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Latest News & Current Awareness

We can provide you with personally tailored Current Awareness Bulletins. These ensure you're up to date in evidence based research in any topic of your choosing, including thelatest systematic reviewsand other articles,updated NICE guidance, and anypractice changing research. We currently provide a number of these bulletins for departments and individuals throughout the hospital. 

We also publish a 'Big Four Bulletin' covering latest articles and news of interest from the BMJ, Lancet, JAMA, and the New England Journal of Medicine. These  can be emailed to you weekly, or you can click ont link below. Please contact if you would like us to arrange of these bulletins for you.


Big Four Bulletin - Click here!

Bulletins by Department

These bulletins provide an overview of the latest evidence in each of the fields covered. We try and bring together the most relevant publications from a variety of sources, but make no claim to have included all possible material.

The bulletins are the property of the Library, University Hospitals Bristol NHS Trust. If you would like to distribute them beyond the Trust, please ask us first by emailing

Anaesthesia (Quarterly) January 2017

Burns November 2016                                    

Cardiac August 2016                           

Cardiac Nurses August 2016

CICU July/Aug/Sept 2016

Community Children's Nursing November 2016

Cystic Fibrosis November/December 2016

Dementia July 2016             

Emergency Department (adults) January 2017

Emergency Department (paediatrics) January 2017

Falls, Quarterly - Summer  2016

General Paediatrics (Bimonthly) January 2017

Gynaecology (Bimonthly) January 2017

Hand Rehabilitation, December 2016

Hydrotherapy, Quarterly - Winter 2016

Infection Control , Quarterly - Summer 2015

ICU July 2016

Medically Unexplained Symptoms (Liaison Psychiatry), Quarterly November 2016

 Musculoskeletal and Soft Tissue Clinic Winter 2016

NICU, December 2016

Obstetrics (Bimonthly) January 2017

Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, January 2017

Orthogeriatrics (Quarterly) Winter 2016

Orthopaedics, Quarterly - Summer 2016

Paediatric Allergy, January 2017

Paediatric Nurse Education November 2016

Paediatric Nutrition June/July/August 2016

Physiotherapy Outpatients, Nov/Dec 2016

PICU, January 2017

Radiotherapy, January 2017

Respiratory July 2016

Restorative Dentistry, December/ January 2017

Rheumatology, Winter 2016

Sexual Health July 2016

Grey Literature pages - coming soon!

Grey Literature is being increasingly recognised as an essential aspect of medical and clinical research but in many cases it still remains difficult to find, retrieve and assess. The Grey Literature pages will guide you through this tricky area to help you find appropriate and reliable evidence to support your evidence-based practice