How well are we doing?

All staff who use our literature searching service or who attend one of our literature search training sessions are emailed a short
follow-up survey which provides us with valuable information on how well we are doing and the impact our services have made at UHSM.
Below is a breakdown of the survey results covering the period October 2016 to September 2017.



Literature Search Service Usage and Impact
October 2016-September 2017. Surveys sent out 66.
Received 13. Response rate 20%


Organisation 
 MFT 
92% 
 University of Manchester 
8% 

Breakdown of respondants by User 
 Allied Health Professional 
28% 
 Consultant 
8% 
 Nurse / Midwife 
23% 
 Doctor 
38% 
 Scientific & Technical 
8% 

The information was received on time? 
 Yes
100% 

The information satisfied my needs? 
 Strongly Agree 
85% 
 Agree 
15% 
 Disagree
0% 
 Strongly Disagree
0% 

The results of the literature search contributed or will contribute towards: 
 Patient care - patient care administration / records 
23% 
 Patient care - specific drug or therapy query 
15% 
 Patient care - rare condition or specific problem
31% 
 Patient care - audits/standards/guidelines
31% 
 Teaching - patient education
15% 
 Teaching - staff / students / colleagues (e.g. case presentations)
38% 
 Continuing professional development
38% 
 Research (personal) - planned or in progress
15% 
 Research (funded project/degree) - planned or in progress
0% 
 Publication - paper/review/report/book
31% 
 Changing my practice for the better
38% 

My overall experience of using the service was satisfactory?
 Strongly agree 
77% 
 Agree 
23% 
 Disagree 
0% 
 Strongly disagree 
0% 


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Literature Searching Skills Training Usage and Impact
October 2016-September 2017. Surveys sent out 47.
Received 9. Response rate 19%


Organisation 
 MFT 
100% 

Breakdown of respondants by User 
 Amin & Clerical 
11% 
 Allied Health Professional 
11% 
 Nurse / Midwife 
67% 
 Other 
11% 

The training I received has: 
 Improved my own searching skills 
100% 
 Raised my awareness of evidence based resources 
100% 
 Improved my ability to access resources
100% 

The training I received has contributed towards: 
 Patient care - administration/records 
11% 
 Patient care - specific drug or therapy query 
11% 
 Patient care - rare condition or specific problem
0% 
 Patient care - audits/standards/guidelines
0% 
 Teaching - patient education
22% 
 Teaching - staff/students colleagues
11% 
 Continuing professional development
67% 
 Research (personal) - planned or in progress
44% 
 Research (funded project/degree) - planned or in progress
0% 
 Publication - paper/review/report/book
0% 
 Cost improvement at UHSM
0% 
 Cost improvement - other
0% 
 Changed my practice for the better
44% 
 Other
11% 

My overall satisfaction of using the service was satisfactory? 
 Strongly agree 
44% 
 Agree 
56% 
 Disagree 
0% 
 Strongly disagree 
0% 


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