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 January 2016 to December 2016.



Literature Search Service Usage and Impact
January 2016-December 2016. Surveys sent out 61.
Received 18. Response rate 29%


Organisation 
 UHSM 
100% 

Breakdown of respondants by User 
 Adim & Clerical 
6% 
 Allied Health Professional 
39% 
 Consultant 
11% 
 Nurse / Midwife 
22% 
 Doctor 
22% 

The information was received on time? 
 Yes
100% 

The information satisfied my needs? 
 Strongly Agree 
61% 
 Agree 
39% 
 Disagree
0% 
 Strongly Disagree
0% 

The results of the literature search contributed or will contribute towards: 
 Patient care - patient care administration / records 
6% 
 Patient care - specific drug or therapy query 
11% 
 Patient care - rare condition or specific problem
22% 
 Patient care - audits/standards/guidelines
44% 
 Teaching - patient education
11% 
 Teaching - staff / students / colleagues (e.g. case presentations)
22% 
 Continuing professional development
17% 
 Research (personal) - planned or in progress
17% 
 Research (funded project/degree) - planned or in progress
6% 
 Publication - paper/review/report/book
17% 
 Changing my practice for the better
28% 
 Other
5% 

My overall experience of using the service was satisfactory?
 Strongly agree 
83% 
 Agree 
17% 
 Disagree 
0% 
 Strongly disagree 
0% 


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Literature Searching Skills Training Usage and Impact
January 2016-December 2016. Surveys sent out 55.
Received 14. Response rate 25%


Organisation 
 UHSM 
100% 

Breakdown of respondants by User 
 Admin & Clerical 
12% 
 Allied Health Professional 
18% 
 Consultant 
12% 
 Doctor 
0% 
 Manager 
6% 
 Medical Student 
6% 
 Nurse / Midwife 
41% 
 Other 
6% 

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 
6% 
 Patient care - specific drug or therapy query 
24% 
 Patient care - rare condition or specific problem
18% 
 Patient care - audits/standards/guidelines
18% 
 Teaching - patient education
24% 
 Teaching - staff/students colleagues
29% 
 Continuing professional development
65% 
 Research (personal) - planned or in progress
41% 
 Research (funded project/degree) - planned or in progress
24% 
 Publication - paper/review/report/book
24% 
 Cost improvement at UHSM
6% 
 Cost improvement - other
6% 
 Changed my practice for the better
35% 
 Other
6% 

My overall satisfaction of using the service was satisfactory? 
 Strongly agree 
76% 
 Agree 
24% 
 Disagree 
0% 
 Strongly disagree 
0% 


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