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 April 2016 to March 2017.



Literature Search Service Usage and Impact
April 2016-March 2016. Surveys sent out 69.
Received 15. Response rate 22%


Organisation 
 UHSM 
100% 

Breakdown of respondants by User 
 Allied Health Professional 
40% 
 Consultant 
13% 
 Nurse / Midwife 
20% 
 Doctor 
27% 

The information was received on time? 
 Yes
100% 

The information satisfied my needs? 
 Strongly Agree 
73% 
 Agree 
27% 
 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 
13% 
 Patient care - rare condition or specific problem
27% 
 Patient care - audits/standards/guidelines
47% 
 Teaching - patient education
13% 
 Teaching - staff / students / colleagues (e.g. case presentations)
27% 
 Continuing professional development
27% 
 Research (personal) - planned or in progress
13% 
 Research (funded project/degree) - planned or in progress
0% 
 Publication - paper/review/report/book
20% 
 Changing my practice for the better
33% 

My overall experience of using the service was satisfactory?
 Strongly agree 
87% 
 Agree 
13% 
 Disagree 
0% 
 Strongly disagree 
0% 


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Literature Searching Skills Training Usage and Impact
April 2016-March 2017. Surveys sent out 43.
Received 13. Response rate 30%


Organisation 
 UHSM 
100% 

Breakdown of respondants by User 
 Amin & Clerical 
8% 
 Allied Health Professional 
23% 
 Manager 
8% 
 Nurse / Midwife 
54% 
 Other 
8% 

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 
8% 
 Patient care - specific drug or therapy query 
23% 
 Patient care - rare condition or specific problem
8% 
 Patient care - audits/standards/guidelines
15% 
 Teaching - patient education
31% 
 Teaching - staff/students colleagues
31% 
 Continuing professional development
65% 
 Research (personal) - planned or in progress
39% 
 Research (funded project/degree) - planned or in progress
15% 
 Publication - paper/review/report/book
8% 
 Cost improvement at UHSM
8% 
 Cost improvement - other
8% 
 Changed my practice for the better
47% 
 Other
8% 

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


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