Finding the Evidence Training

The Warner Library offers free training to NHS staff in MEHT and neighbouring Community and Mental Health Trusts. Training mainly takes place in the training room on the top floor of the Library, but training can also be held in departments if requested.


Finding the Evidence:  A half day course covering finding good quality healthcare information on the internet (including using Athens and finding e-journals),  searching for research in databases, and finding the evidence in the Cochrane Library database

Friday 15th September

Tuesday 24th October

Monday 13th November

Wednesday 20th December

9:30am  – 12:00pm

2:00pm – 4:30pm

2:00pm – 4:30pm

2:00pm – 4:30pm

 How to find Healthcare Literature – a step-by-step course on how to search for journal articles using NICE’s HDAS  (Healthcare Databases Advanced Search) Also includes how to plan your search. All dates take place in the CAL Suite, Warner Library

  • 2017 Dates:
Tuesday 12th September 3:00pm to 4:30pm CAL Suite
Wednesday 27th September 9:30am to 11:00am CAL Suite
Monday 23rd October 9:30am to 11:00am CAL Suite
Friday 27th October 2:00pm to 3:30pm CAL Suite
Thursday 9th November 10:30am to 12:30pm CAL Suite
Friday 24th November 2:00pm to 3:30pm CAL Suite
Tuesday 5th December 10:30am to 12:00pm CAL Suite
Thursday 21st December 10:30am to 12:00pm CAL Suite

If these dates are not convenient please contact us to arrange individual training, or to arrange database training for your team / department.


 Introduction to Critical Appraisal – learn how to critically appraise a piece of quantitative research. See the Critical Appraisal page here for details and useful resources.

2017 Dates:

Tuesday 22nd August 2:00pm to 4:00pm CAL Suite
Monday 25th September 10:00am to 12:00pm CAL Suite
Tuesday 3rd October 2:00pm to 4:00pm CAL Suite
Thursday 23rd November 1:00pm to 3:00pm CAL Suite
Wednesday 6th December 11:30am to 1:30pm CAL Suite

Contact Deborah Lepley if you wish to arrange Critical Appraisal training for yourself or your  team / department


Individual Information Consultations  can  be arranged by contacting Deborah Lepley.

Training for teams and departments can also be arranged.

To book a place, or to arrange individual or department training, please complete the comment form or email us

  1. victoria dennett
    April 29, 2013 at 3:56 pm

    Hi, would it be possible to book myself on your training course on 15.5.13, from 12.30 to 16.30 – Finding the Evidence? I am a band 6 midwife working in Broomfield currently. THank you for your time.

  2. broomfieldwarner
    April 30, 2013 at 9:30 am

    Hi Victoria. I will book you a place – check your emails for confirmation and further details. Thanks for getting in touch. Deborah

  3. Sue Jennings
    August 5, 2013 at 2:13 pm

    This is perfect thankyou,EE06 and EE05 are just what i need. I will check on dates as soon as i get my new off duty.

    • broomfieldwarner
      August 5, 2013 at 3:01 pm

      Hi Sue. If the dates aren’t convenient for you please get in touch and we can arrange individual training! Deborah

      • Sue Jennings
        August 6, 2013 at 9:35 am

        please what time is the EE06 0n sept 17th?I would like to try to do that one and then arrange a time for the EE05 ,since I recognize i am really out dated in this area and as part of my annual appraisal have vowed to update myself! Thankyou

      • broomfieldwarner
        September 4, 2013 at 9:26 am

        Hi Sue. EE06 is 12.30 – 4.30pm on Tuesday 17th September. Deborah

  4. Lydia Amah
    September 18, 2013 at 12:14 pm

    Hi Deborah, can you please arrange an individual training for me since all the dates and times are clashing with my lectures and not convenient for me. I am interested in all the training and hope you can fit me somewhere. Please I am available on the 20th and 27th of September. Hope to hear from you soon. Thank you

    • broomfieldwarner
      September 18, 2013 at 1:29 pm

      Hi Lydia

      Ian Wilkes from the Warner Library will be in touch via email to arrange some training for you.

      Thanks, Deborah.

  5. Maria Curtis
    September 21, 2015 at 1:54 pm

    Hi Deborah, can I attend the EE02 training on 23rd September? Maria

    • broomfieldwarner
      September 21, 2015 at 2:00 pm

      Hi Maria. I will reply by email – thanks for contacting us. Deborah

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