NHS eLearning Repository

find and share learning resources

The eLearning Repository is an extensible 'search and discover platform' to support the discovery and sharing of eLearning objects and learning resources held both within the Repository and at external locations.

This includes:
  • A discovery platform specifically for learning materials
  • A centralised repository of NHS eLearning assets and knowledge
  • A channel for the eLearning, mobile learning and simulation communities to publicise and share their works
  • An information product which allows the NHS community to shape and to contribute
  • A catalogue of local content (CoLC)

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A compendium of appraisal tools for public health practice (PHeLT)

Wed, 2015-07-01 12:35 -- fatima.almeda

The Canadian National Collaboratin Centre for Methods and Tools has produced a guide to evidence based public health and appraisal tools for public health. This guide provides a summary of different types of resources used in evidence based public health together with a list of appraisal tools appropriate to each resource type. The guide covers appraisal of:

qualitative research
quantitative research
systematic reviews
health services research
clinical guidelines

A scheme for evaluating public health interventions (PHeLT)

Wed, 2015-07-01 12:31 -- fatima.almeda

The National Public Health Partnership of Australia have created this schema for evaluation of public health interventions. The schema deals with the evaluation of documents reporting the effects of public health interventions as a whole, rather than breaking down into guidelines for appraising different publication types such as systematic reviews. The schema can also be used to appraise evaluations of public health interventions.

Critical Appraisal Skills Programme (CASP) (PHeLT)

Wed, 2015-07-01 12:28 -- fatima.almeda

The Critical Appraisal Skills Programme (CASP) website contains a series of checklists that help the user to assess the quality of different types of clinical research. Checklists available are:

Randomised Controlled Trials
Systematic Reviews
Cohort Studies
Case Control Studies
Economic Evaluations
Diagnostic Tests
Clinical Prediction Rules

Authority, Accuracy, Coverage, Objectivity, Date, Significance grey literature checklist (PHeLT)

Wed, 2015-07-01 12:18 -- fatima.almeda

A two page checklist of criteria against which grey literature publications can be evaluated. This checklist is a general list, not specific to any particular kind of grey literature document and therefore can be used to assist in evaluation of different types of un-published documents.

Briefing: What is copyright and how does it affect me? (PHeLT)

Wed, 2015-07-01 12:07 -- fatima.almeda

The NHF's Information Services team has produced this copyright briefing to provide you with some information on the basics of copyright, and answer some questions you may have on what you can and can't do within copyright law. This document provides a brief 2 page summary of a complicated legal area, and requires no prior knowledge on copyright to understand.

Critical appraisal (PHeLT)

Wed, 2015-06-24 13:25 -- fatima.almeda

Tools for critical appraisal of clinical publications are available for:

Systematic reviews
Diagnostic accuracy studies
Prognostic studies

The site also includes other useful tools for pooling and assessing published literature, such as a confidence interval calculator, hazard ratio calculator and examples and explanations of number needed to treat statistics.

Critical appraisal checklist for an article on qualitative research (PHeLT)

Wed, 2015-06-24 13:21 -- fatima.almeda

This checklist from the Department of General Practice at Glasgow University assists with the appraisal of qualitative research. The checklist guides the reader through the assessment of various aspects of qualitative research including sampling method, data collection and assesment and generalisability of findings.

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