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Nursing & Midwifery for Healthcare Library: Keeping up to date

Healthcare Library Current Awareness Bulletin

Current Awareness Bulletins

Current awareness bulletins (CABs) provide a quick and easy way of keeping up to date in the field of nursing and midwifery.  CABs contain links to recent articles and research on various topics helping you stay abreast of current developments in specific areas.

Click on your area of interest below to open the CAB.  The PDF provides a list of titles that link to full text articles (membership of the Healthcare Library is required).

NIPEC Current Awareness

NIPEC Current Awareness

The Northern Ireland Practice and Education Council for Nursing and Midwifery (NIPEC) supports the development of nurses and midwives by promoting high standards of practice, education and professional development.

NIPEC compiles a current awareness newsletter (SCAN) each month comprising of updates and recently published articles.  The most recent issues can be accessed below.

Zetoc Alert

Zetoc is an excellent database and current awareness service run by the British Library.

You can set up a current awareness alert with Zetoc.  It will email you the contents pages of new issues of your favourite journals. It can also send you the details of new articles on topics of your choice.

To access Zetoc, click on the link below and when prompted, log in with your library username and password.

Zetoc Alert 

‚ÄčIf you want to learn how to set up a Zetoc Alert, you can view the short video below. (Click the square in the bottom right corner to view it full-screen).