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Current Awareness and Alerting Services

Library and Learning Resources have compiled a list of Current Awareness and Alerting Services links.

Mental Health
    1. Current Awareness Service for Health - Mental Health page 

      The Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) provides a range of alerting services and RSS feeds.  The Mental Health page of the service covers all aspects of mental health including care for mentally ill patients and service management.  Click here to subscribe to the Mental Health Newsfeed. 

    2. Mental Health and Social Care Bulletin (find the bulletin under Keep up to date)

      Produced by library staff and Norfolk and Suffolk Foundation Trust, this is a fortnightly bulletin covering news, reports, new publications, conferences and research.

    3. The Mental Elf
      This blog keeps up-to-date with reliable mental health research, policy and guidance.  Updates are posted every day with short summaries highlighting evidence-based publications relevant to mental health practice in the UK and further afield.


The current awareness services below are mainly sourced from the CASH web pages offering current awareness and newsfeeds that can be subscribed to.

1. Cancer 

The Cancer page covers both primary and secondary care, including screening, prevention, diagnosis and treatment.

2. Emergency Care

The CASH Emergency Medicine page includes newsfeeds and information covering all aspects of emergency care.

 3. Obstetrics and Gynaecology

 This page covers newsfeeds and content on various aspects of obstetrics and gynaecology, including contents page listings for major journals in the subjects.

 4. Super Six Bulletin (The six top medical journals)

This CASH Bulletin is produced weekly and aims to alert clinicians to major trials, original articles and reviews published in the big six journals - BMJ, JAMA, New England Journal of Medicine, Annals of Internal Medicine, Annals of Emergency Medicine and The Lancet. 

 5. Nursing and Therapy Services 

There are two bulletins available for the topics of Nursing and Therapy Services.

Nursing - The CASH Nursing page covers all aspects of health care nursing in any setting.  Click here for the Nursing Newsfeed.

Therapy Services - This page is produced by CASH and covers all aspects of therapy services including physiotherapy, occupational therapy, and speech and language therapy. 

Business and Management
  1. Health Services Management 
    This CASH current awareness page provides newsfeeds and bulletins for various aspects of health services management.  The content will tend to concentrate on the latest policy, guidelines and statistics depending on the focus.  See also information about Leadership and Workforce Issues.
  2. Commissioning
    This page covers various aspects of the commissioning of health services.  The content includes the latest policy, guidelines, statistics and commissioning news.   

RSS FeedKeeping up to date: RSS feeds and other alerting services

There are more than 30 alerting services and RSS feeds covering all aspects of healthcare available from the CASH (Current Awareness Service for Health) portal.

Click here to visit the CASH portal.

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