LibraryNewsletter – July2020
‘The silver dark sea’ by Susan Fletcher is a tale set on the island of Parla, a remote community a two hour ferry trip from the mainland. Although it isn’t made explicit it has the feel of a Scottish island. The islanders are struggling to come to terms with the drowning of Tom Bundy when […]
COVID-19 – SARS-CoV-2 View full, regularly updated, details on our Coronavirus page – including resources for updating skills for frontline staff working in unfamiliar settings and PPE. In response to the outbreak several publishers and organisations are providing free access to their published articles and news related to #coronavirus NHS England – Knowledge for Healthcare […]
The KGH Book Club will meet ‘virtually’ on 13th July at 19.30. We will be discussing ‘Where the crawdads sing’ by Delia Owens For more details see the Book Club page.
The next Leadership Book Club will be on Thursday 23rd July – a virtual meeting at 8.00 pm. The Book to be discussed is ‘The Chimp Paradox’ by Steve Peters. More details are available at https://kghlibrary.koha-ptfs.co.uk/book-club/
Please note that the 10th edition of the Royal Marsden Manual is now available online – Please sign in with your KGH NHS OpenAthens account.
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We hadn’t read any short stories previously so Jane Gardam’s collection ‘The Stories’ was a departure for us. Gardam’s writing is lovely – full of detail and gentle humour and great insight. The stories are very English although covering a range of genres (domestic, fantasy, end of Empire) and settings (Yorkshire, Wimbledon, Hong Kong, Malta) […]
#WeCARE Open Office…is open! What is Open Office? It is a listening service creating a space for staff to come and talk through their thoughts and feelings in a non-judgmental, confidential and safe environment; A confidential and private space, away from the more formalised support structures within the hospital hierarchy; Validation of everyone’s emotions and experiences (positive […]
The Century Girls by Tessa Dunlop was published to coincide with the anniversary of the first votes for women in this country. It interweaves the stories of six very different women mainly born during WW1 who have celebrated their 100th birthdays in the last few years and gives a fascinating insight into the impact of […]
Library Newsletter 2020 – April
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