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Foundation degree in Service Improvement

There are lots of ways the Library Service can help Northumbria Trust staff while you are studying for your Foundation Degree in Service Improvement

Books and Journals

This is a list of books from your reading list in the local libraries

(The Handbook of work based learning in available as an e-book on the Trust’s intranet.  Just click on the link to access it when you are at work)

Search the Library catalogue for other books

Find articles at NHS Evidence My Journals – login with your NHS Athens password.

Learn more about how to use the Catalogue and the My Journals website here


Study Skills

Northumbria University’s Skills Plus website has excellent tutorials on independent study, writing assignments and thinking critically.


Study space and PCs

There is study space in all of the Trust’s libraries, and PCs you can use with your Trust ID and password.  To use the Libraries in the evenings or weekends, ask us and we will sort out access for you.


Ask for help

If you need help to find any books, articles or information, just ask one of the library staff.  We know how to track down that book or piece of information you need for your studies and would love to help you find it.