From East Cheshire Trust to National Trust

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On 27 March, friends and colleagues took the time to say ‘goodbye and good luck’ to Angela Donnelly, manager of the Staff Library for almost 3 years.

Angela will be greatly missed by many library users for her generous support, innovative ideas, energy and enthusiasm.  Her notable achievements have included showcasing the artwork of our talented workforce, through exhibition at The Barnaby Art Festival in 2011 and 2012; achieving various NW and HR awards and steering the Library to attain its highest ever Library Quality Assurance Framework score.

It’s true to say that Angela won’t be sorry to say goodbye to her daily 90 mile round trip from her home near Wrexham.  Instead she will be working for the National Trust at Erddig, which is a mere 15 mins away.  We wish Angela all the best for the future and don’t forget to look out for her if ever you’re visiting Erddig this summer!

Latest BMJ news: 28 March 2013

Vitamin D sufficiency in pregnancy  readiconRobyn Lucas, Fan Xiang, and Anne-Louise Ponsonby
Taking the sting out of lumbar puncturePaul Rizzoli
What should clinical commissioning groups do on 1 April 2013?Clare Gerada
Future proofing the Quality and Outcomes FrameworkVeena S Raleigh and Niek Klazinga
Inaccuracy of forehead thermometersGervase Vernon
Evidence base needs to be developed for the whole process of end of life careSuzanne M Kite, Fiona Hicks, Elizabeth Rees, Claire Shepherd, and Christopher Stothard
Protests about having to structure time off to enable the NHS to work at weekends as it does in the week may be hypocriticalKevin J H Newman
The NHS working at weekends as it does during the week is a non-starterS Blair
Training of young surgeons would be problematic if the NHS worked at weekends as it does during the weekStephen Brearley
BMA calls for national launch of 111 urgent care hotline to be haltedGareth Iacobucci
Healthcare neglects effects of smoking among mentally ill people, says reportJacqui Wise
Study of genetic variants in common cancers paves way for targeted screeningGeoff Watts
Two thirds of Welsh district hospitals have higher than predicted mortality, figures showSusan Mayor
In brief
NICE recommends training programmes for parents to tackle children’s antisocial behaviourNigel Hawkes
Telehealth can be beneficial when used properly, say expertsBob Roehr
Would doctors routinely asking older patients about their memory improve dementia outcomes? NoMargaret McCartney
How do we know whether medical apps work?