Interruption to ICT services Wed/Thur, 16/17 November between 2200 and 1000

Please note, due to essential maintenance work on the trust’s IT systems, library computers will be unavailable at these times. See the message below for further details.

‘In order to progress the server 2003 replacement project, Midlands and Lancashire Commissioning Support Unit IT Services will be carrying out essential maintenance work overnight on Wednesday 16th November from 22:00 until 10:00 on Thursday 17th November.

This will mean that between 10pm on Wednesday 16th November and 10am on Thursday 17th November, ALL of the trust’s IT systems will not be available and you will not have access to any IT systems during this time.  This will affect ALL clinical and administrative applications including Extramed Cris, Pathology, Radiology, PAS and shared drives.’

Please contact Lynda Cotterill, Library Services Manager, on 01625 663923 if you have any questions about library computers.

Is your PC ready for elearning?


If you’re about to start your Statutory and Mandatory elearning make sure you check your computer has all the necessary software installed before you attempt the course.  

By going to PC Checker at you will be able to verify your computer’s fitness to support the ESR elearning packages. If there are programmes missing or software that needs updating you will be able to contact the IT Service desk and have them installed. 

Don’t forget you can always complete your elearning in the comfort of the Staff Library where there are staff on hand to help you get started.