Year in Review

I write this on my second-to-last day as a trainee in Torquay. Reflecting on my time here, I cannot believe  how quick it’s all been and how much I’ve managed to learn in such a short time. In my final weeks I’ve been working on our Summer Entertainment Campaign, where I get to deliver fiction … Continue reading Year in Review

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Critical Care Presentations

After seeing students come in and out of the library everyday, it was nice to be invited to their end of year presentations. For each set of presentations a librarian gets invited to help mark and this time I was free to shadow the whole 1/2 day event. On this course, each student wrote an essay/made a … Continue reading Critical Care Presentations

One Month In…

Yesterday marked the end of my first month at TSDFT. Since my last blog post I have: Completed hospital induction with over 100 other new clinical and non-clinical trust staff. Some highlights of this two day affair included: a 30 minute presentation on hand washing, multiple tea breaks, and learning how to lift boxes. Gone on … Continue reading One Month In…

Week One

I just finished my first week of work, and let me tell you, it has been a blur! I can’t believe how much has happened. My official title is “Graduate Library Trainee,” and I’m working for the Torbay and South Devon NHS Foundation Trust (library homepage). The library is located next to Torbay Hospital’s Horizon Centre, … Continue reading Week One