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LKC: Stay current

Welcome to the Cairns Hospital Library & Knowledge Centre, Cairns and Hinterland Hospital and Health Service

CKN access

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The Clinical Knowledge Network (CKN) website provides access to online resources for Queensland Health staff.

Staff can register for off-site access.

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LKC lists of resources

Lists of resources can be found on LKC Catalogue - Public Lists page.

Lists include new resources or specialist lists by topic or subject area.

Evidence updates (CAS current awareness services)

LKC Evidence Updates (CAS) provide links to the latest research and articles. CKN access is required to view links.

The evidence updates are not a comprehensive list on these topics. If you require a comprehensive search, contact LKC (Cairns & Hinterland or Torres & Cape HHS).

To receive the latest evidence updates via email: select Stroke OR Patient safety & quality from the online Evidence update CAS signup form.

Click on the tabs in this section to view the latest Stroke or Patient safety & quality evidence updates.

Other QH staff, please contact your local QH library for assistance with literature searches or CAS services.

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Evidence update topics

Available Evidence Update (CAS) topics available include:

Asthma  |  Continence  |  Coronary disease  |  Falls prevention  |  Geriatrics
Indigenous health  |  Mental health  |  Patient safety & quality | Pressure injury  |  Recovery  | Stroke

To be added to lists, complete our online signup form.


We can set up regular topic searches for specific subjects of interest to your practice. Literature searches are automatically run on the latest update of relevant databases (fortnightly or monthly) and the results are emailed to you.

Contact us via phone to discuss your requirements. OR complete a Literature search request form (link below) and tick that you'd like it send to you as regular alert.

eToCS (electronic table of contents) or journal issue alerts are available from most journal websites. You can set these up yourself. Request help using the form below, or call us on 07 4226 6679.

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Contact us

Contact us directly:

  • +61 7 4226 6679
  • Email
  • 08:30-17:00

Closed weekends and public holidays.

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Specialty (Subject) Guides

See also LKC or QH Library guides for further specialty or subject based information.

LKC News

All current news in available via our News blog.

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