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CHHHS Research in healthcare guide: Support

Research library guide for CHHHS staff

LKC COVID-19 arrangements
Library entry is limited to 40 people at any one time; clients must follow social distancing protocols and practice hand hygiene at all times. Do not visit the LKC if you are sick.

We are available from 8.30am to 4.30pm Mon-Fri; closed public holidays & weekends.

Research support and supervision

Cairns & Hinterland Hospital & Health Service Contacts

Dr Desley Harvey | HP Research Fellow, Allied Health | Cairns & Hinterland Hospital & Health Service

Tel. 07 4226 9706
Email CHHHS Allied Health Research

Dr. Janelle James-McAlpine | Research Support Officer | Cairns Clinical School | College of Medicine and Dentistry | Division of Tropical Health and Medicine | James Cook University | Cairns & Hinterland Hospital & Health Service

Email Janelle (JCU) | Email Janelle (QH)

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CKN access

Library research support services

The Library & Knowledge Centre (LKC) based at Cairns Hospital provides support to CHHHS & TCHHS staff undertaking research. Services include:

  • Document supply services and interlibrary loans; including loans from our collection
  • Training on how to use CKN, searching research databases and EndNote for referencing
  • Literature search services (we provide results to you - not applicable for private study)
  • Hospital computer access, small meeting rooms and quiet study areas

Please note, if your research is affiliated with a University, you may also be entitled to access their library services and collections.

Literature searching

We provide literature searches for patient care and safety, professional development, research and service development (work related).

For private study, we will coach you on how to plan and undertake a search using research databases. Contact us to make a time.

Database searching - Medline & PubMed

LKC Training calendar

Can't make these times?
Email us to book a time.

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