Jenny Emmel - Corporate Support Librarian, Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust.

Jenny has worked in health librarianship since 2005 and has provided Information Skills Training throughout that time. She is a chartered member of the professional body of Library and Information Professionals (CILIP).

Ryan Ford - Assistant Librarian - Leeds Community Healthcare NHS Trust

Ryan joined NHS libraries in 2018 after working for a number of years in teaching. He is also a member of the professional body of Library and Information Professionals (CILIP)

Ingrid Francis Library and Knowledge Specialist – Primary Care - Leeds Community Healthcare NHS Trust

Ingrid has varied experience of NHS administration and library work. Ingrid has been an NHS health librarian since 2015 and joined LCH in November 2021.

Daniel Park - Assistant Librarian, Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust

Daniel has over 25 years of librarianship experience in health, education and the civil service. In addition to holding adult training qualifications he is also an Associate of the Higher Education Academy (HEA) and a Chartered Member of the professional body of Library and Information Professionals (CILIP).

Joel Kerry - Site Librarian, Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust

Joel has recently joined Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust after working in Public Libraries for the last 17 years. Throughout this time, he has extensive experience of delivering research and information skills training; and providing one-to-one support sessions.

He is also a Chartered Member of the professional body of Library and Information Professionals (CILIP).

Donna Murtha - Librarian, Leeds & York Partnership NHS Foundation Trust

Donna has worked in library for over fifteen years, first in public and academic sectors before moving onto NHS libraries in 2011. During this time she has regularly delivered 1:1 information skills training sessions.

Donna currently holds an Edexcel Level 3 Award in Education and Training, and a research Masters in Counter Terrorism.

Alice Stoba- Leeds & York Partnerships NHS Foundation Trust

Alice joined the NHS in 2018 and regularly provides training to both groups and individuals in her role as Librarian.  She studied E-learning during her Masters degree in Library and Information Management and plans on working towards an Edexel Level 3 Award in Education and Training. She is also a member of the professional body of Library and Information Professionals (CILIP).

Heather Steele - Library & Knowledge Lead, Leeds and York Partnership NHS Foundation Trust

Heather has worked in health libraries since 2009 and in her current role since 2016.

She is a chartered member of the professional body of Library and Information Professionals (CILIP), and holds an Edexcel Level 3 Award in Education and Training.

Helen Swales - Library Services Manager, Leeds Community Healthcare NHS Trust.

Helen has worked in health librarianship since 1996 and has provided Information Skills Training throughout that time.

She is a chartered member (MCLIP) of the professional body of Library and Information Professionals and holds a City and Guilds 7307 certificate in adult education.

Paul Twiddy - Library & Information Service Manager, Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust

Paul is a chartered member (MCLIP) of CILIP, the professional body for Library and Information Professionals. 

After significant experience as a business information specialist in both public libraries and the economic development sector, he moved into health librarianship in 2000. 

Paul has developed an interest in both quantitative and qualitative research methodologies, and, as well as healthcare database and other information skills training, his particular expertise is in training and supporting staff in developing their critical appraisal skills.