Perfect Care is underpinned by evidence. The Evidence and Library Service is a dedicated team of information professionals whose aim is to put evidence at the heart of clinical and corporate decision making within our organisation.

Our services include:

Access to around 12,000 online journals
Evidence reviews and summaries
Current awareness bulletins
Clinical decision making tools
• Group, team or individual inductions
Literature search training
Book loans and book ordering
Article requesting service

We have three staff libraries at the following bases:

At present we can only offer our services to staff, students and partner organisations of Mersey Care NHS Foundation Trust. For more information please visit

Evidence Services Facilitator - Dawn McGowan

Library Assistant - Sarah Cross

Evidence Reviewer - Danielle Davies

Evidence Reviewer - Nikki Stam

Evidence & Library Services Manager - Amanda Balaam

Evidence Services Lead - Tracy Owen


Patients' Library 

Librarian - Sandra Jump

Library Assistant - Jade Morgan

We offer an enquiry service, dealing with anything from straightforward requests for information, through to literature searches, to answer more complex or detailed enquiries.  

We provide one to one and group inductions for new starters and existing library members.

Email us to find out more at

Full membership of the library is open to all Trust staff, to social services staff who work within the Trust, psychiatry doctors on rotation within the Mersey Deanery area and to students, whilst they are attending courses run by the Trust or are on placement at the Trust. Proof of identity may be required.