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LibrarySkills@UCL for NHS staff

A guide to information literacy and library skills for NHS staff from Trusts supported by UCL Library Services, to inform clinical practice, study and research.

Critical appraisal of a qualitative study

The following video (4 min 5 sec.) considers the background knowledge needed to critically appraise a qualitative study. Includes what critical appraisal means, and the tools available to help carry out critical appraisal.

Appraisal of qualitative research using a CASP checklist

The following video (3 min. 5 sec.) summarizes what to look for in a piece of qualitative research, and an introduction to the CASP checklist for qualitative research. 

Critical appraisal of qualitative research (webinar)

The following is a recording of a webinar, based upon the critical appraisal of qualitative research, using a CASP checklist: