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About the Canterbury Medical Library Committee

The Canterbury Medical Library Committee advises the Librarian on the scope, planning, resourcing and functioning of the Canterbury Medical Library and related information services.

Members are encouraged to provide input on any aspect of the service by online submission.

Committee membership

University of Otago, Christchurch School of Medicine
Prof. Peter JoyceDean
Dr Jenny JordanResearch Fellow/Clinical Psychologist, Department of Psychological Medicine
Dr Margaret CurrieResearch Fellow
Mr Fionn MooreBusiness and Operations Manager
Ms Margaret WalkerHealth Sciences Librarian, Canterbury Medical Library
Beverley BurrellSenior Lecturer, Centre for Post Grad Nursing
Canterbury District Health Board
Warren HolmBusiness Manager, Corporate - CEO
Dr Chris DrennanRespiratory and Sleep Disorders Physician, Christchurch Hospital
Michael McIlhoneDirector of Nursing, Pegasus Health
Matthew ReidPublic Health Medicine Specialist, Planning & Funding Division


Meeting dates

4 October 2016 - Cancelled1pmRoom 712, 7th Floor, University of Otago Christchurch, 2 Riccarton Ave, Christchurch
1 November 2016 - Cancelled1pmRoom 712, 7th Floor, University of Otago Christchurch, 2 Riccarton Ave, Christchurch
 6 December 2016 - Cancelled1pmRoom 712, 7th Floor, University of Otago Christchurch, 2 Riccarton Ave, Christchurch


Terms of Reference

If you have any questions, please contact Canterbury Medical Library, on extension 80500.

Health Sciences library review

The Pro-Vice-Chancellor of the Division of Health Sciences of the University of Otago has established a working group to review the future of the Health Sciences library services.


Dr John Adams

Panel members

Northern Dean – Professor Peter Joyce
Northern Library Manager – Kareen Carter (Wellington)
University Librarian (or nominee) – Mr Howard Amos
OSMS Senior Academic with significant ELM role – Associate Professor Grant Butt
Senior Research staff member DSM – Professor Stephen Robertson
Dean of Pharmacy or Physiotherapy (or nominee) – Associate Professor Gill Johnson (Physiotherapy)
Health Sciences Business Manager (or nominee) – Philip Noye

Consultation documents

Email for a copy of the consultation documents

Consultation meetings, Christchurch, Wednesday 1st June 2016

The Review Panel visited the University of Otago Christchurch on Wednesday 1st June to allow UOC and CDHB staff to make submissions.

The following schedule of meetings were held at the University of Otago, Christchurch building.

GroupSession TimeVenue
Library Staff9:15am to 10:15amGround Floor Seminar Room
CDHB Staff10:45am to 1:00pmGround Floor Seminar Room
UOC Staff1:30pm to 2:30pm7th Floor, Room 710
Students2:30pm to 3:30pm7th Floor, Room 710
Open session3:30pm to 4:30pm7th Floor, Room 710

Written submissions

Interested parties are invited to make written submissions.

Submissions should be sent to the Review Secretary, Angela Robertson.

It would be appreciated if submission could be sent as soon as possible.

Note: The consultation document indicates that submissions were originally due by the 31 March but due to delays in arranging the Christchurch meeting submissions remain open.