Derick Yates (Associate)
Derick Yates has been in his current role as an Evidence-Based Practice tutor at Birmingham Women’s and Children’s NHS Foundation Trust for almost 20 years. During that time, he has trained clinicians, nurses, midwives and students from all backgrounds and at all levels of experience in information skills, particularly focusing on the first two steps of evidence-based practice, i.e. writing clinical questions and searching for information. Derick also leads the literature-search service providing literature searches to inform evidence-based practice and research and has been a co-author on several systematic reviews published in peer-reviewed journals or presented at conferences, and has been acknowledged (and gone unacknowledged) for providing literature searches for dozens of journal articles down the years.