The Library and Information Service subscribe to a
number of e-Resources that you can access via your OpenAthens
account. For more information about OpenAthens go to Our
Knowledge and Library Hub
connects NHS staff and learners to high quality
knowledge and evidence resources, from journals,
books and databases, policy and management information
and research literature. It also has clinical decision support
resources including NICE Guidelines and BMJ Best Practice.
Cochrane Database is
recognised world-wide for its high-quality, independent evidence.
You can access it without your NHS Athens log-in.
Trip Database is a clinical
search engine which provides quick and and easy access to
high-quality research evidence to support your practice or
Emerald Insight - is a
database of articles on a range of subjects including: health
and social care, HR, knowledge managment and sociology.
UpToDate uses current
peer-reviewed resources to provide evidence based synthesized
information to answer clinical questions at the point of
care. Please note: you can record your
activity and collect CME points while accessing UpToDate.
You must register and access it through
OpenAthens to do so. Click on the Log In prompt at the top right
hand corner and follow the instructions.
BMJ Best Practice - is a
clinical decision-making tool, which uses the latest evidence-based
research, guidelines and expert opinion, to offer step-by-step
guidance on diagnosis, prognosis, treatment and prevention.
Reports - BMJ Case Reports is an important
educational resource offering a high volume of cases in all
disciplines so that healthcare professionals, researchers and
others can easily find clinically important information on common
and rare conditions. Instructions For Authors includes a guide on how to
prepare and submit cases. You will also need your Athens account
for access. For fellowship code details, contact the
library team: Our Libraries - Contact
123Doc Medical Exam is a
source of high quality online practice questions and revision
resources, tailored for junior doctors taking the MRCP, MRCPCH,
MRCPsych, PLAB and FRCA examinations. Use your OpenAthens login to
create an account.
Royal Marsden - find evidence based clinical
procedure guidelines and access them at work or at home.
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