Admin & Clerical

Electronic Resources

The NHS subscribes to key healthcare databases, full text journals, e-books and more for its staff. To access these you need to have an Athens username and password. You can obtain one by self-registering at:

An Athens Self-Registration leaflet is available from the Education Centre Libraries at Good Hope, Heartlands, Solihull and Queen Elizabeth hospital

E-Books Collection

(Require Athens Registration)


Staff can access the following Admin & Clerical full text electronic journals through their Athens account from the ASK Discovery Tool

  • Advertising Age
  • British Journal of Healthcare Management
  • Clinical Data Management
  • Human Resources for Health
  • Information Today
  • Journal of Healthcare Admin Management

Useful Websites

This section lists some useful websites, organisations, professional bodies, and Patient information sites useful for Admin & Clerical professionals.

Admin Bank


Trust Intranet A-Z access.

Administration and Support Services

The support centre is divided into 3 main sections— working, learning and careers in NHS Administration.

Anatomy TV

The 3D anatomy resource features anatomical pictures that can be rotated, and layers can be removed in order to expose underlying structures.


Discovery tool: Discover and engage with high impact knowledge. Via your Athens account.


Training and personal development

Clinical Key

Clinical Key enables searching from a single platform across eBooks, eJournals, procedural videos, drug information, patient information and images.

Cochrane Library

High-quality evidence, e.g. systematic reviews and randomised controlled trial: RCTs

DH Data Thesaurus

Thesaurus of health and social care terms.


A wide range of courses are available to all Trust staff, including e-learning opportunities available via MOODLE.

Medical Dictionary—MedlinePlus

Also gives access to health topics.


Where guests and Bank Staff have access to a selection of courses from outside the Trust.

NHS Employers: GMS Acronym Buster

General medical services has a vast amount of acronyms.

NHS Evidence

24/7 portal available to all NHS staff and to access local and national procured resources from work or home.

NHS Professionals

A range of positions available.


TRIP is a smart, fast tool for you to find high-quality clinical research evidence. Provided by Health Education England.