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: www.evidence.nhs.uk
An Athens Self-Registration leaflet is available from the Education Centre Libraries at Good Hope, Heartlands, Solihull and Queen Elizabeth hospital
eBook titles are listed on the library catalogue www.base-library.nhs.uk. New eBooks are constantly being added, simply log on with your Athens account.
Choose your own eBooks by simply logging on with your Athens account at www.ebookcentral.proquest.com/
(Require Athens Registration)
Staff can access the following Health Management full text electronic journals through their Athens account from the ASK Discovery Tool
- British Journal of Healthcare Management
- Finance and Development
- Financial Planning
- Financial Services Review
- Healthcare Financial Management
- Health Care Management Science
- Health Care Risk Management
- Health Data Management
- Health Facilities Management
- Journal of Healthcare Management
- Journal of Nursing Management
- Management Today
- Marketing Health Services
- Nursing Management
- Quality Management Journal
- Risk Management
This section lists some useful websites, organisations, professional bodies, and Patient information sites useful for Health Management professionals.
ASK –Discovery Tool
This is a “Google” type tool enabling a “one search” for guidelines, eBooks, eJournals and full text articles. Access via Athens
Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA)
For employers in qualifying and developing management accountants.
Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD)
Professional body for those involved in the management and development of people.
Clinical Key enables searching from a single platform across eBooks, eJournals, procedural videos, drug information, patient information and images. Access via Athens.
The Cochrane Library
Full-text access to high-quality evidence such as systematic reviews and randomised controlled trials (RCTs). to inform healthcare decision making.
Department of Health
Health and social care policy, guidance and publications for NHS and social care.
Health Management Online
Scottish resources provided by the Health Management Library.
Health Service Journal
Resource for healthcare leaders. Topics covered include finance and efficacy, quality and performance, workforce, policy and regulation, service design and technology and information.
The King’s Fund
A charity that seeks to understand how the health system in England can be improved.
A targeted “current awareness” service for high impact documents in your area.
24/7 portal available to all NHS staff and students to access nationally procured resources.
Supporting foundation trusts and NHS trusts to give patients consistently safe, high quality, compassionate care within local health systems that are financially sustainable.
NHS Improving Quality
NHSIQ is the body for improvement across the NHS in England.
National guidance on promoting good health.
Practical information, tools and support to improve patient safety in the NHS
World Health Organization
Co-ordinates authority for health within the United Nations system.