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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 Neonatology full text electronic journals through their Athens account from the ASK Discovery Tool

Useful Websites

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

Anatomy TV

Access to 3D models of human anatomy. The anatomical models can be rotated and layers of anatomical details stripped away and added as required. Access via Athens

ASK –Discovery Tool 

This is a “Google” type tool enabling a “one search” for guidelines, eBooks, eJournals and full text articles. Access via Athens

BMJ Best Practice

Point of care, clinical decision making tool. Access via Athens.

BMJ Case Reports

Clinically important common or rare conditions. Browse recent cases by specialty, or locate videos and images. Access via Athens.

Child and Maternal Health Observatory

To improve decision-making for quality, cost effective services.

Clinical Key

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


More than 160 clinical skills procedures, all in a user-friendly illustrated format and regularly updated. Access via Athens.

Dynamed Plus

Provides current, evidence-based information to support decision making

Cochrane Neonatal Group

Disseminates EB reviews of the effects of therapies in neonatal/perinatal medicine.    


A targeted “current awareness” service for high impact documents in your area.

National Neonatal Audit Programme

Aim of informing good clinical practice in aspects of neonatal care.

NHS Evidence

24/7 portal available to all NHS staff and students to access nationally procured resources.

Neonatal Nurses Association

For nurses working in the neonatal field.

Perinatal Institute

The website provides information to all involved in the care of mothers and babies.

Resuscitation Council UK  

The aim is the saving of life by improving the education of healthcare providers.

Southern West Midlands Newborn Network

The Southern West Midlands Newborn Network aims to promote the best quality care for all babies.


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