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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: 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

E-Books Collection


(Require Athens Registration)

E-Journals

Staff can access the following Nursing 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 Nursing professionals.

Anatomy TV

http://www.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

http://tinyurl.com/z795c8c 

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

BMJ Best Practice

https://bestpractice.bmj.com/

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

BMJ Case Reports

www.casereports.bmj.com/

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

Clinical Key

www.clinicalkey.com/

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

Clinical Skills.net

www.clinicalskills.net/

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

The Cochrane Library

www.cochranelibrary.com/

Full-text access to high-quality evidence such as systematic reviews and randomised controlled trials (RCTs). to  inform healthcare decision making.

Cochrane Nursing Care Field

http://cncf.cochrane.org/

Provides an evidence base for nursing care.

Dynamed 

https://connect.ebsco.com/

Provides current, evidence-based information to support decision making

KnowledgeShare

www.uhblibrary.co.uk

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

National Patient Safety Agency

www.england.nhs.uk/ourwork/patientsafety/

Practical information, tools and support to improve patient safety in the NHS.

NHS Evidence

www.evidence.nhs.uk/

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

Nursing and Midwifery Council

http://www.nmc-uk.org/

Ensuring nurses and midwives consistently deliver high quality healthcare.

Royal College of Nursing

www.rcn.org.uk/

Promotes excellence in practice and shapes health policies.

Resuscitation Council (UK)                   

www.resus.org.uk/                                         

The aim is the saving of life by improving the education of medical practitioners, nursing and other healthcare providers.

TRIP Pro

www.tripdatabase.com/

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