Obstetrics & Gynaecology

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)


Staff can access the following Obstetrics & Gynaecology 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 Obstetrics & Gynaecology 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 –UHB Discovery Tool


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

BMJ Best Practice


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

Clinical Key


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


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

Cochrane Clinical Answers

www.cochraneclinical answers.com/

Practical evidence for healthcare decision making.   

The Cochrane Library


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

CTG Tutor


Learning package designed for obstetricians, midwives and students.



Provides current, evidence-based information to support decision making at the point of care. Access via Athens.



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

Maternal Health Statistics


Covering maternal mortality, delivery care and antenatal care.

NHS Evidence


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

Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists


Work to improve the standard of care delivered to women, encourage the study of obstetrics and gynaecology (O&G), and advance the science and practice of O&G.



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