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

  • Academic Pediatrics
  • Archives of Disease in Childhood
  • Child Abuse & Neglect
  • Child Health Nursing Research
  • Children
  • Clinical Pediatrics Emergency Medicine
  • Contemporary Pediatrics
  • Education & Treatment of Children
  • Infant and Child Development
  • Journal of Adolescent Health
  • Journal of Paediatrics & Child Health
  • Pediatrics
  • Pediatrics & Neonatology
  • Pediatric Annals
  • Pediatric Nursing
  • Pediatric Obesity


Useful Websites

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

British Society for Paediatric Endocrinology and Diabetes

Supporting children with Endocrine disorders and Diabetes Mellitus. 

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.

The Cochrane Library

Full-text access to high-quality evidence such as SRs & RCTs. to  inform healthcare decision- making.

Institute of Child Health

The UCL Institute of Child Health and Great   Ormond Street Hospital. Research and teaching in children’s health.


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

NHS Evidence

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

Partners in Paediatrics

Improving the quality and accessibility of services for children across a range of areas.

Paediatric Clinical Guidelines

Scottish guidelines from Yorkhill hospital.

Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health

The college aims to transform child health through knowledge, innovation & expertise.

Resuscitation Council (UK)                                     

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


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