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 Palliative Care full text electronic journals through their Athens account from the ASK Discovery Tool
Aging and Disease
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, The
British Journal of Pain
Healthy Ageing & Clinical Care of the Elderly
International Journal of Palliative Nursing
Journal of Pain Management
Journal of Palliative Care
Palliative Care: Research and Treatment
This section lists some useful websites, organisations, professional bodies, and Patient information sites useful for Palliative Care professionals.
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
Access full text and submit your own case report. Access via Athens
Clinical Key enables searching from a single platform across eBooks, e-journals, procedural videos, drug information, patient information and images. Access via Athens
EBM search feature from PubMed.
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 systematic reviews and randomised controlled trials (RCTs), to inform healthcare decision making.
Cochrane Pain, Palliative and Supportive Care
Palliative Care Database
A Library of published palliative care and end of life research as an annotated bibliography.
HEFT: Palliative Medicine
Trust Intranet A-Z access only.
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.
Occupational Health and Wellbeing Service
HEFT staff are supported by wellbeing initiatives across the Trust.
SCIE (Social Care Online)
Grief, loss and bereavement evidence and practice for health and social care practitioners
TRIP is a smart, fast tool for you to find high-quality clinical research evidence. Provided by Health Education England.