Pathology (Cytology, Histopathology, Immunology and Laboratory Medicine)

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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 Pathology (Cytology, Histopathology, Immunology and Laboratory Medicine) full text electronic journals through their Athens account from the ASK Discovery Tool

  • American Journal of Clinical Pathology

  • Analytical Cellular Pathology

  • Annals of Clinical and Laboratory Science

  • Annals of Diagnostic Pathology

  • Archives of Pathology and Laboratory Med

  • Cancer Cell International     

  • Clinics in Laboratory Medicine                  

  • Diagnostic Pathology

  • Histopathology

  • Human Pathology

  • International Journal of InflammationJournal of Clinical Pathology

  • Journal of Pathology 

  • Laboratory Equipment   

  • Molecular Medicine                                                                                                                            

  • Pathology

  • The Journal of Pathology: Clinical Research

Useful Websites

This section lists some useful websites, organisations, professional bodies, and Patient information sites useful for Pathology (Cytology, Histopathology, Immunology and Laboratory Medicine) professionals.

American Society for Clinical Pathology

Education, certification, and advocacy on behalf of patients, pathologists, and laboratory 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

Association for Clinical Biochemistry and Laboratory Medicine

Professional body dedicated to the practice and promotion of clinical science

Association of Clinical Pathologists  

To improve the conditions of pathology practice  and improve the status of Clinical Pathologists.

Association of Clinical Scientists

Promotes the study and practice of the application of science in the prevention, diagnosis and control of illness.

BMJ Case Reports

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

Cancer Research U.K.                      

Funding schemes for scientists and information about various research projects.

Clinical Key

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

Institute of Biomedical Science

Biomedical science within healthcare.


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

Lab Tests Online UK

Written by laboratory doctors and scientists to help patients understand tests that are used in diagnosis and treatment.

NHS Evidence

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

Pathological Society of Great Britain

Dedicated to enhancing high quality research and education.


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