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 Pharmacy full text electronic journals through their Athens account from the ASK Discovery Tool
American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy
American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education
British Medical Journal (BMJ)
Canadian Pharmacists Journal
Drug Resistance Updates
International Journal of Pharmacy Practice
Journal of Basic and Clinical Pharmacy
Journal of Cytology
Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmacology
Journal of Pharmacy Practice and Research
Journal of Clinical Pharmacy & Therapeutics
JAPhA; Journal of Am Pharmacy Association
Pharmacoepidemiology & Drug Safety
WHO Drug Information
This section lists some useful websites, organisations, professional bodies, and Patient information sites useful for Pharmacy 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
Clinically important common or rare conditions. Browse recent cases by specialty, or locate videos and images. Access via Athens.
BNF (British National Formulary)
Authoritative and practical information on the selection and clinical use of medicines.
Clinical Key enables searching from a single platform across eBooks, eJournals, procedural videos, drug information, patient information and images. 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.
Directorate of Pharmacy Portal
A wealth of information including news updates and alerts, contact details, resources and guides. HEFT Intranet
A targeted “current awareness” service for high impact documents in your area.
Medical Dictionaries, Drugs & Medical Searches
Medicines and Prescribing Support from NICE
Support for QIPP, plus specific medicines advice on unlicensed and off-label drugs.
24/7 portal available to all NHS staff and students to access nationally procured resources.
Royal Pharmaceutical Society
Professional body for Pharmacists in England, Scotland and Wales.
TRIP is a smart, fast tool for you to find high-quality clinical research evidence. Provided by Health Education England.
UK Medicines Information (UKMI)
Supporting the UKMi network, including strategy, policies, clinical governance standards and training materials.