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

  • Applied Radiology
  • Clinical Radiology
  • Current Problems in Diagnostic Radiology
  • Diagnostic and Interventional Imaging
  • European Journal of Radiology
  • JACC Cardiovascular Imaging
  • Journal of Clinical Ultrasound
  • Journal of Nuclear Medicine
  • Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology: JVIR
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging
  • PET Clinics   
  • Radiology Management
  • Radiology Research and Practice
  • Seminars in Ultrasound, CT and MRI
  • Sonography
  • Techniques in Vascular and interventional Radiology

Useful Websites

This section lists some useful websites, organisations, professional bodies, and Patient information sites useful for Radiology 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 Institute of Radiology

For everyone working in imaging, radiation oncology and the underlying sciences.

British Society of Skeletal Radiologists

For musculoskeletal radiologists in the UK.

Clinical Key

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

Cochrane Clinical Answers


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.

HEFT Radiology Directorate

A patient centred approach to continuous 24/7 service delivery. 

Institute of Innovation & Improvement

Facilitated local support and at-scale accessible learning activities and resources.


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.

NICE Guidance National guidance on promoting good health and preventing and treating ill health

Pediatric Radiology

A paediatric radiology and imaging digital library.


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