Speech and Language Therapy
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 Speech and Language Therapy full text electronic journals through their Athens account from the ASK Discovery Tool
American Annals of the Deaf
American Journal of S-L Pathology
Journal of Communication Disorders
Journal of S, L and Hearing Research
Journal of Voice
Language and Speech
Language, Speech and Hearing Services in Schools
Patient Related Outcome Measures
Sign Language Studies
* 1 year full text embargo
This section lists some useful websites, organisations, professional bodies, and Patient information sites useful for Speech and Language Therapy professionals.
UK charity, helping children and young people, their families and their health 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
Lively site with a postal library service for a range of books and audio-visual material.
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.
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.
A targeted “current awareness” service for high impact documents in your area.
London Speech Therapy
Support for speech and language therapists working in the community.
24/7 portal available to all NHS staff and students to access nationally procured resources.
National guidance on promoting good health and preventing and treating ill health.
Trust Intranet SharePoint for relevant documents and information.
TRIP is a smart, fast tool for you to find high-quality clinical research evidence. Provided by Health Education England.