Introduction to NHS Evidence

(Duration 1 hour)

Course Overview:

NHS Evidence is the one-stop shop for high quality health information (  NHS Evidence provides 24/7 access to high quality evidence including the latest research, review articles, clinical guidelines and much more. This course is ideal for beginners and those wanting an overview of online health information sources.

Learning Outcomes:

  • gained a clear understanding of the resources available via NHS Evidence including clinical guidelines, evidence based reviews, journals, e-books, images and patient information.
  • registered for an NHS Athens account and be able to distinguish between the freely available and subscription based resources available through NHS Evidence.
  • learnt how to perform a search on NHS Evidence; how to limit a search to search for specific resources and access full text information.


Very practical and interactive session’ (January 2013)

Interesting session’ (September 2012)

Very helpful’ (January 2013)