Junior doctors

Online resources 


Northern Deanery/Health Education North East

Foundation programme curriculum

General Medical Council – Lots of resources here including:

E-Learning for Health

British National Formulary (BNF)


For all the journals available through the Library Service go to My journals and log in with your NHS Athens username and password.

Register here for an NHS Athens account

If you are looking for an article but you can’t find the full text online, fill in this request form, and we will obtain a copy of the article for you (there may be a charge for this service).

BMJ Quality Improvement

Northumbria Trust junior doctors can publish quality improvement articles in BMJ Quality Improvement Reports.  You can get  login details from the Patient Experience team. BMJ Quality is an online workspace that supports you through healthcare improvement projects and on to publication.


Books on The Foundation years

Practice questions and study guides for exams:





We have recently purchased a collection of Oxford e-books.  Click on the titles below to read the books online.

You will need an NHS Athens account (register here) to access these books online.

Oxford handbook of clinical medicine

Oxford handbook of clinical specialties

Oxford handbook of emergency medicine

Oxford Handbook for the Foundation Programme

Oxford Handbook of Clinical Diagnosis

Oxford Handbook of Clinical Examination and practical skills

Oxford Handbook of General Practice

Oxford Handbook of Medical Sciences

Other knowledge guides