Operating Department Practitioners

Useful Links

College of OPDs at Unison

Day in a life of an ODP

HPCP standards of proficiency



These journals have direct links (but you will still need your NHS Athens username and password):  

BJS Open

For many other journals go to Browzine and log in with your NHS Athens username and password.

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).



Click here to see a selection of the books about ODP in the Trust’s libraries.

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.

Oxford Handbook of Clinical Surgery

Oxford Handbook of Perioperative Practice


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