Online resources

UpToDate- UpToDate produces a summary of What’s new in surgery



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

Annals of surgery

British journal of surgery

Patient safety in surgery

Plastic and reconstructive surgery


For many other journals go to My journals 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).



Recent books about  surgery in the Trust’s libraries.

These are recent books to help you through the MRCS 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.

Emergencies in Clinical Surgery

Handbook of Surgical Consent

Oxford Handbook of Clinical Surgery

Oxford Handbook of ENT and Head and Neck Surgery

Oxford Handbook of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Oxford Handbook of Perioperative Practice


Other Knowledge Guides


Breast surgery

Lower GI surgery

Upper GI surgery