There are lots of ways the Library Service can help you during your first months in your professional role.

Online Resources 

Department of Health
NHS Employers Guide To Preceptorship


Nursing and midwifery council

Allied Health:

Health and Care Professions Council

Chartered Society of Physiotherapy 


To search through our 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).

The Library has a wide selection of useful books and e-books to support your preceptorship:
Preceptorship books for Nursing and Allied Health
Study skills
Patient History Taking 

Study Skills

Northumbria University’s Skills Plus website has excellent tutorials on independent study, writing assignments and thinking critically.

The library also offers various services to help with study skills. Click here for more information. 

Study space and PCs

There is study space in all of the Trust’s libraries, and PCs you can use with your Trust ID and password.  To use the Libraries in the evenings or weekends, ask us and we will sort out access for you.

Ask for help

If you need help to find any books, articles or information, just ask one of the library staff.  We know how to track down that book or piece of information you need for your studies and would love to help you find it.