NHS Knowledge and Library Hub

“Library staff helped me to navigate searches and find information quickly.  Carrying out research can be very testing at times, so having these amazing staff to help has kept me going. The support has been invaluable.”

NHS Knowledge and Library Hub

The NHS Knowledge and Library Hub connects NHS staff and learners to high quality knowledge and evidence resources in one place:

Hub helpsheet

HDAS: Healthcare databases advanced search
Medline, Cinahl, PsychInfo and other databases of articles on medical, nursing and healthcare topics.   Use these to find articles on a topic.  Login with your NHS OpenAthens account.

Check out our page on how to find articles for more information on how to search these databases, including videos and e-learning modules you can work through.

Anatomy TV
An interactive atlas of anatomy.  Move to different parts of the body, and move through the layers of the body from the skin inwards.  Login with your NHS OpenAthens account

BMJ Best Practice
The latest evidence-based information, whenever and wherever you need it.  It is a clinical decision support tool, structured around the patient consultation, with advice on symptom evaluation, tests to order and treatment approach.

#Once logged in you can register for a free personal account.   With a personal account you can  download the BMJ Best Practice app, track your CME/CPD activity and download certificates

For more information contact us or check the frequently asked questions

Clinical Knowledge Summaries (CKS)Quick answers to clinical questions. Clinical Knowledge Summaries are concise, accessible summaries of current evidence for primary care professionals. There are over 350 topics on the most common and significant presentations in primary care. They give trusted information to support safe decision-making and improve standards of patient care.  No password needed.

Cochrane Library
The Cochrane Library is a collection of databases that contain different types of high-quality, independent evidence to inform healthcare decision-making, including the Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews.   No password required.

NICE Evidence Search
NICE Evidence search finds selected, authoritative evidence in health, social care and public health.  No password needed