Online resources

Nursing and Midwifery Council
The Royal College of Midwives 
UpToDate produces a summary of What’s new in obstetrics 

Journals for midwives

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

British Journal of Midwifery
Nursing and Midwifery Research Journal (2020-present)

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).


The new online 9th edition of the The Royal Marsden Manual  of Clinical Nursing Procedures provides well illustrated procedure guidelines for nurses and students.  It is available from within the Trust without needing to log in from the link above.

Books for  Midwives


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.

Knowledge guides

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