Trainee Nursing Associates

Online resources

NHS England

The Kings Fund

Nursing and midwifery council (NMC)

Social care institute for excellence

World Health Organization

Skills for care

Skills for health

Critical appraisal skills programme (CASP)

Palgrave study skills

Royal College Of Nursing Subject Guide For Nursing Associates

Royal College of Nursing Subject Guides- Royal College of Nursing has a vast selection of subject guides ranging from advanced nursing practice to women’s health. These subject guides provide key resources, books and journals relevant to each subject area. 


Important documents

Building capacity to care and capability to treat – a new team member for health and social care (2016)

Leading change adding value: a framework for nursing, midwifery and care staff (2016)

The Code: professional standards of practice and behaviour for nurses and midwives (2015)


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

British Journal of Healthcare Assistants

British Journal of Nursing

Journal of Wound Care

Practice Nursing

To access these and 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).

Books available in trust libraries

Books for Nursing Associates


Other knowledge guides

Nursing and midwifery

Study skills