Online resources

Royal College of Nursing  -representing nurses and nursing, promotes excellence in practice and shapes health policies.

RCNi Learning is a new accredited e-learning platform for student and qualified nurses (but you will have to subscribe /register)

Nursing and Midwifery Council

The Royal Marsden Manual Online Monthly Newsletter

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 healt. These subject guides provide key resources, books and journals relevant to each subject area. 

Journals for Nurses

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

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 for Nurses

Books for Preceptorship Nurses

Books for Mental Health Nurses

Books for Learning Disability Nurses

Books for Non-Medical Prescribing 

The new online 10th 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 on the Intranet A-Z. These short videos show you how to search, navigate procedures and chapters and illustrations 

The Great Ormond Street Hospital manual of children’s nursing practices is also available online with your NHS OpenAthens account


We have recently purchased a collection of Oxford e-books.  Click on the titles below to read the books online using your NHS Athens account. There are many other titles to explore click here to see more. 

Knowledge guides

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