Library Resources

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Library resource guides

Dementia Resources [pdf] 981KB

Long Term Conditions Resources Guide (inc Public Library Resources).pdf [pdf] 1MB

Mindfulness Resources Guide pdf [pdf] 989KB

Reminiscence Resources - Guide.pdf [pdf] 1MB

Self Help Resources Guide [pdf] 770KB


Online resources

A range of online journals,healthcare databases and electronic books (eBooks) are available to all health and social care professionals from work or from home.


Healthcare databases

Online books  |  Online journals

Referencing information Additional resources


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The resources that are listed without a padlock icon are freely available.

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Additional resources


BNF BNFCpadlock

The British National Formulary (BNF) includes advice of clinical experts and is continually updated to reflect the latest evidence from credible sources worldwide. BNF provides up-to-date guidance on prescribing, dispensing, and administering medicines. You can access it for free via the internet (using your NHS OpenAthens account) or via an app (no NHS Athens account required).

The British National Formulary for Children (BNFC) presents essential practical information to help healthcare professionals prescribe, monitor, supply, and administer medicines for childhood disorders. You can access it for free via the internet (using your NHS Athens account) or via an app (no NHS Athens account required).


BMJ Best Practicepadlock

BMJ Best Practice is a decision-support tool for use at the point of care. You can access it free via the internet or via an App (an NHS OpenAthens account is required for both access methods). See our help guide [pdf] 229KB for more information about accessing this resource.


BMJ Simulation & Technology Enhanced Learning padlock

BMJ Simulation & Technology Enhanced Learning focuses on the use of simulation and technology as an educational method in all areas of healthcare education.


NICE Clinical Knowledge summaries

NICE Clinical Knowledge Summaries provides primary care practitioners with reliable sources of evidence-based information about common conditions managed in primary care.


Cochrane Library

The Cochrane Library includes the full-text of regularly updated systematic reviews.


Department of Health & Social Care

The Department of Health and Social Care publications library allows you to search for and download publications produced by the Department of Health and Social Care.


UK Data Service  padlock

The UK Data Service is a resource archiving and disseminating large-scale government, qualitative and other social science datasets.


Education Resources Information Centre (ERIC)

Education Resources Information Centre (ERIC) is sponsored by the Institute of Education Sciences and is the world's premier database of journal and non-journal education literature.


NICE NHS evidence search

NHS Evidence Search (NICE) provides access to selected and authoritative evidence in health, social care and public health. It brings together high quality evidence from hundreds of trustworthy sources, combining evidence on health, drugs and technologies, public health, social care, and healthcare management and commissioning all in one place.


My Oscar

OSCAR is a clinically led, partnership approach between NHS North Kirklees CCG, NHS Wakefield CCG and The Mid Yorkshire Hospital NHS Trust, developed to support clinical decision making at the point of care. More information and download links can be found here.


 Oxford Medicine Online padlock

Oxford Medicine Online is home to Oxford University Press' prestigious medical publishing, bringing together authoritative texts by world-renowned authors. These highly-regarded titles include the Oxford Textbook of Medicine and the Oxford Handbook of Clinical Medicine. With an NHS Athens account you can access over 130 eBook titles (access the full title list here [pdf] 110KB)


PEDro Physiotherapy Evidence Database

PEDro is the Physiotherapy Evidence Database. It has been developed to give access to bibliographic details and abstracts of randomised controlled trials, systematic reviews and evidence-based clinical practice guidelines in physiotherapy.


Royal Marsden Online Yellow padlock

The Royal Marsden Hospital Manual of Clinical Nursing Procedures, the definitive nursing text book is now available online with your Athens log in details.


Referencing information

Sheffield Hallam University referencing help

University of Bradford referencing help

University of Huddersfield referencing help

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