Library resource guides
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 or via an app.
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 or via an app
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 the BMJ Best Practice user guide [pdf] 3MB for more information about accessing this resource.
BMJ Case Reports is an award winning journal that delivers a peer-reviewed, valuable collection of cases across all disciplines enabling healthcare professionals and students to find clinically important information on common and rare conditions easily. Access the archives using your OpenAthens log-in.
All Mid Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust staff and placement students can submit a case report for publication using the MY Staff Library Fellowship code (available from the library team).
NICE Clinical Knowledge Summaries provides primary care practitioners with reliable sources of evidence-based information about common conditions managed in primary care.
The Cochrane Library includes the full-text of regularly updated systematic reviews.
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.
The UK Data Service is a resource archiving and disseminating large-scale government, qualitative and other social science datasets.
Education Resources Information Centre (ERIC) is sponsored by the Institute of Education Sciences and is a database of journal and non-journal education literature.
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.
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.