Are you studying for work or exams? We’re here to help!

Here’s just a selection of the rich resources we have to help you develop your study skills. Explore our full range via our website:

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Web and other resources

Clinical  (NHS OpenAthens password required BSUH only)ClinicalSkills

An online educational resource in the UK to support training and best practice in clinical skills and patient care.


Royal Marsden

Royal Marsden Manual  (NHS OpenAthens password required BSUH only)

Evidence-based clinical skills and procedures related to essential aspects of a patient’s care.




AANATOMY.TVnatomy.TV by Primal Pictures (NHS OpenAthens password required)

Anatomy and physiology online, including interactive 3D models and narrated animations.



critical thinking

Cottrell S. Critical thinking skills: effective analysis, argument and reflection. 3rd ed. 2017







Talbert R. Flipped learning: a guide for higher education faculty. 2017





Hargreaves S. Study skills for students with dyslexia: support for specific learning differences (SpLDs). 3rd ed. 2016





for nurses

Boyd C.  Study skills for nurses. 2014






Bethell E. Pocket study skills: posters and presentations. 2014




pocket 2

Godgrey J. Pocket study skills: reading and making notes. 2nd ed. 2014




getting critical

Williams K. Getting critical: pocket study skills. 2nd ed. 2014




study skills handbook

Cottrell S. The study skills handbook. 4th ed. 2013




foundation degrees

Bedford D.  Study skills for foundation degrees. 2nd ed. 2013






jnl interprof

Journal of Interprofessional Education & Practice  (Kent, Surrey, Sussex NHS OpenAthens password required)




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Medical Education  (NHS OpenAthens password required)




jnl nurs

Journal of Nursing Education (NHS OpenAthens password required)





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