Accessing online resources

For many of the resources listed below you will need an NHS OpenAthens username and password.

Resource Description Password required App available
BMJ Best Practice Point of care decision-support NHS OpenAthens (BSUH and Brighton and Hove practice and CCG staff) Free with NHS
OpenAthens (BSUH and Brighton and Hove practice and CCG staff).
Clinical Knowledge
Summaries
Summaries and synopses                 
Cochrane Clinical Answers Evidence based clinical questions and answers NHS OpenAthens
Cochrane Library Systematic reviews and trials               
MicroGuide Adult antimicrobial guidelines  Available for free
National Guideline
Clearinghouse
International guidelines                 
NICE Evidence Search Health and social care                          
NICE guidance NICE guidance                 Available for free
Trip Health and social care                 
UpToDate via Athens Summaries and synopses NHS OpenAthens (BSUH only)  
UpToDate via intranet Summaries and synopses              

 

 

Resource Description Password required App available
AMED via HDAS

AMED via Ovid

Allied health and complementary medicine NHS OpenAthens
BMJ Case Reports Peer reviewed case studies NHS OpenAthens (BSUH only)
Contact us to submit a case.
 
British Nursing Index (BNI) Nursing and midwifery NHS OpenAthens  
CINAHL Nursing and allied health NHS OpenAthens  
ClinicalKey Articles, guidelines, images, videos and books NHS OpenAthens Free with NHS
OpenAthens
Clinical Skills.net Clinical procedures
NHS OpenAthens (BSUH only)
EMBASE via HDAS

EMBASE via Ovid

Medical NHS OpenAthens  
ERIC
 
Education                       
Health Business Elite Health administration and management NHS OpenAthens  
HMIC via HDAS

HMIC via Ovid

Health management and policy NHS OpenAthens  
MEDLINE via HDAS

MEDLINE via Ovid

Medical NHS OpenAthens  
Oxford Medicine Online Medical e-books NHS OpenAthens (BSUH only)
PsycInfo Psychology and allied fields NHS OpenAthens  
Pubmed  Medical                      
Royal Marsden Manual Clinical nursing procedures NHS OpenAthens (BSUH only)        
Social Care Online Social care and social work
Registering gives you access to advanced search
 
SocINDEX Sociology NHS OpenAthens (Public Health Provider Organisations in Sussex and Social Care Provider Organisations in Brighton & Hove only)
Social Policy and Practice UK social policy NHS OpenAthens (Public Health Provider Organisations in Sussex only)

 

Resource Description Password required App available
Adult Drug Calculations  Learning module                  Available for free
BNF British national formulary
Free to NHS users
BNF For Children British national formulary Free to NHS users
Compatibility of Injectable Medicines  Learning module                  Available for free
Electronic Medicines
Compendium (eMC)
UK prescription and over-the-counter medicines Free registration  
Martindale:
The Complete Drug
Reference
Prescribing  NHS OpenAthens
MIMS  Prescribing Free registration to articles only Available to
subscribers only
NICE Medicines Information

Specialist Pharmacy Service Prescribing

TOXBASE National Poisons Information Service Free health profession department registration Free for NHS users  
Resource Description Password required App available
ClinicalTrials.gov From U.S. National Institutes of Health            
Cochrane Library Systematic reviews and trials                    
EU Clinical Trials Register EU clinical trials on medicines conducted in European Union and European Economic Area            
ISRCTN Registry International register                    
PROSPERO
International prospective register of systematic reviews  
 
UK Clinical Trials Gateway
Details of open UK clinical trials                   
WHO International Clinical Trials Registry Platform (ICTRP) Trial registration data sets
(not a clinical trials registry)

Resource Description Password required App available
Brighton and Hove Local
Intelligence
Local health data and intelligence
data.gov.uk Datasets from UK government            Over 300 apps – registration required
Department of Health UK policy, statistics and consultations                   
Health Statistics Landscape Where to find official UK health statistics [pdf].                    
Hospital Episode Statistics Hospital admissions, outpatient appointments and A&E attendance statistics           
National Centre for Health
Outcomes Development at the University of Oxford
National health outcome measures             
NHS Digital Statistics and data             
NHS South East Coast’s
Knowledge Management website
Local evidence and data analysis           
Office for National Statistics UK statistics on economy, population and society                   
Population Statistics UK population statistics             
Public Health England: Fingertips Public health outcomes framework
Public Health England: Obesity UK statistics and evidence
QualityWatch Independent scrutiny of quality of health and social care
UK Data Service Census Support
UK economic and social data Some data requires registration

 

 

Resource Description Password required App available
Anatomy of the Human Body by Henry Gray The Bartleby.com Gray’s Anatomy of the Human Body from the classic 1918 publication
Anatomy.TV by Primal Pictures   Anatomy and physiology online, including interactive 3D models and narrated animations NHS OpenAthens
ClinicalKey Images and videos NHS OpenAthens  
Clinical Skills.net Clinical procedural graphics NHS OpenAthens        
Health Education Assets Library  Images for health sciences education  
Honmedia Medical images and videos  
Images from the History of Medicine Images on the social and historical aspects of medicine  
MorgueFile  Free photo archive        
Oxford Medicine Online Videos, images, diagrams and charts  NHS OpenAthens (BSUH only)        
Public Domain Pictures Free public domain images        
Public Health Image Library  Public health photos, illustrations and videos  
Wellcome Images Images from the Wellcome Library

 

Website Description
Brighton and Hove Clinical
Commissioning Group
Wellbeing
Brighton and Hove Local Intelligence Local information, data and intelligence
Brighton and Hove Social Care Local information and resources on social care services
Health Promotion Training in Brighton and Hove Local courses
MyLife Brighton and Hove Directory listing local and national organisations and services to support everyday living
NHS Choices: Behind the Headlines Science that makes the news
NICE Evidence Search Health, social care and public health
NICE Guidance NICE Guidance
Public Health in Brighton and Hove Brighton & Hove City Council Public Health
Public Health England: Fingertips In-depth analysis of health related data in thematic Profiles
Public Health England: Obesity Public Health England obesity website
Public Health Image Library Public health photos, illustrations and videos
Social Care Online Social care and social work
SocINDEX Sociology – NHS OpenAthens required (Public Health Provider Organisations in Sussex and Social Care Provider Organisations in Brighton & Hove only)
Social Policy and Practice UK social policy – NHS OpenAthens required (Public Health Provider Organisations in Sussex only)
TRIP Database Health and social care

Website Description
Carer and patient information leaflets Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals Trust approved carer and patient information leaflets.
Choice and Medication Sussex Patient information about mental health conditions, treatments and medications.
Community Base Charity providing a home for community and voluntary groups in Brighton and Hove.
electronic Medicines Compendium (eMC) Patient information leaflets about medicines licensed for use in the UK.
ESCIS Provides information on local organisations, clubs and services across East Sussex and Brighton and Hove.
GOV.UK The official government website for citizens.
Healthtalk This site lets you share in other people’s experiences of health and illness.
MEDLINEplus® MedlinePlus contains extensive information about drugs and supplements, an illustrated medical encyclopedia, interactive tutorials, the latest health news, and surgery videos.
My Life Brighton and Hove Provides information to residents and professionals in Brighton & Hove.
NICE Versions of NICE guidance written for patients, carers and members of the public.
NHS Choices – your health, your choices This website helps people make choices about their health including finding and using NHS services. It also incorporates NHSDirect.
Patient UK Comprehensive, free, up-to-date health information as provided by GPs to patients during consultations.
The Patients Association A UK website including support groups, campaigns, a helpline and publications.
PubMed Health Information on prevention and treatment of diseases and conditions