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The Library and Knowledge Service has a number of ways to keep busy health care staff up to date with the steady flow of evidence. Below is a selected list of resources and services available for your use. For all resources visit the Library and Knowledge Service website.
To access most of the online resources listed you will need an *OpenAthens account. Register for your account at OpenAthens.
*Note: access may be limited to specific organisations; contact us for advice.
See the full collection of books at the library’s catalogue.
BMJ Best Practice This combines the latest research evidence, guidelines and expert opinion. Regularly updated, it draws on the latest evidence based research to offer step-by-step guidance on diagnosis, prognosis, treatment and prevention. Link to the App.
Cochrane Clinical Answers – clinically focussed research from Cochrane Reviews. Each CCA contains a clinical Q&A with data on outcomes relevant to healthcare professionals and links to graphics.
We provide access to various online exam resources, including BMJ OnExamination and PassMedicine. Full details are on our website at Study for Exams.
You can also access evidence-based nursing procedures at Clinicalskills.net or The Royal Marsden Manual of Clinical Nursing Procedures.
We provide evidence to answer questions about patient care, service improvement, research and clinical teaching. Recent searches relevant for Health Care Assistants include:
To request a search, please fill in the request an evidence search form.
Save yourself time and ensure you are up-to-date on the latest developments with KnowledgeShare, our award-winning current awareness service. It also links you with colleagues in other trusts to enable sharing of research and best practice for Health Care Assistants. You can log into KnowledgeShare with your NHS OpenAthens account or email us on email@example.com for more information.
See information on all our resources at the Library and Knowledge Service website.
Publication Date: August 2021