AMED (Athens required)
The Allied and Complementary Medicine Database (AMED) is a unique bibliographic database produced by the Health Care Information Service of the British Library. It covers a selection of journals in complementary medicine, palliative care, and several professions allied to medicine.
A searchable database of evidence-based answers to real-life clinical questions, with details of courses and teaching materials.
BNF and BNF for Children (No Athens required)
Official website of the British National Formularies, providing UK healthcare professionals with authoritative and practical information on the selection and clinicial use of medicines. No Athens password required. Access via link or download free app available on App Store and Google Play.
BNI (Athens required)
The British Nursing Index (BNI) is a bibliographic database that indexes articles from the most popular English language nursing
journals published primarily in the UK. BNI is a comprehensive index covering all aspects of nursing, midwifery and community healthcare and is updated monthly.
CINAHL (Athens required)
The CINAHL database is a comprehensive and authoritative source of information for nurses, allied health professionals, and
others interested in health care.
Clinical Knowledge Summaries (CKS)
The NICE CKS service which provides primary care practitioners with a readily accessible summary of the current evidence base and practical guidance on best practice in respect of over 300 common and/or significant primary care presentations.
The Cochrane Library
A collection of six databases that contain different types of high-quality, independent evidence to inform healthcare decision-making. Includes the Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews - the leading resource for systematic reviews in health care, widely accepted as the 'gold standard' resource in terms of evidence-based healthcare information.
DynaMed (Athens required off-site)
A clinical reference tool created by physicians for physicians and other health care professionals for use at the point-of-care. With clinically-organized summaries for more than 3,200 topics, DynaMedPlus balances the latest content and resources with validity, relevance and convenience.
EMBASE (Athens required)
EMBASE is a major biomedical and pharmaceutical database indexing over 3,500 international journals in a variety of fields including drug research, pharmacology, toxicology, health policy and management, public health, occupational health and psychiatry.
EMCARE (Athens required)
NHS staff can now access EMCARE, a nursing and allied health database with over five million records from 3,700 international journals dating back to 1995 and access to over 1,800 journals not available on other leading nursing databases.
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.
HMIC (Athens required)
The Health Management Information Consortium database is a compilation of data from two sources, the Department of Health's Library and Information Services and King’s Fund Information and Library Service.
MEDLINE (Athens required)
MEDLINE is a vast source of medical information, covering the whole field of medicine including dentistry, veterinary medicine and medical psychology.
Managed by the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE), NHS evidence provides access to authoritative clinical and non-clinical evidence and best practice.
NHS Evidence Journals and Databases (Athens required)
Access to electronic books and journals, healthcare databases (including Medline, CINAHL and PsycInfo), and the Cochrane Library.
OTseeker is a database that contains abstracts of systematic reviews and randomised controlled trials relevant to occupational therapy. Trials have been critically appraised and rated to assist you to evaluate their validity and interpretability. These ratings will help you to judge the quality and usefulness of trials for informing clinical interventions. In one database, OTseeker provides you with fast and easy access to trials from a wide range of sources.
Physiotherapy Evidence Database (PEDro)
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.
PubMed comprises more than 24 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books. Citations may include links to full-text content from PubMed Central and publisher web sites.
PsycINFO (Athens required)
This database provides extensive international coverage of the literature on psychology and allied fields. It covers psychological practice and research as well as the related clinical, social and biological disciplines.
SIGN (Scottish Intercollegiate Guidelines Network)
SIGN develops evidence based clinical practice guidelines for the NHS in Scotland.
The TRIP database is a free resource which aims to deliver the highest quality literature to support evidence based practice. The content includes evidence-based guidelines.