NICE Evidence

The main source of electronic information for NHS staff is the NICE Evidence Health Information Resource, at

To search MEDLINE, EMBASE, CINAHL, PsycINFO, AMED, BNI, HMIC and EMCARE visit and sign in to Healthcare databases advanced search (HDAS).

Health Care Databases Advanced Search (HDAS)

For information and guidance on using HDAS, please visit or contact for support.

You can find out more about our information skills training programme from our homepage.

Library and Knowledge Service Journals

To view journals accessible with your Athens account, please visit:

Quick links to external resources

Clinical - Clinical Skills

BMJ Best Practice instructional video:


Department of Health:


NICE Evidence: Evidence search | NICE

Oxford Handbooks:

PubMed Database:

Royal College of Nursing:

Royal Marsden Manual of Clinical Nursing Procedures:

Royal College of Psychiatrists:

Trip Database:  

Heritage catalogue: http://vir-heritage-01/HeritageScripts/Hapi.dll/search1?SearchPage=srchgen.htm&CirqaToken=AA8308700AE363B914301640DE15E8A43051A86C2588C325F9CAF68E15032FF8A6DD31&ClientID=022998502953.23327

NHS North Joint Catalogue: Search NW NHS Libraries Group Catalogue (



GMMH Library and Knowledge Services provide access to a range of electronic books via VLeBooks and Kortext.

You can search the eBook catalogues by logging in with your Open Athens account at and A different selection of eBooks is available on each website.

You can also download our helpful guides to using eBooks below: