NHS Knowledge and Library Hub

For information and guidance on using NHS Knowledge and Library Hub to access electronic books and journals, literature searching databases, point of care tools and other resources, please visit EBSCO discovery Service Support pages or contact library@gmmh.nhs.uk 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 the NHS Library and Library Hub, log-in with your Athens account and choose Browse Journals or the Journals A to Z list


Quick links to external resources

If you are wanting to search for electronic books and journals, literature searching databases, point of care tools and many other resources to support your work and studying, access the NHS Knowledge and Library Hub using your NHS Athens account.

Other useful sites include:

Clinical Skills.net: Clinical Skills

BMJ Best Practice instructional video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3G8vP1PHI-o&t=2s

British National Formulary: www.medicinescomplete.com/mc

Department of Health: www.dh.gov.uk

NHS Work information network : www.ewin.nhs.uk  

Oxford Handbooks: www.oxfordmedicine.com/

PubMed Database: www.pubmed.gov

Royal College of Nursing: www.rcn.org.uk

Royal College of Psychiatrists: www.rcpsych.ac.uk

Trip Database: www.tripdatabase.com  

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




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  https://www.vlebooks.com/ and https://read.kortext.com. A different selection of eBooks is available on each website.

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