Below is a comprehensive list of online journals, databases and other resources that you may find useful. Unless otherwise stated these use your Trust login. For help or training on any of these resources please email or visit our Training pages

For a breakdown of what resources may be most helpful to your needs, please visit our Find Evidence by Subject page 



Clinical Decision Support Tools

  • BMJ Best Practice - Summary topics on a wide variety of medical and mental health conditions

  • NICE Guidelines - NICE guidance and technology reviews

  • UpToDate - Evidence summaries on a wide variety of medical conditions and topics


All Online Resources

A to Z Journal Search - Search Journal subscriptions by journal title

Cambridge University Press - Access to our British Journal of Psychiatry subscriptions, including BJPsych Advances

e-Learning for Healthcare (Register for free. Use your or email address if using this for work related e-learning) - Wide variety of healthcare related e-learning, including modules on how to plan and carry out a literature search - (often a key part of Evidence searching)

Emerald Journals - Access to our health and social care journal subscriptions

EBookCentral - Our main platform for searching and reading eBooks

EBSCO Databases - Includes the National Library Discovery Hub and CINAHL database

JAMA Network - Access our JAMA journal subscriptions, including JAMA and JAMA Psychiatry

Kortext eBooks - Browse and read eBooks online, including books as part of the national eBook collection

MAG Online Library - Access to our Nursing and Allied Health journals, including British Journal of Nursing

OT Seeker - A free online journal search tool for Occupational Therapists

Ovid Technologies, Inc. - Search databases such as Medline, Social Policy and Practice and others

Oxford Academic - Access to our journal subscriptions, including British Journal of Social Work

NHS Knowledge and Library Hub - searches journals and books in one place

PEDro  - A free online search tool for physiotherapists

ProQuest New Platform - Search databases such as British Nursing Index and PsycInfo

PsychiatryOnline - Access our American Journal of Psychiatry subscription

RCNi Journals - Access RCN nursing journals, including Nursing Standard and Primary Health Care

SAGE Journals - Access our Mental Health and Nursing journal subscriptions, including Autism Journal, Dementia Journal and Journal of Integrated Care

Social Care Online (from SCIE) - A free online database covering all aspects of social care and social work

Taylor & Francis Online - Access our mental health and social care journals, including European Journal of Social Work and Psychotherapy Research

Wiley Online Library - Access our medical and nursing journal subscriptions, including British Journal of Clinical Psychology and Child Development

Wiley Royal Marsden Manual 10 (RMM10) - Online searchable version of the Royal Marsden Manual of Clinical Nursing Procedures

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