Find Information

  • Books or ebooks
  • Journals
  • Registering for OpenAthens
  • Online Resources


Books or ebooks

  • Library Search Is the library catalogue for items available here at the LERC and at the Health Library. Through library search you have access to large selection of ebooks covering a wide range of topics both clinical and non clinical. Use the books and more tab to search and use the left hand bar to select 'fulltext online'. When you have selected an ebook use the nhs users link and use your OpenAthens username and password to log in.
  • MyiLibrary contains over 390 up-to-date e-Books covering General Medicine, Psychology, Nursing and Paediatrics. Use your OpenAthens username and password to log in.



Use your UHNM OpenAthens to browse the journals available online. To sign up for your OpenAthens click here

  • Use the A-Z of journals if there is a particular journal you are looking for. You will need to sign in with your OpenAthens.
  • If you are searching for articles on a particular topic then you can search using HDAS or Pubmed.
  • If your not sure how to begin with your searching then book some training with Liz Haines our Assistant Librarian by emailing This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or request a Literature Search Online to save yourself time and we can do the Literature Search for you and email you the results.


Print Journals

There are print journals available in the library, the most recent journals available are in our recent journals stand, ready for you to pick up and have a browse.


Online Resources

Point of Care

Designed to give you the latest evidence quickly and effectively for those situations when you and your patient need clinical information. You will need to sign up for your UHNM OpenAthens username and password to access these resources.




Drugs and Prescribing

Online Resources to help you find the latest drugs and prescribing information. You will need your UHNM OpenAthens to access Medicines Complete.

Medicines Complete

BNF and BNFc App - no OpenAthens required




Searching for Clinical Information

Links to online resources for more specific searches for evidence. To have more support with searching please don't hesitate to email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it for a one to one training session or some advice with any searching queries.

Healthcare Databases Advanced Search (HDAS) - login with your UHNM OpenAthens for access to all national, regional and content purchased by UHNM Library Service.

Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews - no OpenAthens required.

Trip pro - Search tool for finding high quality evidence, you have access to Trip pro using NHS networked PCs only.

BMJ Case reports - you can also request the UHNM fellowship code to submit a Case Report to BMJ for free, just get in touch.


Nurses, Assistant Practitioners and Healthcare Assistants

Royal Marsden Manual Online

British Journal of Nursing

British Journal of Healthcare Assistants watch a video to show you how to log in, Click here.

NICE Evidence Search



General Information about the Healthcare sector

HSJ - The Health Service Journal online