Health Professions

Key Databases

A comprehensive, multidisciplinary database of full-text academic journals.
The Video Atlas is widely used by students and teachers in nursing, physical and occupational therapy, kinesiology, and massage therapy. For students who don't have access to dissection facilities, the Video Atlas provides an appreciation of the real human body and a direct understanding of the mechanics of body movement.
Bates’ Visual Guide delivers head-to-toe and systems-based physical examination techniques for the Assessment or Introduction to Clinical Medicine course. The site features more than 8 hours of video content.
Comprehensive source of information for nurses, and allied health professionals. Scroll down the EBSCOHost menu for the CINAHL link.
A database from the British Library offering full-text access to PhD theses from the majority of British universities. Theses not immediately available for download can be digitised to order. You will need to register with the site to view content.
Compilation of health and social care management information from the Department of Health's Library and Information Services (DH Data) and the King’s Fund Information and Library Service.
Formerly MIDIRS (Midwifery and Infant Care). Midwifery information services, including journal abstracts, news and a directory of organisations.
MEDLINE® with Full Text provides authoritative medical information on medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, pre-clinical sciences, and much more. It provides full text for 1,470 journals indexed in MEDLINE.
Full text from leading nursing journals.
The most comprehensive available record of doctoral theses from the United Kingdom and Ireland. The collection offers the most comprehensive available listing of theses, with abstracts accepted for higher degrees by universities in the United Kingdom and Ireland, since 1716.
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Scopus is the largest abstract and citation database of peer-reviewed research literature with more than 20,500 titles from more than 5,000 international publishers. Scopus offers researchers a quick, easy and comprehensive resource to support their research needs in the scientific, technical, medical and social sciences fields and arts and humanities.
The British Library's Electronic Table of Contents. Contains details of articles from 20,000 current journals and 16,000 conference proceedings. All subjects covered, from 1993 and it is updated daily.You can set-up personalised email Zetoc Alerts or RSS feeds to track the latest articles or journal titles related to your interests.

Web Pages

Care Quality Commission - Independent regulator of all Health & Social Care Services in England.

Cochrane Library - Independent high-quality evidence for health care decision making. Includes Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews.

Medtropolis - Interactive website designed to entertain and educate children and adults.

National Institute for Health & Clinical Excellence (NICE) - Provides evidence based guidance

This includes: NHS Evidence - Allows everyone working in health and social care to access a wide range of health information to help them deliver quality patient care.

PubMed - PubMed is a service of the US National Library of Medicine that includes over 19 million citations from MEDLINE and other life science journals.

This includes: PubMed Central - Free full text archive from U.S. National Institutes of Health’s National Library of Medicine (NIH/NLM)

Resuscitation Council UK - Includes current Resuscitation Guidelines

Trip Database - Clinical search tool with emphasis on evidence based medicine and clinical practice.

UK National Statistics Publication Hub