Key Databases

A comprehensive, multidisciplinary database of full-text academic journals.
Information on prescribing, dispensing, and administering medicines to children.
Provides up-to-date, practical guidance on prescribing, dispensing, and administering medicines.
The British Pharmacopoeia (BP) is the official collection of standards for UK medicinal products and pharmaceutical substances. Produced by the British Pharmacopoeia Commission Secretariat of the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency, the BP makes a valuable contribution to public health by setting publicly available standards for the quality of medicines.

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Comprehensive source of information for nurses, and allied health professionals. Scroll down the EBSCOHost menu for the CINAHL link.
Reliable and up-to-date information on the effects of interventions in health care.
Provides an outline of the law that affects the practice of pharmacy in Great Britain.
Embase is a biomedical and pharmacological database containing bibliographic records with citations, abstracts and indexing derived from biomedical articles in peer reviewed journals, and is especially strong in its coverage of drug and pharmaceutical research.
Information on drugs in clinical use worldwide, as well complementary medicines, vaccines, recreational drugs, toxic substances, disinfectants, and pesticides.
An online platform which offers access to world-leading drug and healthcare resources. Click on the Dashboard to see the University’s subscribed publications.
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.
PubMed comprises more than 22 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books. Citations with links to full text content will display a University of Wolverhampton logo button at the top right of the page.
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SciFinder is a research discovery application that provides unlimited access to the world's most comprehensive and authoritative source of references, substances and reactions in chemistry and related sciences.
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.
Comprehensive and authoritative reference book on drug interactions. It covers therapeutic drugs, proprietary medicines, herbal medicines, foodstuffs, drinks, pesticides, and drugs of abuse.
Web of Science is a research platform that provides access to: the Science Citation Index Expanded, Social Sciences Citation Index, and Arts & Humanities Citation Index, Conference Proceedings Citation Indexes, Journal Citation Index and Medline.

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electronic Medicines Compendium (eMC)
Contains up to date, easily accessible information about medicines licensed for use in the UK.

NICE Evidence Search
Provides access to authoritative clinical and non-clinical evidence and best practice in Health and Social Care