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Quick access to reliable information for health and social care professionals. Use the healthcare databases advanced search (HDAS), or search journals, databases and specialist evidence.


Simplifies access to subscription-based content by giving you a single username and password.

Provides access to healthcare databases, e-journals and ebooks

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Healthcare databases advanced search (HDAS)

  • Search  MEDLINE, EMBASE, CINAHL, PsycINFO, AMED, British Nursing Index,  HMIC and Health Business Elite.
    Requires OpenAthens account.
  • Or perform a quick search of PubMed (no OpenAthens account required).

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These databases require an OpenAthens account.

Hospital Premium Collection

Offers an extensive range of health and social care publications and evidence-based resources.


Search full-text articles from leading psychology journals.

Specialist evidence resources

Cochrane library

Includes database of systematic reviews, central register of controlled trials and Cochrane Clinical Answers

Transfusion evidence library

The definitive resource for high-quality, evidence-based information on all aspects of transfusion medicine.


For specialist help contact your local healthcare library using the Health Library and Information Services Directory.