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.


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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.
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  • Or perform a quick search of PubMed (no OpenAthens account required).

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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 and central register of controlled trials.

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.