Health Education England

These resources are available to Health Education England, Health Education Kent Surrey and Sussex, Health Education North Central and East London, Health Education West London, Health Education South London.

Please complete our online membership form. When completing this form you can register to receive evidence alerts that are tailored to your specific your needs and areas of interests. Register for an OpenAthens account to make the most of the healthcare resources.

Look under Evidence for research reviews, evidence-based guidelines, validated research articles and research-based clinical options.

Search Literature resources for indexes of published information from journals, conference abstracts, reports and academic theses.  Critically appraise results to exclude poorly conducted clinical trials, reports and articles and to locate relevant, valid information.

Your lead Librarian: Archana Deshmukh Health Education England Librarian. You are welcome to contact me to discuss literature searches, critical appraisal, training and e-resources.

Evidence Resources

Clinical Knowledge Summaries: summaries of the current evidence base and practical guidance on best evidence

Cochrane Library: Reliable evidence on the effectiveness of healthcare interventions and treatments

NICE Evidence: Free, open access to a range of selected and authoritative health and social care evidence-based information

NICE Pathways: Free interactive tool giving quick and easy access to NICE guidance

Trip: A clinical search engine providing quick and easy access to high quality research evidence. Filter by evidence type, images, date

Literature Resources

ERIC: Institute of Education Science

HDAS Healthcare resources with links to journal citations, abstracts and some full-text articles.  These require OpenAthens

  • AMED: The Allied and Complementary Medicine database covers allied health professions and alternative medicine including acupuncture, herbalism, homeopathy and physiotherapy
  • BNI: The British Nursing Index contains comprehensive coverage of all nursing and midwifery titles in the UK in addition to a number of International titles
  • CINAHL: Nursing and allied health care literature from Europe and North America
  • EMBASE: European database of biomedical and pharmacological literature
  • Health Business Elite: healthcare administration and non-clinical aspects of health care institution management
  • HMIC: UK focused data and records from the Department of Health and the King’s Fund on health service policy, the quality of health services, management and administration
  • Medline: Clinical, medical and nursing literature
  • PsychINFO: Psychology, psychiatry and related disciplines

PubMed: Extensive index of medical, biomedical and nursing resources. Some full-text articles are free access


Trip: A clinical search engine providing quick and easy access to high quality research evidence. Filter by evidence type, images, date

Useful Websites

Behind the HeadlinesFind the facts behind the newspaper headlines concerning health news

BNF Publications: The BNF APP is available to download

Health and Social Care Information Centre

Health profiles Overviews of health for each local authority in England

Neighbourbood Statistics

NHS choices Information from the National Health Service on conditions, treatments, local services and healthy living

NHS England The same info as provided by GPs to patients during consultations, health/disease leaflets, patient support orgs, all about medicines

Public Health England

Need Some Help?

Please contact us if you would like to book a training session, request a literature search or have a query on using these resources.

Contact Us

Crawley Hospital
Tel 01293 600368 Ext 3368

East Surrey Hospital
Tel 01737 768511 Ext 6056