Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust

Resources available to staff working for Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust. 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 the results to exclude poorly conducted clinical trials, reports and articles and to locate relevant, valid information.

A collection of ebooks is available from Dawson Books.  Login to your OpenAthens account and choose the eBook Catalogue to access the list of available titles on Dawson Books 

For details of one-to-one and group training in the workplace, expert literature searching and critical appraisal, please contact Holly Case, Outreach Librarian.

Evidence Resources

All require OpenAthens unless otherwise indicated

Anatomy TV: Interactive 3D resource bank of images, video clips and slides

BMJ Case Reports : Peer-reviewed collection of cases to locate information on common and rare conditions. Staff from Sussex Partnership Trust who are submitting a case report should contact the Library for details of the free fellowship code

ClinicalKey: Provides access to a large collection of reference material, books, journals, images and videos

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

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

  • 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

Maudsley Prescribing Guidelines: The guidelines are an essential means by which psychiatrists and other healthcare professional stay current with the latest advances in prescribing. It provides practical advice for common clinical situations and is an essential text for prescribers, nursing staff, pharmacists, GPs, and those in related professions. A link can be found on your local trust intranet site

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

Images

Anatomy TV: Interactive 3D resource bank of images, video clips and slides

ClinicalKey: Provides access to a large collection of reference material, books, journals, images and videos

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

Revision Aids

Birmingham Course: Effective revision aid for MRCPsych or MRCGP exams. Email spnt.library-services@nhs.net for more information.

Useful Websites

Behind the Headlines: Find the facts behind the newspaper headlines concerning health news

BNF Publications: The BNF APP is available to download

NHS choicesInformation from the National Health Service on conditions, treatments, local services and healthy living.

Patient: The same information as provided by GPs to patients during consultations, health/disease leaflets, patient support organisations, all about medicines

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

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