To view the list of journals purchased by the Library in print and electronic format, select the appropriate Trust below. Please check the Copyright restrictions on the number of articles you can copy on our Copyright page for more details.
For direct access to journals available full-text , you can scan the QR code from your smartphone. Click here for more information on how to do so.
The list does not include journals available nationally. For these you need to go to the NICE Journals page on the NICE website and enter your valid NHS OpenAthens password. You can search for the journal as all purchased journals are included there.
These journals can be accessed from any PC with internet connection with a valid OpenAthens password.
Note: there is a minimum requirement of IE7 and Adobe Reader 9.3 in order to access and download journal articles available online.
When you select a journal, always look for OpenAthens login even though you may already be logged onto Athens, you still need to select Athens login in order to access full-text.
If there is an article you wish to read which is not available full text, you will have to log onto the library catalogue: ELMS to request material online. Please contact the Library if you do not already have a PIN for access.
A collection of over 2000 full text journals purchased nationally. The collection covers all aspects of healthcare. It gives access to full text electronic journals available to NHS staff and provides details of print and electronic journals purchased by your local health library.
You can search in various ways:
Click NICE Journals, and sign in with your valid NHS OpenAthens login.
You can search for a particular title by typing in the full title or words in the title or by using the alphabet links. Click on the blue publisher/provider link to access the full text.
Click Healthcare Databases Advanced Search Page and enter your valid NHS OpenAthens login details.Select the required database. In the search box type in the title of the article, ie “nursing employment continues to grow” (including quotation marks).
Referencing your work correctly is essential. If you acknowledge the work of others you are taking steps to prevent plagiarising someone else's work.
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If we do not hold the journal you require, we can try to order any articles for you from another library. You will have to log onto ELMS to request material online. Please contact the Library if you do not already have a PIN for access.
The Library has a subscription to BMJ Case Reports for you to publish your case report to. Please contact the Library to obtain the necessary code to do so. Please find a Guide to choose trusted journals for your research.