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Find leaflet on key eresources available to you with also additional access during the pandemic.

Click on the category below to access resources available to BTUH Staff.

ELMS Library Catalogue

BTUH Ebooks

BTUH Journals

NHS Athens

Online Resources

Healthcare Databases

Medical Education

NHS Evidence

For other helpful resources such as current awareness websites, guidelines, Map of Medicine, Trip, The Cochrane Library, etc please click here.

Online Resources

Click here and select Search Engines & Gateways on helpful websites page to access clinical resources such Map of Medicine, Trip, etc.

BMJ Best Practice

BMJ Best Practice takes you quickly and accurately to the latest evidence-based information, whenever and wherever you need it. It includes step by step guidance on diagnosis, prognosis, treatment and prevention and is updated daily using robust evidence based methodology and expert opinion. BMJ Best Practice is available to all of the NHS in England who have a valid NHS OpenAthens login. The app gives you access to clinical information wherever you are, even when you are offline.

BMJ Case Reports

BMJ Case reports

BMJ Case Reports is an award winning journal that delivers a focused, peer-reviewed, valuable collection of cases in all disciplines so that healthcare professionals, researchers and others can easily find clinically important information on common and rare conditions. This is the largest single collection of case reports online with more than 11,000 articles from over 70 countries.

Find out here what cases we want to publish and how to prepare your submission. You can obtain your fellowship code from the Library

Clinical Key

A dynamic and fully searchable healthcare resource designed to provide clinicians with fast, clinically-relevant answers from Elsevier’s enormous library of medical and surgical content including 600+ ejournals and 1000+ ebooks.

A large collection of ejournals are available to you on Clinical Key . Click here to access the list and click on URL next to the journal you are interested in to access the content.

Clinical Skills

Nursing Procedure Guidelines available to all staff helping them to put best evidence into practice. login in here with your valid BTUH NHS OpenAthens password to access the 350+ procedures. This resource can be accessed diretcly from BTUH Clinical Hub.


BMJ Case reports

All BTUH staff have access to HSJ when registering with a valid MSE email account.

HSJ is unique in covering all aspects of english healthcare.

HSJ local is an invaluable resource that allows you to keep up-to-date with your local NHS organisations, preparing you for any conversations that you may have.

You can access a user guide online to help you make the most of the service.

Be sure to download the HSJ App.


KnowledgeShare_logo is our targeted current awareness service. The alerts include resources like guidelines, systematic reviews and selected high-level journals - you will not be inundated with primary research articles. Please complete a registration form to set up current awareness service tailored to your professional interests. In order to access the KnowledgeShare system you need to log in using your OpenAthens ID.

Kortext Ebooks

You have access to hundreds of e-books with a valid OpenAthens login. All ebooks available can be viewed here. Alternatively, click here to access online.

Oxford Ebooks

You have access to 136 Handbooks, Textbooks and ‘Emergencies in’ e-books with a valid OpenAthens login, click here to access online. Select Sign in via your institution - Enter - NHS in England - to log in with you NHS OpenAthens account.

The Royal Marsden Manual of Clinical Nursing Procedures


RMMO provides evidence-based clinical skills and procedures related to essential aspects of a patient's care with a valid NHS OpenAthens password.

Clinical nurse experts from one of the UK’s leading centres of expertise have brought together all the latest clinical evidence nurses need to meet confidently the requirements of their demanding profession. The Manual includes over 350 evidence-based clinical procedures related to every aspect of care, from handwashing to cardiopulmonary resuscitation.


UpToDate is a dynamic, comprehensive, up-to-date, peer-reviewed and fully cross-referenced on-line evidence-based Point of Care clinical resource.

You can access it from The Hub while at work and after registration, you will be able to access this resource without the need to log in and install the App on up to 2 mobile devices. Please find instructions here.

You can still access this resource from outside the Trust from a PC with an Internet connection as long as you have a valid OpenAthens login. To access the full text, you will need to select Subscribers Log in here and then select Log in via OpenAthens. Enter your valid NHS Athens password.

Videos below only viewable using Chrome.

A video is available on how to register.

A tutorial is available on how to download the App and can be found here.


TRIP A search engine aimed at health professionals looking for clinical research literature to support patient care is available to all of the NHS in England.

Visible Body

Visible Body includes over 4,000 3D models for each model (male and female), hundreds of animations, and a text library with thousands of medical definitions and animation scripts in multiple languages. Choose a Visible Body module from below options, click on the image, enter your OpenAthens login and launch the App.
Anatomy Function Muscle Premium Human Anatomy Atlas Skeleton Premium

Note: You will require Unity Web Player installed on your device to be able to play this software.

Click here for more information on how to access Visible Body and install Unity Web Player on your PC.


Medical Education


Available to BTUH Junior Doctors. Request your Access Code from the Library.

OnExamination provides exam revision resources and self assessment modules to:

MRCP Part 1, MRCP Part 2, MRCGP, MRCS Part A Papers 1 & 2, FRCS General Surgery, FRCS Trauma and Orthopaedics, MRCPCH Foundation of Practice and Theory & Science of Practice (Formerly Part 1 A & B), MRCPCH Foundation of Practice (Formerly Part 1 A), MRCPCH Theory & Science of Practice (Formerly Part 1 B), MRCOG Part 1, MRCOG Part 2, DRCOG, FRCA Primary and MRCPCH Part 2.