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Pathology First Resources

The following electronic resources are available to Pathology First staff based at Basildon Hospital.

You will need an OpenAthens account to access most of these resources. If you do not have an NHS OpenAthens account, please register here by selecting Basildon Hospital as your organisation and entering Pathology First in the address field. For more information about Athens, please click here.

ELMS Library Catalogue

NICE Evidence Services

Healthcare Databases

My Journals

The Cochrane Library contains high-quality evidence to inform healthcare decision making, including reliable evidence such as systematic reviews and randomised clinical trials (RCTs) as well as technology assessments and economic evaluations.

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.


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.

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