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Click the button above and log in with your NHS OpenAthens account to search full-text articles,        e-books, clinical decision support tools, NICE pathways and guidelines and clinical databases -  all in one place


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To look for print or e-books you can search our catalogue by clicking on the button below. 

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The Royal Marsden Manual of Clinical and Cancer Nursing Procedures

1 May 2024

Attention all nurses and health care assistants!

Unstaffed Library 17th April 2024

11 April 2024

The library at Whiston Hospital will be unstaffed on Wednesday 17th April as the team are attending a training day with colleagues from the Southport & Ormskirk library team.

Craft-ernoon with Health, Work and Wellbeing Team

8 April 2024

As part of Stress Awareness Month, Yvonne and Colette will be joining up with members of the Health, Work and Wellbeing (HWWB) Team to bring you a 'Craft-ernoon' on Floor 2 at Whiston Hospital.

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UpToDate is an evidence-based physician-authored clinical decision support resource which assists in making the right point-of-care decisions. NB: Only available to Mersey and West Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust (St Helens and Knowsley) employees.

BMJ Best Practice is a clinical decision support tool, uniquely structured around the patient consultation, with advice on symptom evaluation, tests to order and treatment approach. This resource is available to ALL NHS employees using their NHS OpenAthens account.


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Need a copy of a journal article or want to borrow a book? Use the links below to send us your requests.



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NHS staff and students can access over 7,000 full-text electronic journals via BrowZine.

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