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NHS Knowledge and Library Hub


A one-stop gateway to find journals, full text articles, e-books, clinical decision support tools, NICE pathways and guidelines, and clinical databases.

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Log into your NHS OpenAthens account to access the full range of resources available to you.

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To look for physical books you can search our catalogue by clicking on the button below. 

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Health Information Week 2022

29 June 2022


BMJ Best Practice

20 June 2022


NHS Knowledge and Library Services Awareness Week 13-17 June 2022

13 June 2022

Did you know that this week we are celebrating the second NHS Knowledge and Library Services Awareness Week (#KLSNAW)?

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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 St Helens and Knowsley Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust 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.

Please remember to login with your NHS OpenAthens account.  If you haven't got one yet, please click here to register.