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Search DISCOVERY, using the search box below, and find books, e-books, full text journal articles and more, all in one place.
You can use the search freely but to access the fulltext of some resources you will need an NHS OpenAthens account. If you haven't already got one, please click here to register.
For a more in-depth search, please click here to use the Healthcare Databases.
Let the Library Team help you access resources, find evidence-based information and keep you up to date.
You can access all of our services and resources via:
- The library at Nightingale House, Whiston Hospital
- The outreach librarian visiting you at your place of work
- This website
- Our enquiry service
NHS Knowledge and Library Services Awareness Week 2021
14 June 2021
June 14th to 18th is the very first NHS Knowledge and Library Services Awareness week – celebrating the positive impact, that the work we do for you has on informed decision making and evidence-based care from board to bedside in all areas of clinical and operational healthcare.
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26 May 2021
19 April 2021
The physical library is once more open for business . We are working with reduced library staff, so please be patient with us.
CLINICAL DECISION SUPPORT TOOLS
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, test to order and treatment approach. This resource is available to ALL NHS employees using their NHS OpenAthens login.
Need a copy of journal article or want to borrow a book? Use the links below to send us your requests.