These are a selection of the resources which are available to you.
If you would like to suggest any additional resources or improvements, please contact us.
Download the latest General Practice resource list here (PDF):
To look for specific books, please search the Library Catalogue.
Here is a list of some of the newest additions to stock in this subject area:
(Click on the title to check availability on the Library Catalogue)
- Essential primary care. Chichester: Wiley Blackwell, 2017.
- General practice cases at a glance. Chichester: Wiley, 2017. (Also available as an e-book)
- General practice specialty training: making it happen. 2nd ed. London: Royal College of General Practitioners, 2016.
- GPST Stage 3: written and simulation exercises. London: JP Medical, 2016.
- How to succeed on primary care and community placements. Chichester: Wiley, 2016.
- McWhinney’s textbook of family medicine. 4th ed. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2016.
- CSA scenarios for the MRCGP: frameworks for clinical consultations. 3rd ed. Banbury: Scion, 2015.
To browse a fuller list of books available on this topic on the catalogue, please click here: browse General Practice books.
All e-books are catalogued and accessible via the Library Catalogue.
Please note: an NHS OpenAthens login associated with either the Royal Devon & Exeter NHS Foundation Trust, or Devon Partnership Trust is required to access most e-books.
Here are some relevant titles which are available as an e-book (click title to access and log in with NHS OpenAthens login if prompted):
|General practice cases at a glance||2017||Cooper|
|Oxford handbook of general practice. 4th ed.||2014||Simon|
|Oxford handbook of primary care and community nursing||2014||Drennan|
|General practice at a glance||2013||Booton|
If you can’t find what you’re looking for, we can obtain articles from other libraries for you via our Document Supply Service.
Here is a selection of some of the journals available for this specialty:
|BMC Family Practice||2000-||Freely available|
|British Journal of General Practice||1990-||Freely available|
|Family Practice||1996- (1 year delay)||Freely available|
|Journal of Family & Community Medicine||1994-||Freely available|
|Practice Nurse||2003-||NHS OpenAthens|
NHS Healthcare databases (HDAS) – (NHS OpenAthens login required)
Search across a set of databases including:
AMED – Allied & Complimentary Medicine – allied health professionals, complementary medicine
BNI – British Nursing Index – nursing, midwifery and health visitors
CINAHL – Cumulative Index to Nursing & Allied Health Literature – nursing & allied health professionals
EMBASE – Drugs and pharmacology
Healthcare Business Elite – Healthcare administration, institutional management
HMIC – Healthcare Management Consortium
Medline – general medicine database
PsycINFO – Psychology & allied fields.
ProQuest Hospital Premium Collection – (NHS OpenAthens login required)
PubMed – (no login required)
For more information on these resources, full visit our full Evidence-based practice page.
BMJ Case Reports – RD&E NHS OpenAthens login required. Contact us for Fellowship Code to submit case reports.
Clinical Knowledge Summaries – no login required
Cochrane Library – no login required
NICE Evidence search – no login required. See also NICE Guidance, NICE Pathways & Standards & Indicators.
North and East Devon Formulary & Referral
TRiP database – no login required. TRiP PRO is available from NHS networked PCs.
UpToDate – access via Hub (Non-Clinical Systems) on RD&E site, or via RD&E NHS OpenAthens off site.
BMJ Learning – RD&E NHS OpenAthens login & personal registration required
e-Learning for Healthcare – NHS OpenAthens login.
Exeter Colloboration for Academic Primary Care (APEx)
Peninsula School of Primary Care
Royal College of General Practitioners
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BNF for Children
To use the NICE BNF and NICE BNFC apps for the first time and to activate any content updates, users will need to enter their NHS OpenAthens user name and password. For further advice, visit the NICE apps support page.