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evidenceDatabases contain bibliographic records (or references). Links through to full-text will be available where we have a subscription. If you can’t access the articles you require, you can always Request a journal article.

Healthcare Databases Advanced Search (HDAS) closed down on 31 March 2022 – https://www.nice.org.uk/about/what-we-do/evidence-services/journals-and-databases/hdas-closure-information

You have access to a wide range of databases to support your clinical work, research and education:

(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
EMCARE – Nursing & Allied Health database
HMIC – Healthcare Management Consortium
Medline – general medicine database
PsycINFO – Psychology & allied fields

Social Policy & Practice – social care related content

We offer a literature search service which supports information needs to support:

  • Patient care
  • Service development and audits
  • Research
  • Guideline development

To request a literature search, please complete our online request form, or e-mail rde-tr.library@nhs.net with the details of your search question.

If you need some 1:1 help, please contact us – rde-tr.library@nhs.net.

PsycArticles – (NHS OpenAthens login required)
Search full-text articles from leading psychology journals.

ProQuest Hospital Premium Collection – (NHS OpenAthens login required)
Offers an extensive range of health and social care publications and evidence-based resources.

PubMed – (no login required)
PubMed comprises more than 26 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books. Citations may include links to full-text content from PubMed Central and publisher web sites

EBSCOhost databases – (NHS OpenAthens login required)
Access resources directly such as CINAHL, and GreenFILE.


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