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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.

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

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

If you need help searching HDAS, try starting with these handy YouTube videos:

NICE provide various guides and videos on how to search HDAS, but if you’d like some 1:1 help, please contact our Information Skills trainer.

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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