Healthcare Databases

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The Healthcare Databases are tools to help you find references and abstracts of  journal articles. They are available to all NHS staff with an OpenAthens account.


You can carry out a basic search via the Knowledge Hub or you can carry out a more indepth search by searching individual databases.


To search the healthcare databases click the button (hover over the buttons to find out more):

 includes Medline, Cinahl, and Psychology & Behavioural Sciences Collection      includes AMED, Embase, EmCare, HMIC, Medline, and Social Policy & Practice       includes PsycInfo, British Nursing Index, and Medline

Basic guides for the three databases can be found here - EBSCOOVID, and  ProQuest

More advanced guides can be found here - EBSCOOVID,  and  ProQuest


Other databases are available, see below:

BMJ Best Practice
Clinical decision making tool (OpenAthens account needed) available to HHFT and SHFT staff.

The Cochrane Library

Trip database