Access NHS-based Online Resources

Need to access journals, databases and ebooks? For all the links to our NHS-subscribed resources go to our Healthcare Resources page. There might be more there than you think.

You can try our etutorial “Finding NHS Resources” to learn more about our major resources.

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Have you registered for an NHS Athens account yet?

Still not sure if you should register for an NHS Athens username? Don’t miss out on access to online resources such as journals, databases and ebooks.

Our etutorial “NHS Athens Registration” shows you how to register – it’s really easy. Over 3,000 NHS staff across North Staffordshire have already done so.

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Join the Library

Are you just starting in the NHS in North Staffordshire? Did you know that you can join the Health Library?

NHS staff from our NHS partners can join the library. We have more than just books to help support your work. With your library card you will be able to:
  • Borrow items from the library (we have DVDs as well as books)
  • Request Inter-Library Loans
  • Request a Literature Search
  • Book on a training course
  • Access the Keele network via walk-in access
  • Pay for photocopying and printing
  • Access the library during evenings and weekends
Why don’t you come along and join. Complete our application form and bring it with your NHS ID to the library counter.

For access to our online resources make sure that you register for an NHS Athens username.

ClinicalKey Content Update: July 13, 2017

Book Added – CK Global

Please note that the following title is now live on CK Global.
Robotics and Digital Guidance in ENT–H&N Surgery (Lombard, Bertrand) 1e; ISBN: 9782294760129; Package/Collection:  Otolaryngology; New to CK; https://www.clinicalkey.com/dura/browse/bookChapter/3-s2.0-C20170002653

ClinicalKey Content Updates: July 12, 2017

Journal Added – CK Global
Endocrinology, Diabetes and Nutrition (Endocrinolog√≠a, Diabetes y Nutrici√≥n, English Edition); formerly known as Endocrinology and Nutrition; Years of Coverage: 2017 to present; ISSN: 2530-0180; Package/Collection: Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism; https://www.clinicalkey.com/dura/browse/journalIssue/25300180

Books Added – CK Global

Books Removed – CK Global
  • Atlas of Peripheral Nerve Blocks and Anatomy for Orthopaedic Anesthesia (Boezaart, Andre) 1st ed; ISBN: 9781416039419; Package/Collection: Flex Only; Out of print; no new edition. Recommended alternative – Atlas of Ultrasound-Guided Regional Anesthesia.
  • Breast Core Biopsy (Bleiweiss, Ira) 1st ed; ISBN: 9781416000266; Package/Collection: Flex Only; Out of print; no new edition. Recommended alternative – Image-Guided Interventions.
  • Clinical Men’s Health (Heidelbaugh, Joel) 1st ed; ISBN: 9781416030003; Package/Collection: Internal Medicine Extended; Out of print; no new edition. Recommended alternative – Conn’s Current Therapy.
  • Interventional Spine: An Algorithmic Approach (Slipman, Curtis) 1st ed; ISBN: 9780721628721; Package/Collection: Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation; Out of print; no new edition. Recommended alternative – Imaging Painful Spine Disorders.
  • Johns Hopkins Manual of Cardiac Surgical Care, The (Conte, John) 2nd ed; ISBN: 9780323018104; Package/Collection: Cardiothoracic Surgery; Out of print; no new edition. Recommended alternative – Atlas of Cardiac Surgical Techniques.
  • Pediatric Emergency Medicine (Baren, Jill) 1st ed; ISBN: 9781416000877; Package/Collection: Emergency Medicine; Out of print; no new edition. Recommended alternative – Pediatric Emergency Medicine Secrets.
  • Primary Care of the Premature Infant (Brodsky, Dara) 1st ed; ISBN: 9781416000396; Package/Collection: Pediatrics; Out of print; no new edition. Recommended alternative – Creasy and Resnik’s Maternal-Fetal Medicine.
  • Procedures in Cosmetic Dermatology Series: Photodynamic Therapy(Goldman, Mitchel) 2nd ed; ISBN: 9781416042112; Package/Collection: Dermatology; Out of print; no new edition. Recommended alternative – Cosmetic Dermatology.
  • Rapid Diagnosis in Ophthalmology: Lens and Glaucoma (Schuman, Joel) 1st ed; ISBN: 9780323044431; Package/Collection: Flex Only; Out of print; no new edition. Recommended alternative – Becker-Shaffer’s Diagnosis and Therapy of the Glaucomas.
  • Surgical Techniques in Ophthalmology: Refractive Surgery (Roy, F. Hampton) 1st ed; ISBN: 9781416030225; Package/Collection: Flex Only; Out of print; no new edition. Recommended alternative – Ophthalmology.

We’re here to Support NHS Staff

If you are new to the NHS in North Staffordshire you may not realise that here at the Health Library we support NHS staff too. We are a joint funded library between Keele University and our partner NHS organisations.

We have lots of services and resources specifically for NHS staff, to support patient care and cpd. Try our short etutorial “Support for NHS Staff” to learn more.

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Have a go and let us know what you think – complete the feedback form at the end of the tutorial.

Take a Virtual Tour of the Library

If you haven’t had time to visit the library yet, then take a virtual tour to find out how we can help you. Try our interactive map via the etutorial “Using the Library”.

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Have a go! There is an opportunity at the end of the tutorial to complete a feedback form, so let us know what you think.