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Health Libraries West: NHS staff

Your resources





The Cochrane Library: A database of the Cochrane Library's thorough, authoritative, independent systematic reviews.





BNF & BNF for Children: A comprehensive compilation of authoritative, independent guidance and information about drugs.





Clinical Knowledge Summaries: Practical guidance on best practice for over 330 common and/or significant primary care presentations.


Bristol, North Somerset, South Gloucestershire

NHS Knowledge and Library Services can give you access to the most up to date and trusted evidence and information in healthcare today, enabling high quality decision making, learning and development, research and innovation to achieve health improvement across England - locally, regionally and nationally.

OpenAthens: your key to online resources

Accessing your online resources

´╗┐To access our electronic resources you will need an Athens login. To register, please click here. You need to register using an NHS email address.

I've Forgotten My Athens Password: How Can I Reset It?

Follow this link to reset your password. Click 'Forgot Password?' and follow the instructions. 

Staff Learners

To help you navigate our extensive, carefully selected range of resources for work, studies, professional development and research we have created some specific ‘go to’ pages for you and your colleagues. Follow the links below to take you direct to library resources for…