We're here to bring you the evidence you need
The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust Library & Knowledge Service is here to support all NHS staff and contractors in Rotherham.
Find out more about our services using the menus above. Check out our speciality pages: dedicated information portals to keep you on top of developments in your clinical or work areas.
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BMJ Best Practice
BMJ Best Practice is an evidence-based point of care tool, structured around the patient consultation with advice on symptom evaluation, test ordering and treatment approach. It includes 1000+ evidence-based condition and symptom topics across 32 clinical specialities.
DynaMed is a clinician-focused tool designed to facilitate efficient and evidence-based patient care. Rigorous and daily review of medical literature by our physician and specialist staff ensures that timely and objective analysis, synthesis and guidance are at our users’ fingertips.
Point of care tools provide summaries of the current state of knowledge about interventions used to prevent and treat clinical conditions. Databases contain references to journal articles, guidelines, manuscripts, dissertations and book chapters. An NHS Athens password maybe required to access some content. Training can be provided - see below
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Searching: Health and Care Evidence, from Health Education England
You will need an OpenAthens account to access most articles.
OpenAthens is a secure log in system that gives you access to electronic resources including books, journals, databases and apps. Your OpenAthens account is a vital tool to enable evidence based practice in the NHS.
All NHS staff are eligible to register for an NHS OpenAthens account.
Our aim is to deliver high quality information to support patient care, commissioning, policy-making, public health, learning and development and research. You can find out more about our work and our vision in our strategy and our annual reviews: