Your subject: health

Databases and other resources for all health students including nursing, midwifery, ODPs and paramedic science

Databases for health

Databases (including CinahlMedline, and Psycinfo) contain journal articles covering nursing, health, medicine, and psychology. 

Databases for health


NHS databases

Students on NHS-commissioned education programmes involving practice and placement with NHS-provider services have access to NHS core content for the duration of their education programmes - not just on placement. This includes teaching staff within the Faculty of Health Sciences.

To access these NHS resources you will need an NHS OpenAthens username and password. Register for an NHS OpenAthens account

If you have any issues with self-registration, please contact us


Study skills for health

All online skills support


Useful websites

  • College of Operating Department Practitioners
    CODP is the professional body for operating department practitioners. 
  • Department of Health and Social Care
    Policy, guidance, and publications for health and social care professionals.
  • Health & Care Professions Council
    A regulator of professional standards, training, behaviour, and health for arts therapists, biomedical scientists, occupational therapists, operating department practicitioners, and many others.
  • NICE
    NICE is an independent organisation providing national guidance on promoting good health and preventing and treating ill health.
  • NICE Evidence Search
    Search for evidence in health, social care, and public health. It includes journals articles, pathways, guidance, government papers, and more.
  • Nursing and Midwifery Council
    NMC safeguards the public health and wellbeing, and are the nursing and midwifery regulator for the UK.
  • Royal College of Nursing
    The RCN represents nurses and nursing, promoting excellence in practice, and helps shape health policies.
  • Social Care Institute for Excellence
    The SCIE is an improvement support agency and charity working with adults', familities', and children's care and support services in the UK.