Category Archives: Library Information

BMJ Best Practice

From the 1st of April, BMJ Best Practice will be available to staff throughout YDH, as well as the NHS in England.

BMJ Best Practice is a point of care tool that draws on the latest evidence-based research to offer step-by-step guidance on diagnosis, prognosis, treatment and prevention.

An OpenAthens password is required in order to access this resource. If you don’t already have an OpenAthens password, you can Register Here.

BMJ Best Practice is also available as an app on iOS and Android devices. For information on how to set the app up, please Contact the Library.


BMJ Case Reports

As of the 1st of April 2019, the Library now has access to BMJ Case Reports.

BMJ Case Reports is an educational resource offering a high volume of cases in all disciplines so that healthcare professionals, can easily find clinically important information on common and rare conditions.

BMJ Case Reports can be viewed Here. This resource is available to all YDH members of staff.

An OpenAthens password is required to access this resource. If you don’t already have an OpenAthens password you can Register Here.

Please Contact the Library if you experience any problems accessing this resource.

Revalidation Webinar

As subscribers to the Royal Marsden Manual Online we are able to offer staff at YDH a webinar presented by the editors of The Royal Marsden Manual and supported by real user cases given by a librarian to support nurses through the revalidation process.
It will be held on the 21st of July 15:00-16:00.

More information about this webinar and how to register for the webinar can be found Here


KnowledgeShare is now available to Yeovil Academy Library members.

KnowledgeShare is a targeted personal current awareness service, with bulletins delivered straight to your inbox. It allows you to stay up-to-date without overwhelming you with information.

More information on KnowledgeShare and how to access this resource can be found Here.


Cochrane Clinical Answers

Cochrane Clinical Answers is now available to all staff and students at YDH.

Cochrane Clinical Answers covers 32 Clinical Specialties and provide a readable, digestible, clinically focused entry point to rigorous research from Cochrane systematic reviews. They are designed to be actionable and to inform decision-making at the point of care. Each Cochrane Clinical Answer contains a clinical question, a short answer, and an opportunity to ‘drill down’ to the evidence from the Cochrane Review.

The link to Cochrane Clinical Answers can be found Here, along with information on and links to a few of the other resources provided by The Cochrane Library.

SWASFT Resources

Are you a member of staff within SWASFT? Want to know what resources are available to you?

The Discovery Library, which is based at Derriford Hospital, Plymouth and is the lead library for SWASFT have created a page specifically on what library services and resources members of staff within SWASFT has access to. The page can be found Here or on our Useful Links Page.

An OpenAthens password is required to be able to access some of the resources that are available.
If you don’t already have an OpenAthens password you can Register Here

Please Contact the Library if you experience any problems.