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Library and evidence service for primary care

This page highlights library services and resources that might be useful for Derby and Derbyshire primary care and CCG staff. Many high quality evidence-based resources are available free of charge, and can be accessed after registering for an OpenAthens account. If you need help with anything on this page, just get in touch!

Click HERE to find useful resourses around Literature and evidence searching

Click HERE to find about the training available

Click HERE to go to the Point of care and quick search resources

Click HERE to go to Healthcare databases for in-depth searching

Click HERE to go E-books and E-journals

Chloe Turner

Primary Care Librarian 


I can help ALL staff groups with:

•       Finding articles and other e-resources

•       OpenAthens registration

•       Literature and evidence searching

•       Setting up regular bulletins and current awareness alerts to help you stay up-to-date

•       Group and one-to-one training sessions on topics such as finding the evidence using a variety of electronic resources, critical appraisal, reflective writing, writing for publication and study skills

•       Supporting students on placement or apprenticeships

•       Supporting staff who are also studying or doing CPD

•       Support practice training needs

NHS OpenAthens is the single username and password for nearly all the library resources purchased for NHS staff. Register here if you haven't already.

Use Primary care and CCG staff in Derbyshire as your organisation.