NHS resources available through the NHS Athens password

A range of electronic resources  is available via an NHS Athens password to GOSH  staff. 


Access to databases and full text for the Health Care and Academic communities. Databases provided by OvidSP are MEDLINE, EMBASE, PSYCinfo, AMED.

Databases included are: AMED, BNI Cinahl, Embase, Health Business Elite, HMIC, Medline and Psycinfo

provides full text coverage for about 500 nursing & allied health journals

 provides full text coverage for about 500 journals covering all aspects of health care management.


provides a complete A-Z listing of all the journals you can access, both in print and electronically.

publish original high quality, high impact clinical and research articles on a diverse range of medical topics.

 BMJ Journals Collection comprises of 22 leading medical titles on specialist clinical areas, public health and evidence-based medicine.

Access over 1500 scientific, technical & medical peer-reviewed journals from Elsevier Science and other publishers. Search over 40 million abstracts from scientific articles. Link out to articles from over 80 other publishers.

Journal content (PDFs, html abstracts) delivery platform.


MyiLibrary provides a faster and easier way to access collections of books, reports, journals, bulletins and other documents published by inter-governmental organisations such as the World Bank, United Nations and International Labour Organisation.

Websites and other resources: 

Best Health is a health website for patients, which has in-depth information on all major chronic conditions. It tells patients which treatments work and which don't based on the latest and best research evidence.

BMJ Learning is an interactive website designed for all healthcare professionals to support their personal development, learning and CME (Continuing Medical Education) needs.

Anatomy.tv is an interactive anatomy resource produced by Primal Pictures and is now available to healthcare staff in London. This 3D anatomy resource is accessed via NHS Athens login. Anatomy TV features anatomical pictures that can be rotated, and layers can be removed in order to expose underlying structures. 

Mobile Application access to the British National Formulary (BNF) and British National Formulary for children (BNFC)

Provider of online access to some of the world's leading drug and healthcare references, including the BNF and the BNF for Children.

Your gateway to objective and authoritative information on medical advances in the post-genomic era; delivering concise, forward-looking perspectives on the scientific, clinical, economic and policy issues that confront us in modern healthcare.

UCL-procured electronic resources

A significant number of resources are licensed through UCL Library Services that are accessible using a personal NHS Athens account, directly from the desktop at the workplace or at home