This page contains a list of links that we think our users might useful. If you have any suggestions please email us
- New Life Foundation for Disabled Children
- BioMed Central. BioMed Central offers fast, efficient online publishing of research articles in all areas of biomedical research with full peer review and no barriers to access of any kind. Submission is online and authors retain copyright. All original articles are published in one of the BioMed Central journals (Biology and Medicine) as well as being posted without delay on PubMed Central and indexed in PubMed.
- BioMed Image Archive
- BLISS (for babies born too soon, too small, too sick)
- British Association of Occupational Therapists & College of Occupational Therapists
- British Association of Paediatric Surgeons
- British Cochlear Implant Group
- British Dietetic Association
- British National Formulary for Children
- British Orthopaedic Association
- British Pediatric Surveillance Unit (BPSU)
- British Psychological Society
- Child & Teen Health: links from the US National Library of Medicine's Medline Plus.
- Child Growth Foundation. Includes information on Turner's Syndrome, Noonan Syndrome, and other disorders related to growth and development.
- (Note that the Royal College of Paediatrics & Child Health also publishes information on growth reference charts for use in the UK.)
- Children Acts
- Children's Commissioner
- Children's Legal Centre
- Children's Pain Assessment Project
- Children's Trust
- Clinical Trials Databases
- Conference Proceedings
- Confidential Enquiry into Maternal And Child Health (CEMACH). Previously the Confidential Enquiry into Stillbirths and Deaths in Infancy or (CESDI)
- Contact a Family (CaF)
- Electronic Child Network (Canada)
- Endnote FAQs
- Emedicine: Emergency Medicine An online medical reference, with sections on paediatrics. Highlight any medical term, and a separate screen appears with a definition from the Merrian-Webster dictionary.and references to images etc.
- European Society of Paediatric Urology
- Every Child Matters
- Evidence Based Medicine
- Evidence Based Resources
- General Medical Council
- General Pediatrics A digital library of high quality, peer reviewed general paediatric websites. Includes policy statements, clinical practice guidelines, consumer health information, CME courses, case studies, patient simulations and ebm resources.
- Global Child Health Society The Global Child Health Society is a non-profit child health and rights advocacy organization, with headquarters in Vancouver, Canada and chapters in various regions in the world. It provides for the collection and sharing of essential information for the mobilization of individuals, agencies and organizations having concern for the health and welfare issues of the world's children. Includes links to Global ChildNet and Child & Youth Health Congresses.
- GOSH 150 To mark the 150th anniversary of the opening of the Hospital for Sick Children Great Ormond Street (which occurred on 14th February 2002) click here to read an article on the anniversary published in The Guardian A select list of some useful government publications on health and healthcare.
- Grey Literature
- Growth Reference Charts The Royal College of Paediatrics & Child Health publishes information on Growth Reference Charts for use in the UK.
- Guides and Leaflets
- Guidelines websites
- Health Care Conferences
- Healthfinder General health site hosted by the US Government.
- Health Information for London Online (HILO) From this site, health and social care staff in the London Region can access a range of health information sites provided nationally, and by the NHS Library and Information Services in London.
- Health News Free news service which includes a section on paediatrics (and other specialties). (Free) registration required to.
- Health Professions Council
- Healthcare Commission
- Journal Impact Factors on the Web
The Journal Impact Factors (otherwise known as the Journal Citation Reports) are on the Web. It is accessible on the UCL network as part of the Web of Knowledge subscription.
JSTOR is a unique digital archive collection of core scholarly journals starting with the first issues (many of which date from the 1800s) and made available to participating UK higher education institutions via the World Wide Web.
Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation
The JDRF funds research to find a cure for type 1 (juvenile) diabetes and its complications.
- Journal Impact Factors on the Web
- Medical Image Repositories
- Medical Research Council
- Medicines & Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA)
A government agency which is responsible for ensuring that medicines and medical devices work, and are acceptably safe.
- NHS Confederation
The NHS Confederation is the only membership body for all NHS organisations. Its members include over 95% of NHS trusts, primary care trusts and health authorities in England and Wales; health boards and trusts in Scotland; and health and social services trusts and boards in Northern Ireland.
- National Children's Bureau
The NCB is a registered charity which promotes the interests and well-being of all children and young people across every aspect of their lives.
- National Clinical Assessment Service
Aims to provide a support service to health authorities and hospital and community trusts who are faced with concerns over the performance of an individual doctor.
- National Institute of Child Health & Human Development
The National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD) seeks to assure that every individual is born healthy, is born wanted, and has the opportunity to fulfill his or her potential for a healthy and productive life unhampered by disease or disability. In pursuit of this mission, the NICHD conducts and supports laboratory, clinical, and epidemiological research on the reproductive, neurobiologic, developmental, and behavioral processes that determine and maintain the health of children, adults, families, and populations.
- National Library of Medicine Databases
- National Library of Medicine Web Catalogue
- National Patient Safety Agency
Improving the safety and quality of care through reporting, analysing and learning
- NHS Confederation
- Office of National Statistics
- Office of Rare Diseases (USA)
The website of the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD). Here you can find information on more than 6000 rare diseases, including current research, publications from scientific and medical journals, completed research, ongoing studies, and patient support groups.
- Office of the Children's Commissioner
An educational website of interest to junior doctors. It includes links to MCQs, details of revision courses, and summaries of medical news.
- Patient and Liaison Service at Great Ormond Street Hospital
- Paediatric Critical Care Medicine
- Patient Self Help and Support Groups
- Pediatric Emergency Medicine Database
From the Alberta Children's Hospital (Canada). Includes references to printed and online studies in pediatric emergency medicine.
- Popline on the Web
Search the Popline database which provides citations with abstracts of the worldwide literature on population, family planning, and related health issues. Uses the National Library of Medicine's "Internet Grateful Med" search interface.
- Teen & Child Health
A useful set of links from the US National Library of Medicine's Medline Plus.
- TRIP (Turning Research Into Practice)
TRIP Database allows you to cross-search around 150 freely available online resources containing high-quality 'evidence-based' health information from around the world. Resources searchable via TRIP include The Cochrane Library, PubMed Clinical Queries, Clinical Evidence, BestBETs and journals such as Evidence-Based Medicine and Bandolier. Trip is freely available but users may set up a username and password to allow email alerts as new items are added to TRIP.
- Tutorials to the library resources
- Teen & Child Health