Health and Social Care resources

Library resources for health and social care students, including recommended websites, and NICE guidance.

Databases for health and social care

Search for journal articles and other health data (includes CINAHL, MEDLINE and Social Care Online) and discover interactive learning resources (including, Clinical Skills and Visible Body).

Databases for health and social care

Workbooks, guides and tutorials

If you’re studying a professional short course within healthcare (CPD), we have created two workbooks to support your studies:

Reading lists

NHS OpenAthens account

NHS OpenAthens

If you are an eligible UWE Bristol student in the College of Health, Science and Society, you will automatically receive a registration email with your NHS OpenAthens username and password giving you access to electronic databases and other resources used within the NHS.

How do I log in?

Go to the NHS OpenAthens login page, enter your username and password, then click on my resources in the menu on the left of the screen to access the resources.

Log in to NHS OpenAthens

Logging in to databases via NHS OpenAthens: FAQs

What extra databases and other resources can I access?

UWE Bristol resources and NHS resources are complementary. Extra resources you can access from the NHS include the following:

Who do I contact for help?

If you need help you can contact the library. Please include you student ID number, course name and year of study with your query.

Special collections

Study skills

Study skills workshops

From making notes to structuring your writing, we offer a number of study skills events to students which take place across all UWE Bristol campuses.

Trip Pro database

Trip is a free medical database providing access to high quality clinical research evidence.

Find out more about Trip Pro