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Infection Prevention & Control: Databases

Infection Prevention and Control > Databases

ou can access a range of bibliographical databases with your NHS OpenAthens account. Sign in to see what you can access.

You can access bibliographic databases from the providers' websites. For example:

  • Medline
  • Embase

Health Education England provides links to these databases and materials to help you search effectively.

You will need to sign in to the databases with your NHS OpenAthens account.

NHS Kowledge and Library Hub

Visit Health Education England’s NHS Knowledge and Library Hub for:

  • A single search of all the knowledge and library resources available to you, whether purchased nationally or locally.
  • Links to database provider websites for advanced literature searching.
  • A browsable list of all the journals you can access.
  • A list of all resources purchased nationally for the NHS in England.

You'll need to sign in with your NHS OpenAthens account to access the resources.


UpToDate provides evidence-based summaries relating to a wide range of conditions. .

An NHS Open Athens account is required unless you access via the Trust intranet (see bottom of the homepage)


For help using any of these databases, see the Library Training Page

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