Welcome to the Library Services support pages for NHS staff.
Library Services can help you with:
If you need any help, feel free to contact us.
Finding Evidence elearning now available (June 2018)
Are you trying to develop a search strategy? Struggling to access the full text of a journal article? Looking for reviews, guidelines or summaries of evidence? Searching for information but getting lots of irrelevant results or nothing at all?
This course will help you find the evidence you need to support your work, education and/or research. It will assist in carrying out a literature search to inform patient care or service development, update guidelines or policies, support assignments or professional development and inform research.
This course is available via the King's Health Partners Learning Hub (registration required). It includes the six modules below from the NHS e-LfH Literature Searching Programme.
available (March 2018).
Have you got the latest BNF and BNFC apps?
The NICE BNF and BNFC apps was phased out in the summer of 2017.
A single app has replaced them - full details on the BNF website.
The apps are available for Android and iPhone devices. NHS OpenAthens is no longer required. The NICE version of the app will continue to be updated for a few months before being phased out.
The NICE Guidance app remains available.
Security and ID cards
There has been a general tightening of access arrangements across the university estate. Please ensure that you carry your King's Library ID card and NHS ID card when coming to visit us. If you have not yet registered it is particularly vital to have your NHS ID card with you to ensure you can come and visit.
This high quality point of care resource is available at Guy's and St Thomas' Hospital and King's College Hospital. DynaMed Plus is the evidence-based reference tool for use at the point-of-care to get answers to clinical questions quickly and easily. DynaMed Plus covers a wide range of specialties. Each topic includes concise summaries and detailed recommendations based on the most current evidence. An app is available – login and follow the link to "get the Dynamed Plus Mobile App". Login free access is available from GSTT PCs via dynamed.com or direct from the tool menu on the EPR.
Wifi from The Cloud
King's College London has introduced a free guest wifi service provided by The Cloud. You will be prompted to register when you try and connect. More details on the IT wifi page. The AccessKings wifi service has been withdrawn. Affiliates are able to log on to http://www.kcl.ac.uk/it/support/wireless/index.aspx Eduroam
Ebooks from Oxford
You can now access the full collection of Oxford University Press ebooks in health via Oxford Medicine Online. So every Oxford Handbook, Oxford Textbook, Emergencies in, Oxford Desk References whenever you need it. And online offers additional possibilities so the Oxford Textbook of Medicine was updated in February and includes extra chapters, videos and so on. You can download high quality images for your power point slides. Login free access is available via IP on GSTT and King's College London Library PCs, via the Kwiki ebooks page at KCH or via OpenAthens from anywhere.
To login via OpenAthens - go to OxfordMedicine.com select "Sign in" and then "Login with Athens/Access Management Federation". At this point you need to identify yourself as being part of "NHS England" by either typing into the list or selecting the option when offered if you have accessed the site before. You will then be prompted for your OpenAthens login.
Feel free to chat to us in person, by phone or by using our 24/7 live online chat - details are on our Contact Us page
For general enquiries about Library Services, you can also email firstname.lastname@example.org