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Clinical Resources

BioDigital Human

BioDigital Human is an interactive 3D anatomy program which allows you to visualise anatomy, internal and external diseases and treatments.  This resource is available for KCH and GSTT staff via NHS OpenAthens.

To sign up for this resource, please follow these steps:

  • Click on this link and login using your NHS OpenAthens username and password
  • This will direct you to the BioDigital Human landing page.  From here, select the SIgn Up option
  • The Sign Up form should have either King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, or Guy's and St. Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust at the top of the page.  Fill in your details to create your account
  • If you cannot see your Trust name at the top of the form (e.g. if you are signing up from a personal device, or from a non-NHS PC), please try signing up using an Incognito tab in your browser, or clear cookies from the browser you're using



TOXBASE provides advice on the features and management of poisoning of around 17,000 products and substances, together with information for chemical incidents, and monographs from the UK Teratology Information Service.

It is available as a free app for all NHS staff.

After downloading the TOXBASE app to your phone or tablet, users create a personal app account by completing the registration form on the sign-in screen and then clicking a link in an activation email.  You must use your NHS email address for the registration. 

TOXBASE is available from the App Store and Google Play

Bibliographic software

  • NHS staff can request a RefWorks account if they are expert or regular searchers of bibliographic databases. 
  • Access to Refworks is also available to King's College London Alumni.

Contact the library for further details.

Accessing clinical evidence on the move - apps to download

Make sure you can get easy access to top quality medical evidence on the ward and when away from your computer by downloading the mobile apps below. These apps help ensure you have access to the best current evidence, to combine with your clinical expertise and patient values and preferences, ensuring Evidence-Based Practice.


Take a look at review sites which test and review medical related mobile apps to see which ones are good for you and which ones are not worth the memory space.

LibKey Nomad

LibKey Nomad is a browser extension which links you to the full-text of articles when you are searching on journal websites, wikipedia, Google, PubMed and other places on the web. You can install Nomad onto your own devices (please note this may not be possible on Trust devices) to make it easy to access the full version of journal articles you wish to read.

The extension is available for Chrome, Firefox and Microsoft Edge, Safari, Brave and Vivaldi browsers. The Chrome and Microsoft Edge links are available below:

Exam resources for medicine

Eligible trainees at King’s College Hospital can now submit applications to use their Study Leave allowance to cover the cost of an online examination aids including BMJ OnExamination and PasTest.

Please identify the course you are interested in and discuss your requirements with your educational supervisor. Once agreed submit your request via Intrepid as Exam preparation course relevant to level of training and in a comment box note that this is for an online exam revision course/test.

Applications must be submitted online prospectively, are restricted to one per examination module and are subject to a cap of £200 per trainee. Please see the Study Leave Kwiki page for further details and ensure you check eligibility before applying.


BNF and BNFC app logo

A combined BNF and BNFC app has been created by the publishers with full details on the BNF website.

The app is available to download for free on Android and iPhone devices. An NHS OpenAthens login is no longer required. 

The BNF and BNFc can also be accessed online from NICE without login.

BMJ Best Practice App

BMJ Best Practice is a point of care knowledge tool with step by step guidance on diagnosis, prognosis, treatment and prevention. It is updated daily using robust evidence based methodology and expert opinion. A new Comorbidities Manager is now available to help inform treatment decision making. 

An App version is available. To download the app you will need to create a free personal account.  To Login with NHS OpenAthens you should click the "Access through your institution" button and enter NHS in England as the name of your institution - you will then be prompted for your OpenAthens login.

A number of users have reported difficulties with setting up the app.  If you have previously had a BMJ personal account this should sync with the Best Practice app but if you have any problems, do contact