Healthcare professionals need ready access to reliable, up-to-date information when making diagnosis and treatment decisions. If you have an internet-enabled mobile phone, PDA or handheld device there are a number of web based resources available to help. An NHS OpenAthens user name and password may be required to use a number of these mobile access sites.
Up-to-date information about the selection and clinical use of medicines.
- Android users click here to install from the Google Play store
- iOS users click here to install from the Apple App Store
Free access to clinical and non-clinical information – local, regional, national and international. It includes evidence, guidance and government policy. To access : visit the NICE apps for smartphones and tablets web pages
Clinical Knowledge Summaries (CKS)
Evidence based information and practical “know how” about common conditions aimed at healthcare professionals working in primary care. Access via: https://cks.nice.org.uk/
NHS uk: Health tools Interactive tools, smartphone apps and podcasts
TRIP database: uses the principles of evidence based medicine to answer clinical questions.
Mobile sites and apps
- BlueIce – Oxford Health NHS FT – a prescribed evidence-based app to help young people manage their emotions and to reduce urges to self-harm. https://www.oxfordhealth.nhs.uk/blueice/
- First consult – Clinical Key: https://www.clinicalkey.com/info/anz/wp-content/uploads/sites/9/2014/10/AUSCK2014-FC-App-Flyer_v1.pdf
- Pubmed mobile www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/m/pubmed
- Epocrates – https://www.epocrates.com/ drug reference
- Medical calculations http://www.mediquations.com/iPhone_iPodTouch_iPad/index.html
- Medscape https://www.medscape.com/public/mobileapp
- Nature https://www.nature.com/mobileapps/
- NEJM mobile app http://www.imedicalapps.com/2010/06/new-england-journal-of-medicine-iphone-app-free-content/
- Pubmed on tap https://www.referencesontap.com/
- Skyscape – https://www.skyscape.com/index/home.aspx
Page last reviewed: 1 June, 2022