Junior doctors’ resources



Point-of-care tool. Includes Comorbidities tool. Create a personal account before downloading the app.  https://www.bmj.com/company/hee/.   

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BMJ Learning

BMJ Learning offers high-quality continuing medical education for doctors and other healthcare professionals. It features hundreds of accredited, peer-reviewed learning modules in text, video, and audio formats.

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Books from SWIMS catalogue

You can search our catalogue here or have a look at our list of printed books and ebooks to support junior doctors here


British National Formulary

Up-to-date information about the use of medicines. BNFc provides info about medicines for children. Access here: https://bnf.nice.org.uk/

Clinical Key 

Clinical evidence and point-of-care tool. Create a personal account before downloading the app. Access here: Clinical Key Psychiatry and Infection

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Clinical Knowledge Summaries

Evidence-based summaries for managing common conditions in primary care in the UK (commissioned by NICE) Access here: https://cks.nice.org.uk

Knowledge and Library Hub

Search across a wide range of resources and databases for health and social care, including access to full text journals. Access here: Knowledge and Library Hub

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Maudsley Prescribing Guidelines in Psychiatry

Guidance on prescribing practice in mental health. Access here: The Maudsley Prescribing Guidelines in Psychiatry

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Nice Guidance

Evidence based recommendations developed by independent committees, including professionals and lay members, and consulted on by stakeholders. Access here: https://nice.org.uk/


You will need an account to access some of these resources – sign up for free here: www.openathens.nice.org.uk/

Oxford University Press Titles

150+ key titles from the OUP including Oxford Handbooks for all the specialties. Access here: https://pages.oup.com/hee

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 Trip ProA tool to find high quality clinical research evidence. Access here: https://www.tripdatabase.com/Pro

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Page last reviewed: 6 June, 2024