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We are based in three locations throughout Derbyshire and offer a full and comprehensive library and knowledge service to all NHS employees of Derbyshire Community Health Services. 

We are here to support all employees of DCHS to deliver exceptional patient care. We provide help and support to colleagues by enabling them to access the right knowledge and best available evidence to improve clinical outcomes. We also support staff and students in their life-long learning, education and development ensuring they have easy access to our resources and facilities.

If you are
Derbyshire primary care and CCG staff please visit your dedicated library service here.

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If you don't already have an account you can register here. OpenAthens gives you access to full-text articles, point of care tools & e-books.

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You can browse and read current journal content with BrowZine. It brings together articles from our subscribed journals and Open Access material into a single place.

For full-text access you will need an Open Athens account.

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The NHS Knowledge and Library Hub brings all the resources available to NHS staff and service providers into one place, enabling you to find evidence resources to support your clinical practice, learning and research.

You will need an OpenAthens account to gain full access to the hub. You can register here.

The Royal Marsden Manual of Clinical Nursing Procedures

Royal Marsden Manual

The Royal Marsden Manual brings together all the latest clinical evidence.

The Manual includes over 350 evidence-based clinical procedures related to every aspect of care, from handwashing to cardiopulmonary resuscitation. 

You can access the online version by logging in using your Open Athens login here

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