NHS Knowledge & Library Hub

The NHS Knowledge and Library Hub connects staff and learners seamlessly to a range of high quality knowledge and evidence resources all in one place. Funded by Health Education England, the Hub is a single gateway and offers an intuitive search experience for quick searches and options for in-depth searches.


You can search the NHS Knowledge & Library Hub using the below search box.

On it you can find, for example:

  • over 7,000 journals

  • books and e-publications including OUP handbooks

  • one-click access to full-text, request a copy or contact an NHS library

  • clinical decision support tools such as BMJ Best Practice

  • NICE pathways and guidelines

  • databases like Medline, EMBASE and CINAHL

Full access is free to all NHS staff and learners through their NHS OpenAthens account.

If you haven’t already register for NHS OpenAthens