Covid-19 – freely available resources to all NHS staff

A lot of publishers are making their subscription resources freely available to NHS staff during the Coronavirus pandemic. The resources below are accessible now but the list will be updated as new things become available:

Point of Care tools

BMJ Best Practice (purchased content by NHS England)
BMJ Best Practice
is a point of care tool that draws on the latest evidence-based research to offer step-by-step guidance on diagnosis, prognosis and treatment approach. https://bestpractice.bmj.com/topics/en-gb/3000168

EBSCO Dynamed
Freely available resources during the Coronavirus pandemic
https://www.dynamed.com/condition/covid-19-novel-coronavirus/

From UptoDate
UpToDate
is an evidence-based, physician-authored clinical decision support resource that assists clinicians with point-of-care decisions. This resource has been made freely available during the Coronavirus pandemic.
https://www.uptodate.com/contents/coronavirus-disease-2019-covid-19-psychiatric-issues

Journal content

BMJ Online
BMJ’s covid-19 hub supports health professionals and researchers with practical guidance, online CPD courses, as well as the latest news, comment, and research from BMJ. The content is free and updated daily. https://www.bmj.com/coronavirus

Elsevier
To support the extraordinary efforts of the health and research communities combatting coronavirus, we have created a range of free resources, including textbooks, evidence-based clinical guidance, and more than 20,000 research articles to read, download and data mine. This directory provides a complete overview of those resources https://www.elsevier.com/novel-coronavirus-covid-19

Emerald Insight – Covid Information
Collated research related to COVID-19 and management of epidemics and the wider impact on society – available here

Oxford Academic Journals
As part of the response to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic across the world, Oxford University Press has made content from online resources and leading journals freely accessible to assist researchers, medical professionals, policy makers, and others who are working to address this health crisis. Available here

Taylor and Francis Group
COVID-19: Novel Coronavirus Content – free to Access
https://taylorandfrancis.com/coronavirus/#

Access to e-book collections

EBSCO have made the following e-book collections available to all staff and students with an OpenAthens username and password (contact the library for assistance in creating an account)

e-book Clinical Collection
e-book Nursing Collection
e-book Mental Health Collection

Online courses to support CPD

NHS England e-learning for Healthcare
New e-learning modules have been added to eLfH. These include a section on staff wellbeing and resilience which link through to resources such as mental health and psychosocial considerations during the COVID-19 outbreak.

BMJ Online CPD Courses
In response to the rapidly evolving challenges posed by COVID-19, BMJ are providing free access to their most relevant CPD online courses to update and refresh clinical knowledge for those supporting our healthcare systems. https://new-learning.bmj.com/covid-19

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