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The easiest way to search all of our journals is through the Knowledge and Library Search Hub

If you don’t have access to a journal that you need, please contact us. We can get hold of articles and books from other libraries for you.

BMJ Case Reports

BMJ Case Reports is an important educational resource offering a high volume of cases in all disciplines so that healthcare professionals, researchers and others can easily find clinically important information on common and rare conditions.

How do I access BMJ Case Reports?

  • Visit click ‘Log in’.
  • You will be presented with a ‘Log in via OpenAthens’ button.
  • Sign in with your NHS OpenAthens username and password.

Institutional Fellowships – This gives all faculty, staff and students within your institution the freedom to submit as many cases as they like as well as access to and reuse of all the published material.

Contact your Library at for further information.

Eastern Devon: 

Tel: 01392 406800

Northern Devon:


01271 322363 (Ext. 2363)

BMJ Journals

BMJ Journals includes a variety of key titles, across a range of specialities, including clinical, evidence-based and public health journals.

How do I access BMJ Journals?

  • Visit and click ‘Log in’.
  • You will be presented with a ‘Log in via OpenAthens’ button.
  • Sign in with your NHS OpenAthens username and password.

Don't have an OpenAthens account? Sign up HERE


Use BrowZine to easily find, read, and monitor thousands of scholarly journals available to you via the library.

How do I access BrowZine?

  • Go to
  • Select ‘Choose my library’.
  • Choose ‘Northern Devon Healthcare Trust’ from the list of library names.
  • Please note: you may need to login with your NHS OpenAthens account to access fulltext journal articles.

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Cinahl Ultimate

CINAHL Ultimate is the new definitive resource for nursing and allied health research, providing full text for more of the most used journals in the CINAHL index than any other database.

It covers more than 50 nursing specialities and includes quick lessons, evidence-based care sheets, CEU modules and research instruments.

The easiest and quickest way to access Cinahl Ultimate is via the NHS Knowledge and Library Search Hub

An NHS OpenAthens account is need for full access. You can register for OpenAthens here

Cochrane Library

The Cochrane Library is a collection of databases that contain different types of high-quality, independent evidence to inform healthcare decision-making. The Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews (CDSR) is the leading resource for systematic reviews in health care and reports of randomised and quasi-randomised controlled trials.

How do I access the Cochrane Library?

  • Visit
  • Please note: On an NHS networked computer, you should have immediate access without having to log-in.
  • At home & elsewhere, click ‘Sign in’ and select ‘Institutional login’.
  • Select the option to ‘Login with OpenAthens’.
  • Sign in with your NHS OpenAthens username and password.


HSJ - Health Service Journal

Health Service Journal (HSJ) is the news and insight service for all healthcare leaders working in, for, or with the NHS. They bring you healthcare and NHS news, and are the only organisation that covers all aspects of publicly funded healthcare from health policy to acute and primary care, specialist services to mental health and commissioning to provision.

They provide news, analysis, best practice information and advice from the most influential people in health, for the most influential people in health.

How do I access HSJ?

  • We are currently not allocating HSJ accounts as we are now oversubscribed. We are undertaking a review of the subscription prior to the end of the current contract in March. Please contact if you have any questions


HSJ App – Go to the Google Play store or Apple’s App Store on your device.

ProQuest ASSIA

ASSIA: Applied Social Sciences Index and Abstracts is an indexing and abstracting tool covering health, social services, psychology, sociology, economics, politics, race relations and education. Updated monthly, ASSIA provides a comprehensive source of social science and health information for the practical and academic professional.

How do I access Proquest ASSIA?

  • Click HERE access Proquest ASSIA.
  • Sign in with your NHS OpenAthens username and password.

Wiley Medicine and Nursing Journal Collection

Wiley Medicine and Nursing Journal Collection – Featuring a range of over 400 titles in total, this collection provides the latest news and information across a broad spectrum of critical healthcare issues.

How do I access Wiley journals?


Last updated: February 14, 2024


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