Here you will find resources available via NHS OpenAthens

Contact Beth via   for help with registering for NHS OpenAthens, accessing and using any of these resources.

Access to Resources

Register for an NHS OpenAthens account to access these resources.

Register with NHS OpenAthens

Select the organisation that is most applicable to you e.g. BLMK. 

Knowledge and Library Hub

Access the Knowledge and Library Hub

The Knowledge and Library Hub brings together key resources in one place including BMJ Best Practice, ebooks, journals, and databases such as MedLine and CINAHL.  You can access the Hub without logging in, but you will need an NHS OpenAthens account to access any of the resources. 

Key Ebooks

Oxford Handbook of General Practice

Oxford Handbook of Primary Care and Community Nursing

Emergencies in Primary Care

Oxford Handbook of Prescribing for Nurses and Allied Health Professionals

BMJ Best Practice

BMJ Best Practice summarises the evidence to support decision-making at the point of care.  

Step by step guides to diagnosis, prognosis and treatment, plus procedure videos connect you to the latest evidence and best practice when you need it.

Download the BMJ Best Practice app to access all this content offline and on the go. Log in with your OpenAthens account and register for a BMJ Best Practice personal account to use the app.  



British National Formulary

Access the BNF and the BNF for Children for rapid reference to up-to-date information on the use of medicines.