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UpToDate Anywhere

The Trust now has access to UpToDate Anywhere, have you registered yet?

Quick, easy access to UpToDate wherever you are....

You'll need to register first...

  1. Access UpToDate via the desktop icon on a Trust computer
  2. Click on Log in/Register in the top navigation bar of the UpToDate log in page
  3. Create a unique user name and password on the UpToDate Anywhere registration page
  4. You are now registered and will receive a confirmation email about installing the UpToDate Mobile App
  5. You will need to log in via the Trust network once every 3 months to keep your account active.

UpToDate Anywhere gives you evidence-based guidance when and where you need it.

  • Free UpToDate Mobile App for your iOS®, Android™ or Windows device; 
  • Log in from any computer with an Internet connection
  • Accrue free continuing education credits (CME/CE/CPD) when you research a clinical question using UpToDate onsite or remotely – including on your mobile


Any questions? Please contact us or take a look at the UpToDate helpsheet

BMJ Best Practice



Evidence Based Resources

The Cochrane Library

A collection of databases containing high quality, independant evidence.  This includes the Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews and Cochrane Clinical Answers (Free access, no passwords required).  Click here to view Cochrane Library Helpsheet

NICE Evidence Search

Access to authoratative clinical and non-clinical evidence and best practice.  This web portal covers health and social care.

NICE Latest News and Information 

News and information from NICE, National Institute for Health and Care Excellence.


Turning Research Into Practice.  Access to high quality clinical research to support practice.  Learn more about TRIP.


Access to evidence on a wide range of clinical topics.  Learn more about BestBETs.

Healthcare Databases

You can search the healthcare databases for a vast range of clinical and health management information.  You will find journal citations often with abstracts and in some cases full text articles.

Which databases can I access?  

  • AMED - Allied health and complimentary medicine.
  • BNI - British Nursing Index, Nursing, midwifery, healthvisitors.
  • CINAHL - Nursing and allied health.
  • EMBASE - Drugs and pharmacology, other aspects of medicine.
  • Health Business Elite - Healthcare administration, institution management.
  • HMIC - Information from the King's Fund and Department of Health.
  • Medline - Largest database, medicine and nursing.
  • PsycINFO - Psychology and allied fields.

Do I need usernames and passwords?  Yes, you will need an OpenAthens username and password.  You can register here.  If you register from an NHS net computer your account will be ready to use straight away, otherwise there may be a delay, while your account is checked.

Can I access them from my office / home?  Yes, your OpenAthens password will work from any internet connection.

I'm not sure where to start..  Please contact us, we offer one:one and small group training to help you get the most out of the databases and find the information you need.  You can also take a look at the following online tutorials created by NICE


We have a growing collection of e-books.  They are easy to access, however you will need an OpenAthens account registered to the Royal Surrey.  

e-Books can be read online and your Athens account gives you 24 hours return access.  They can also be downloaded for up to 2 days.  You can access the following test e-Book to see how the system works for yourself.




Clinical Biochemistry


Cardiovascular System






Emergency Medicine


Endocrinology & Diabetes


Gastrointestinal System


General Medicine






Metabolism & Nutrition 






Medical Finals & Revision












Public Health




Respiratory System








Resource Links

BMJ Case reports


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