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We are here to support all NHS employees of Chesterfield Royal Hospital NHS Foundation Trust & Derbyshire Community Health Services (DCHS) to deliver excellent patient care. We also support nursing students from the University of Derby for the full duration of their course, Medical students and other students whilst on placement here. There is a dedicated website for Derbyshire Community Health Services staff and Derbyshire primary care and CCG staff.

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Open Athens

To access electronic resources you require an OpenAthens username and password. If you already have an account simply login to access these resources, if not you can register here

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NCBI Account

Having an My NCBI account will allow your information and database preferences to be retained, providing customised services for many NCBI databases. It allows you to save searches, select display formats, filtering options, and set up automatic searches that are sent by e-mail.

My NCBI includes other features that help you access articles including setting up your Outside Tool preferences for PubMed.

Up To Date


We have an individual subscription to access UpToDate. This means if there is an UpToDate topic that you are interested in we can provide you with a full text electronic copy direct to your inbox.


Browse UpToDate and email us the title of the topic, we will then email you back with the full text.

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NHS Knowledge and 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. 

You can access the Hub here. For full-text access you will need an Open Athens account.

BMJ Best Practice

BMJ Best Practice

BMJ Best Practice is a trusted clinical decision support tool which provides healthcare professionals with access to the latest relevant clinical information when making diagnosis and treatment decisions

For more information please click here.

Alternatively go directly to BMJ Best Practice

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You can browse, read and monitor current journal content on your mobile device, laptop or desktop PC with Browzine. It brings together articles from our subscribed journals and Open Access material into a single place.

For full-text access you will need an Open Athens account.

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ClinicalKey supports healthcare professionals with the latest evidence in a variety of formats, including full-text reference books and journals, point-of-care monographs, drug information, videos, practice guidelines, customised patient education handouts and more.

Discover the full content in the speciality packages available to you.

  • Gastroenterology & Hepatology

  • Internal Medicine

  • Obstetrics & Gynaecology


Find out more 

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KnowledgeShare is our web-based current awareness system. It will allow you to receive the latest best quality evidence in your field supporting evidence-based practice direct to your inbox.

You can register for KnowledgeShare here


You will need an OpenAthens account registered with us. 

Login to KnowledgeShare here.

Health Business Elite

Health Business Elite

Health Business Elite provides comprehensive journal content for all aspects of health care administration and other non-clinical aspects of health care institution management.

Subjects Include:

  • Computer technology

  • Facilities management

  • Hospital administration

  • Hospital management

  • Human resources

  • Insurance

  • Marketing


You will need an Open Athens account to access this database.

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Royal Marsden Manual

The Royal Marsden Manual brings together all the latest clinical evidence.

The Manual includes over 350 evidence-based clinical procedures related to every aspect of care, from handwashing to cardiopulmonary resuscitation. 

You can access the online version by logging in using your Open Athens login here

Health Business Elite
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