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. We have a dedicated website for DCHS employees.

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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Is there an UpToDate tpoic that you're interested in? Email us the title or the link to the topic & we will email you back with the full-text.


BMJ Case Reports

Access to cases in all disciplines so you can easily find clinically information on common and rare conditions.

You will need a Open Athens login to access full-text reports.


ClinicalKey is a clinical search engine that supports clinical decisions by making it easier to find and apply relevant knowledge.

You can access ClinicalKey via your OpenAthens login here.

Covid 19

Covid-19 Resources

We've brought together; Point of Care Tools, Key Journals, Online Books Websites to help you access vital information & research on Covid-19.

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BMJ Learning

BMJ Learning offers high-quality continuing medical education for doctors and other healthcare professionals.


It features hundreds of accredited,

peer-reviewed learning modules in text, video, and audio formats

For full access sign into your Open Athens account.



A clinical reference tool for clinicans.

DynaMed includes:

•Overviews and recommendations
•Graphics and images
•Precise search results
•Expert reviewers
•Robust specialty content
•Mobile App
•Micromedex® Clinical Knowledge Suite drug content

You can get access here via your Open Athens account.



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.


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



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.

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Monday 9am-5pm

Tuesday 9am-5pm

Wednesday 9am-5pm

Thursday 9am-5pm

Friday 9am-5pm

Closed Sat, Sun & Bank Holidays

Get in Touch


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