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Education Centre Library

Education Centre

Chesterfield Royal Hospital NHS Foundation Trust




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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. We have a dedicated website for DCHS employees.

MEDLINE Complete provides full-text for more than 2,200 journals dating back to 1916. 


These journals cover a wide range of subjects within the biomedical and health fields.

Search & retrieve information using MeSH (Medical Subject Headings).

MEDLINE Complete is an essential research tool for medical literature. Login to Open Athens to use MEDLINE Complete.

This tutorial demonstrates the features of the MEDLINE Complete database


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.


The Education Centre Library has an individual subscription to access UpToDate. This means that 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 Up-to-Date here and email the title of the topic to us and we will email you back with the full text.

Research Repository
Wiley Journal Collection
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ORDA is our research repository which showcases all research papers and articles published by staff here at Chesterfield Royal Hospital as well as at other NHS Trusts throughout the region.

You can access the repository here

If you have had any research published that you would like uploading onto the archive please contact our Librarian, Aneesa Lindau.

We have access to 400+ peer reviewed Medical & Nursing journals online available via Wiley Online Library.

The titles available include: British Journal of Surgery, BJU International, International Journal of Dermatology, Journal of Advanced Nursing Journal of Clinical Nursing and many more.

The access for these journals is via OpenAthens and links will appear during searches on the Healthcare Databases.

The MAH Complete collection brings together leading peer-reviewed journals for practitioners in Nursing, Midwifery and Allied Health, which are relevant and applicable to daily practice.

Titles include British Journal of Community Nursing, British Journal of Midwifery and British Journal of Healthcare Management.

A full list of all the titles can be found here

To access the content go here and log in using your OpenAthens credentials.

Full details including a step by step guide to accessing the journals can be found here