Children's Palliative Care Online Resources
If you're looking for literature specifically relating to children and young people's palliative care, Synopsis is the place to go. Published twice a year by Together for Short Lives, it contains hundreds of articles drawn from medical, nursing and social care journals. You can view issues from the last five years or search the online database. The latest issue July 2018 is just out.
The EACH library has picked out some of the best articles from the current Synopsis edition "Best of Synopsis July 2018" Email for a copy of any articles you'd like.
Other General Resources
If you're looking for high quality evidence based resources covering all areas of health and social care, try using NHS Evidence. No username or password required.
NHS Databases and Online Journals
If you'd like to carry out your own literature search, an NHS Athens password enables you to access a range of healthcare databases and carry out your own literature search. If you don't have an Athens password, you can register for one at www.openathens.nice.org.uk. Access the database here
Below is a list of which database to use along with a very brief description:
BNI - British Nursing Index- a very good source of UK nursing literature
CINAHL - covers worldwide literature from nursing and other allied health literature
Medline - a huge database covering all aspects of health and medical literature
PsycINFO - a prime source for psychology and psychiatry literature
EMBASE - particularly good for pharmacological literature
Access the databases here