Nursing resources

Suggested resources for nursing and midwifery staff and students

Online platforms

  • Royal Marsden - your definitive guide to clinical nursing skills
  • BMJ Best Practice - view the latest research evidence, guidelines and expert opinion covering prevention, diagnosis, treatment and prognosis
  • Knowledge and Library Hub - your single place to search and access all our ebooks, print books and ejournals


  • Ebooks reading list - view a list of ebooks covering all elements of nursing and midwifery care, including leadership, specialty nursing, mentoring, publishing. preceptorship and research
  • Print books reading list - view a list of print books available in the library covering nursing and midwifery topics


  • Mark Allen journals - includes:
    • British Journal of Cardiac Nursing
    • British Journal of Community Nursing
    • British Journal of Nursing
    • International Journal of Ophthalmic Practice
    • Journal of Prescribing Practice
    • International Journal of Palliative Nursing
    • Journal of Wound Care
    • Practice Nursing
  • Wiley journals - includes:
    • Alzheimer's and Dementia
    • British Journal of Learning Disabilities
    • Journal of Advanced Nursing
    • Journal of Clinical Nursing
    • Journal of Nursing Management
    • International Journal of Nursing Practice
    • International Journal of Mental Health Nursing
    • Journal of Midwifery and Women's Health
    • Nursing Inquiry
    • Public Health Nursing
  • BrowZine - browse a large collection of ejournal titles related to nursing, see latest articles published, save articles for later reading or reflection
Games (borrow these from the library, suitable for groups)
  • The communication game - an educational board game to help you understand communication support needs and improve communication skills
  • The hydration game - an educational board game to help you recognise and minimise dehydration for patients, residents and staff
  • The nutrition game - an educational board game to help you understand malnutrition and improve how you support people to eat and drink
  • The priorities game: getting your ward in order - an educational board game to help you with decision making and judging priorities on the ward
  • The sepsis game: spot it, treat it, beat it - an educational board game to help you recognise and manage sepsis