Coronavirus / COVID-19

A number of publishers have made parts of their collections relating to coronavirus / COVID-19 freely available. Please see below for a range of resources. If you would like a librarian to run a literature search for you, please submit a request or contact the Health Library.

Children's Commissioner children's guide to coronavirus

NHS - advice to everyone from the NHS

Nosy Crow Books, Coronavirus: a book for children - free downloadable book for children, to help them to understand the coronavirus

The COVID game - play the game; answer questions and avoid the virus

UK Government - advice to the public from the UK government

WHO Myth Busters - advice for the public from WHO

John Hopkins University - Coronavirus / COVID-19 Map

Office for National Statistics - latest data and analysis of coronavirus / covid-19 and its impact

UK Covid-19 Statistics - regular summaries, graphs and charts of national and international data

UK Government dashboard - statistics dashboard

World Health Organisation (WHO) - coronavirus disease (covid-19) dashboard


BMJ Best Practice - Coronavirus Disease 2019 / Covid-19 topic page

Clinical Knowledge Summaries - COVID-19 topic for primary care practitioners

Dynamed - the Covid-19 topic is freely available. UHNM users who login via OpenAthens can "Follow" the topic to get updates sent to their email.

Elsevier Clinical Key - key topic available to UHNM openathens users only. 

Oxford Medcine Online - a range of Oxford Medicine Online textbooks are availavle to NHS users. Watch this video to learn which texts will be most useful.

Uptodate - clinical effectiveness coronavirus / covid19 resources made available to all

Cochrane Library - special collections evidence relevant to critical care and infection control and prevention measures for Covid-19

NICE rapid guidelines and evidence reviews are available from NICE

Oxford Covid-19 Evidence Service - regularly updated evidence synthesis and reviews.

Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists - have created a guidance page on Coronavirus (COVID-19) infection and pregnancy

Royal Colleges and Other Professional Bodies - HEE is maintaining a list of  COVID-19 related resources that is being published by the various Royal Colleges. Please check back for updates.

Mark Allen Group Online - freely available articles from the MAG Online library of nursing-based journals 

Nursing Standard (RCNi) - COVID-19 centre to support nurses

BMJ relevant articles on coronavirus are being made freely available

Elsevier - have published articles, videos and more in their Coronavirus Information Centre

Emerald Publishing - freely available research on: Coronavirus, the management of epidemics and the wider impact on society

Knowledge for Healthcare HEE - Covid-19 search Bank, completed literature searches by library services within the NHS

Lancet - have published a Covid-19 Resource Centre, and are making articles on this topic freely available

NEJM freely available articles available from NEJM

Oxford Journals - online content from leading journals has been made available

Pubmed - a review article is being published in pubmed and regularly updated Features, Evaluation and Treatment Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Taylor & Francis - free content related to coronavirus / COVID-19, including research articles and book chapters

UK Health Security Agency - updates available and collections listed

Wiley - a range of articles from Wiley publications are being made freely available

WHO latest updates from the World Health Organisation, including a page on the global research