Mobile Essentials for NHS

Here is a list of mobile-friendly resources that you might need. Check our Key Information if you are unsure of some of the terminology.

BNF / BNFc (all NHS Athens)

New BNF/BNFc app July 2017!

NICE have provided an app for the BNF / BNFc. You will need an NHS Athens username / password to access it. Question mark - help logo  More details here

Clinical Key (UHNM Athens only)

Evidence-based clinical search tool - includes ebooks, ejournals, medline, topic summaries, NICE guidelines. Mobile friendly interface, rather than an app. Requires Internet connection. Question mark - help logo More details here

Cochrane Library (no login required)

Cochrane Library is a premier source for searching for systematic reviews and clinical trials. You can access the responsive website via an Internet connection. Question mark - help logo More details here

Dynamed (UHNM Athens only)

Download the app to get evidence-based, point of care support. This is available to UHNM staff via your Athens username. Question mark - help logo More details here 

Medicines Complete (all NHS Athens)

Medicines Complete is an online drug reference tool. The content available to you will vary depending on your NHS organisation. All NHS staff can access the BNF and BNFc via Medicines Complete. This is a responsive, mobile-friendly website. Question mark - help logo More details here

NICE Evidence (no login required)

NICE Evidence is a healthcare-based search engine which searches a wide-range of approved websites. It is a responsive site and will require an Internet connection. Question mark - help logo More details here

NICE Guidelines (no login required)

Download the App to get NICE guidelines on your mobile device. Question mark - help logo More details here

Pubmed (no login required)

Pubmed offers a range of mobile-friendly resources. Question mark - help logo More details here 

TRIP Database (no login required)

Search engine for high-level good quality information. This is a mobile-friendly website, requiring Internet connection. Premium content is available to NHS users via the NHS network only - access to this will depend on how your wifi is supplied. Question mark - help logo More details here

Supporting Patients

Patient.co.uk mobile apps - including leaflets and guides

Pocket Health - app based around the functionality on the NHS Choices website

Prodigy Patientpatient-friendly information with the aim of providing advice for patients on managing common medical conditions

Key Information:

Apps - these are installed on your mobile device. They may require significant memory if content is installed. You can often access downloaded content off-line ie without an Internet connection.

Responsive websites - you access content on the Internet (just like using your browser on a desktop PC), however content responds to give you a workable mobile-friendly interface. Accessing websites like this requires an Internet connection.