Dynamed is an evidence-based clinical reference tool, providing you with the most up-to-date information on a wide range of diseases and conditions. Available to UHNM staff, via NHS OpenAthens.

Online guides

Dynamed Introduction (604 KB) - leaflet from the library, introducing Dynamed

Dynamed support for new foundation year doctors - short video taking you through the main features of Dynamed; login via your NHS OpenAthens username (UHNM only)

How to... blog posts from our Information Skills blog:

Please note these currently refer to Dynamed Plus which has now been upgraded and renamed to Dynamed. For now these features will probably work in a very similar way. These will be replaced over time.

Dynamed mobile app

Dynamed is available as an app so that you can access it on the go.

Download instructions:

  1. Go to the desktop version of Dynamed and log in with your UHNM OpenAthens username
  2. Create your personal Ebsco account
  3. Go to your app store and search for Dynamed
  4. Download the app from Ebsco
  5. Install the app and open it
  6. On the authenticate screen, select the option “sign in” at the top
  7. Sign in with your Ebsco personal account details
  8. Choose which installation you want
  9. Start searching!

These are the install options:

  • Online Only: Use the app only while connected to the internet.
  • Partial Install: Store text and image thumbnails on your device. Full images are available when you are connected to the internet. This option helps you save space on your device.
  • Full Install: Store all DynaMed content on your device. You do not need to be connected to the internet to access content on the app.

Note: It is recommended that you are on a Wi-Fi connection for the initial download of DynaMed content as well as when updates become available.