First Steps for Healthcare Assistants
Royal College of Nursing's popular online learning tool for health care assistants. Whether you’re new to your role, or looking to boost your knowledge, First Steps will give you the skills you need to succeed.
Essence of Care 2010 - Department of Health
Essence of Care contains 12 benchmarks that aim to support localised quality improvement and frontline care across care settings at a local level.
Health Education England: Support Worker - Help and Resources
This page has been put together for Health Care Support Works to enable them to find, in one place, information relevant to their current role as well as information about how they can progress to registered professions.
The Royal Marsden Manual of Clinical Nursing Procedures - The definitive guide to clinical nursing skills. Access online with your OpenAthens account.
BMJ Best Practice - This resource combines the latest research evidence, guidelines and expert opinion in a step-by-step approach and covering prevention, diagnosis, treatment and prognosis. Log in with your OpenAthens account.
NICE Guidance - The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) provides national guidance and advice to improve health and social care.
Trip - Trip is a clinical search engine designed to allow users to quickly and easily find and use high-quality research evidence to support their practice and/or care. Log in with your OpenAthens account to access TripPRO.
Click on one of the following subjects to view the library books available on that topic.Visit our libraries to borrow or contact us if you have any questions.
- Care planning and pathways
- Equality and diversity
- Fluids and nutrition
- Healthcare assistants
- Infection prevention & control
- Learning disabilities
- Mental health nursing
- Nursing assessment and diagnosis
- Nursing communication
- Nursing models
- Nursing skills
- Patient safety
- Patient-centred care
- Quality in care
- Reflective practice and portfolios
- Study skills
If you are looking for a specific book you can search our library catalogue to see where it is held.
Ebooks can be accessed using an NHS OpenAthens account.
If you would like to borrow an item please contact your local library
You can access lots of electronic journals with your NHS OpenAthens account, including the following titles:
- BMC Nursing
- British Journal of Community Nursing
- British Journal of Nursing
- Journal of Perioperative Practice
- Nursing Ethics
For an A-Z of the electronic journals available to you visit My Journals