COVID-19: The Evidence Bank

The Library and Knowledge Service has collated the latest evidence-based resources relating to COVID-19.

To access some resources you will need to use your Athens login. All Northern Care Alliance staff and students are entitled to an Athens account. To create your account register directly at and select Northern Care Alliance as your organisation or contact us at if you have forgotten your Athens log-in details.

The Library team can provide you with expert evidence searches on topics related to COVID-19. For more information, fill out a search request form or email us at

Take care,

Library and Knowledge Services Team

Please refer to current NCA guidance on any COVID-19 related issues.


Clinical Overviews and Decision Support


BMJ Best Practice

ClinicalKey (log in to OpenAthens before clicking the link)

Dynamed (free access to COVID-19 content)


Evidence Bank Topics

COVID-19 Resource Collections
Collections containing evidence reviews, guidelines and web resources from publishers and organisations.

End of Life & Palliative Care 

Guidance for Professional Specialities

Intensive, Critical and Respiratory Care

Leadership & Crisis Management

Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome

Nosocomial COVID-19

Occupational Health and Wellbeing

Post-COVID-19 Rehabilitation and Long COVID

Research & Development

Service Recovery

Social Care & Social Work