Health care assistants resources

Key Resources

ClinicalSkills.net - illustrated, step-by-step guidance on a variety of both clinical and non-clinical procedures. It also includes tests, checklists and reflective/CPD logs which align with the NMC framework. (Available without Athens on site, from home you do need an Athens account if you don't have one please contact us).

MAHComplete - a collection of nursing and midwifery journals including the British Journal of Healthcare Assistants (Available with Athens only -  if you don't have one please contact us).

Royal Marsden - Evidence-based clinical skills and procedures related to essential aspects of patient care. (Available without Athens on site, from home you do need an Athens account if you don't have one please contact us).

 

Useful websites

RCN Practice Issues - The RCN provides a range of clinical advice and support to help nurses and health care professionals.

First Steps - The RCN brings you First Steps for HCA to support you to learn in your own time, either individually or as part of an induction. 

 

 

General Library Links

Find a Book - search for books within the library.

Training - Book a one-to-one or group session with our librarians to learn skills in finding and using information.

Home page - Visit all our resources such as eJournals, eBooks and information such as Opening Hours and visiting the library.

Off-job learning - Print off this form and use it to log any off-job learning completed in one of our libraries. Library staff will sign the form to verify you've attended the library (though we can't verify work undertaken whilst you have been in the library).