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Welcome to the Library



Welcome to the Library & Knowledge Service for NHS Ambulance Services in England.   We provide library services to NHS staff employed by the eight ambulance service partners in the project.  Our services are document supply, literature searching, current awareness, and guides and help on various aspects of information skills.   

You can contact the library via email [ ] or using one of the online forms on the website.  

The library welcomes feedback from users.  If you have any comments on the service or the website, or suggestions for new content or services please do get in touch.



Your Librarian is Matt Holland

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Matt Holland
Ladybridge Hall, Chorley New Road, Bolton. BL1 5DD

Quick Links


COVID19 - a guide to information resources

NHS OpenAthens

Self Register for NHS OpenAthens


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Apprentice Hub

BMJ Best Practice


VLe Books

Choose:  OpenAthens > NHS in England > Login with your NHS OpenAthens account > Browse > In My Library 

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Ross & Wilson Ross & Wilson Anatomy and Physiology in Health and Illness 

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Kortext - Core collection of eBooks for medicine and nursing. Provided by HEE.

Choose your ambulance service > Login with your NHS OpenAthens account. 


British Paramedic Journal

Emergency Medicine Journal

Journal of Paramedic Practice

Prehospital Emergency Care


Scandinavian Journal of Trauma, Resuscitation and Emergency Medicine


A-Z of Databases

NICE Evidence Search

Database Selection Tool

Current Awareness

KnowledgeShare registration form


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Audio Feedback Project

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Information for SCAS Users

Library Update [Blog]

Microsoft Teams or Zoom

If you would like a virtual chat via Microsoft Teams or Zoom eMail to arrange a date and time. 

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