Health Education England (HEE) has invested in a collection of ebooks for NHS staff, now available through Kortext.
The collection of ebooks covers subject areas including key clinical topics, nursing and healthcare management, alongside titles on critical appraisal, mentoring and revision resources for medical exams.
To access the books, go directly to the Kortext website: https://app.kortext.com, select St George’s University Hospitals NHS Trust from the list of institutions and enter your OpenAthens details. You will also find a link to Kortext in ‘My Resources‘ when you log into your OpenAthens account.
On the landing page of the site, click on Collections to view the full list of ebooks. Selecting an available title will add it to Books, which is your personal bookshelf. Books that you open will remain on your bookshelf for the duration of their loan period.
Kortext offers accessiblity options which allow you to change the formatting of a book, including options for the background colour, the font and the size of the text. When reading a book, make use of the options to take notes, highlight content, bookmark pages or print – all notes, highlights and bookmarks are saved in your account.
If you wish to read offline, create a personal Kortext account and download the app; Kortext apps are available for Mac, Windows, iOS and Android.
Bailey & Love’s Essential Clinical Anatomy
Care of the Cancer Patient
Children and Young People’s Nursing Skills at a Glance
Essentials of Management for Healthcare Professionals
Essential knowledge and skills for healthcare assistants
Medical Statistics at a Glance
Patient-Centred Ethics and Communication at the End of Life
Research Methodologies for Beginners
Supervision in Clinical Practice : A Practitioner’s Guide
The doctor’s guide to critical appraisal
The Foundation Programme for Doctors
The textbook of non-medical prescribing
This collection is an addition to those ebooks which are already available from St George’s Library, and which can be accessed through Hunter.