New NHS e-journals trial – Emerald Insight management journals available until 2020

Health Education England’s central Library and Knowledge team have recently organized two-month trial access to over 300 management journals from Emerald Publishing.   The e-journals package, Emerald Insight,  is now available for review by NHS OpenAthens account holders at St George’s Trust.  

Aimed at decision-makers, leaders, and managers, the collection focuses on topical themes relevant to St George’s strategic  and operational delivery of outstanding care such as: 

  • healthcare management & strategy 
  • health & social care 
  • accounting & finance 
  • human resource management  
  • enterprise and innovation. 
Emerald Insight Homepage

The content included boasts many highly cited articles from diverse publications including: 

Emerald Insight Search Results

How to Access 

To access these titles and more, visit: and enter your  St George’s OpenAthens username and password, available from St George’s Library or via this self-registration form

The trial period ends on 31st December.

Please send any feedback or comments about this collection to Karen John-Pierre, Liaison Manager (NHS), St George’s Library:  020 8 725 5433 (x5433)

e-Learning for Healthcare now available via OpenAthens

logo_elfhHealth Education England e-Learning for Healthcare (HEE e-LfH) resources are now available via OpenAthens. HEE e-LfH Hub has been added to the list of OpenAthens resources giving users access to a series of online resources free of charge with just a single OpenAthens account.

HEE e-LfH currently offers more than 100 programmes comprising of more than ten thousand e-learning sessions. The programmes cover subjects from audiology to anaesthesia, dentistry to dermatology, electronic fetal monitoring to end of life care, primary care to prescribing, safeguarding children to statutory and mandatory training.

Sessions are developed in partnership with the professional bodies, Department of Health policy teams and other NHS bodies such as NHS England and Public Health England. The programmes aim to support patient care by providing e-learning to educate and train the health and social care workforce.

All content is nationally quality-assured and available 24/7.  The online training sessions enhance traditional learning, support existing teaching methods and provide a valuable reference point. The HEE e-LfH Hub records user activity, enabling users to run reports on all their learning activity and build a transferable life-long learning portfolio. The reports can be viewed online, or downloaded in PDF or Excel formats for use offline.

You can find the new content by going to Log in with your OpenAthens username and password, and click on My Resources in the menu on the left hand side.

To register for an OpenAthens account please visit:

For more information about accessing e-LfH resources via OpenAthens visit:


Healthcare excellence gets boost from free research journals trial for NHS staff

unlocked NHS content

NHS staff now have access to over 2, 500 free research and medical journals and 40,000 e-books as part of a country-wide trial. The trial, organised by Jisc, scientific publishers and librarians, supports the NHS focused recommendations of the government-commissioned Finch report into research article availability.

Access to many of the selected titles is via your NHS OpenAthens account, but others can be accessed seamlessly without a password from your NHS machine.

The publishers involved include, Elsevier (Open Athens) Nature (Open Athens) Springer (Open Athens), Oxford University Press, American Association for the Advancement of Science, Institute of Physics, Royal Society of Chemistry, and Annual Reviews

The titles can now be found on the NHS A-Z journals list and as embedded links from search results in the NHS healthcare databases.

For more information about titles available or to update your Athens details, contact

Karen John-Pierre ( or Zéna Ali ( 020 8725 5433


Further details of the project can be found on the Jisc website