To access the online resources, you can either sign in with your NHS Wales email address and password, or your OpenAthens details. If you need help with your OpenAthens account, please follow this link to email Simon Chipps.
UpToDate is an online resource that offers over 11,000 topic reviews covering 25 specialities to help you to get evidence-based answers to your clinical questions at the point of care. To access UpToDate, please follow this link.
Feedback: If you have found UpToDate useful, we'd love to hear from you. Please follow this link to email comments about UpToDate to Lizzy Evans, Library Services Manager, Singleton Hospital.
This resource is generously funded through the Health Board SIFT Committees.
For all other Evidence Summary Tools, including BMJ Best Practice, please follow this link to the NHS Wales eLibrary Evidence Summaries page.
You can use your NHS Wales email address and password to access online resources provided by the NHS Wales e-Library and your local NHS Wales Library (journals, databases, evidence summaries) without needing an OpenAthens username and password.
If you don’t have an NHS email address you can continue to login with your usual OpenAthens details.
To register for an OpenAthens username and password please follow this link to the OpenAthens registration form.
If you need help with your OpenAthens account, please follow this link to email Simon Chipps.
For all SBUHB clinical guidelines, please follow this link to the SBUHB Clinical Online information Network (COIN).
For SBUHB Obstetric, Gynaecology and Midwifery guidelines, please follow this link to the Wales Information System for the Dissemination of Obstetric, Gynaecology & Midwifery Material (WISDOM).
For other Guideline resources including Maudsley Prescribing Guidelines in Psychiatry, National Institute of Care Excellence (NICE) and the British National Formulary (BNF), please follow this link to the NHS Wales eLibrary Guidelines page.
You may borrow a maximum of 10 books. Our standard loan is 4 weeks, but some may only be loaned for 2 weeks; 2 week loan items are clearly labelled.
To search for items please follow this link to our catalogue NHS Wales LibrarySearch (Please note: this catalogue is shared with Cardiff University and all NHS Wales libraries).
eBooks and eJournals
- You can use the library catalogue to find eJournals that we subscribe to by the title of the journal using the journal title search options on the Library catalogue:
- Use the 1st dropdown menu under the search bar to select 'Journals', select 'in the title'
- From the 3rd dropdown and enter the journal title in the search bar
- If you know the title of the article, just type it into the general library catalogue search box, NHS Wales library catalogue
- Please follow this link to the library catalogue, NHS Wales LibrarySearch
To access and for further information about ClinicalKey.
Please note: if you are not on a computer on an SBU site or if you are not on an SBU networked device you will be asked for a username and password to access the full text. From 8th July 2020, you will be able to use your NHS Wales email and password to access.
SBU libraries subscribe to a number of printed journals, please check our catalogue to see what each site subscribes to. Please note: all print journals are reference only
NHS Wales is covered by the Copyright Licensing Agency (CLA) Licence. Please note: it is your responsibility to ensure that all your digital copies and photocopying adheres to the CLA licence. Please follow this link to access further details of the NHS Wales Copyright Licensing Agency licence online.
If you would like to suggest a resource for subscription, please follow this link to email Lizzy Evans with the details.
Please note: some of the links on this page go to third party websites and as such they are out of our control and we are not responsible for their content.