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NHS Resources: ClinicalKey Nursing

Resources for OUH Trust staff

ClinicalKey for Nursing

ClinicalKey for Nursing is a clinical reference platform that supports healthcare professionals with the latest evidence across specialties in a variety of formats, including full-text reference books and journals, point-of-care monographs, drug information, videos, practice guidelines, customised patient education handouts and more.

(OUH Resource of the Month: July 2023)

How to Access ClinicalKey for Nursing

OUH Staff

  • Log on to a Trust PC and go to the intranet homepage. Look for the 'ClinicalKey for Nursing' link on the right-hand side of the page.
  • Alternatively, log in to your OpenAthens account, and select 'ClinicalKey Nursing' from your list of resources.

What does ClinicalKey for Nursing have to offer?

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Personal Account

Create a personal account for extra functionality such as saving content, exporting images, signing up for alerts and setting up remote access. Create your account by following the steps below. This is not required if you are using OpenAthens. 

1. Click 'Register' in the top right corner of the page. 
2. Complete the short online form. Register with your OUH email address. 
3. Use the Login option in the top right corner of the page to sign in to your account.

Contact Us

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We are happy to take your questions.


Telephone: 01865 (2)21936.