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Electronic Resources

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BMJ Best Practice now available

April 2, 2019 | By |

BMJ Best Practice is now available to all healthcare staff in Cornwall with an OpenAthens account.

BMJ Best Practice

You can access BMJ Best Practice by visiting then log in with your OpenAthens account. You can also access BMJ Best Practice through our Point of Care page or via the A-Z listings on the RCHT intranet.

For more information on accessing BMJ Best Practice or setting up an OpenAthens account, please contact the library.


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The General Practitioner Electronic Resource Room (ERR) is a topic specific collection of electronic books, journals, guidance and current awareness bulletins that Cornwall Health Library service users may access.

Some resources may require an OpenAthens login.


A guide to supporting breastfeeding for the medical professionedited by Amy Brown and Wendy Jones (2020)Request from library
Print book
Collaborative practice in primary and community careedited by Sanjive Ahluwalia, John Spicer and Karen Storey (2019)Request from library
Print book
CSA cases workbook for the MRCGPEllen Welch, Irina Zacharcenkova and Jennifer Lyall. - 3rd ed (2019)Request from library
Print book
CSA practice cases for the MRCGPPrashini Naidoo and Sonali Bapat (2016)Request from library
Print book

CSA revision notes for the MRCGPStannett, Jennifer, Osmond, Sarah. - 3rd ed (2016)Request from library
Print book

CSA scenarios for the MRCGPThomas M. Das. - 4th ed (2018)Request from library
Print book

Oxford handbook of general practiceChantal Simon, Hazel Everitt, Francoise van Dorp. - 4th ed (2014)Request from library
Print book
Patient-centred consulting for the MRCGPChinedu Odina (2017)Request from library
Print book
Pocket guide to physical assessmentedited by Carol Lynn Cox (2019)OpenAthens
Practice accounts made easyAnn Tudor - 2nd ed (2017)Request from library
Print book

The complete CSA casebook : 110 role plays and a comprehensive curriculum guideEmily Blount, Helen Kirby-Blount, Liz Moulton (2017)Request from library
Print book
The doctor's communication handbookPeter Tate, Francesca Frame. - 8th ed (2019)Request from library
Print book


British Journal of General PracticeFulltext starts 09/1953 and ends 1 year agoOpen Access
HighWire - Free Full Text
TheBMJFulltext starts 01/2005 (starts volume 331 issue 7529)OpenAthens
BMJ Journals


Behind the Headlines - NHSView online
BMJ Best PracticeLogin with OpenAthens
Cornwall Training HubView online
CPD ZoneView online
GP Appraisals and RevalidationView online
GP HomeView online

Current Awareness

Interesting Research for Primary Care

‘As-needed’ combination asthma inhalers can be more effective than regular inhaled steroidsNational Institute for Health Research
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