Two hour virtual course led by NHS library staff giving you the tools and tips to access and effectively search health information resources available to SWASFT, to support your CPD and research skills.

The course will involve demonstrations of key information resources available on the SWASFT library website including:

  • Point of care summary tools – which give international evidence base on diagnosis and management of conditions
  • Health databases– from which you can search for articles
  • Guidelines search engines- to search for UK and international guidelines
  • Electronic books- including how to download for offline access

Focus will be on Prehospital and Emergency Medicine topics, and you can replicate yourself on your own screen.

Group session:

10:00-12:00 Tuesday 1st June 2021

14:00-16:00 Wednesday 16th June 2021


10:00-12:00 Thursday 1st July 2021

11:00-13:00 Monday 12th July 2021


Individual session:

If you cannot make the current group sessions listed above or you have a specific topic you would like to look at in detail, please email with weekday availability and we will arrange a 1-to-1 session.
Please include a contact telephone number.

You will need a SWASFT NHS Athens account to access the resources detailed during the session, so please register for an account in advance of the session.

To register please go to

If you already have an account but need to reset your password please go to You should be able to use your email address as your username.

If you have any problems registering for an Athens account or resetting password please email

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