Mobile technology resources

This page provides links to a range of resources that are available to download or access via your mobile device.

Apps

  • DynaMed is an evidence based clinical reference tool which provides healthcare professionals with current, unbiased, and relevant clinical information summaries. Access is provided through Athens for the following staff groups: South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust staff, primary care staff in Lambeth and Southwark and commissioning staff in Lambeth and Southwark. Instructions for downloading and activating the app are available here.
  • Apps for the public/patients on healthy living: linked from the NHS Choices website.

  • National Library of Medicine Mobile apps gallery lists a number of apps and mobile web pages that may be of interest.

Databases

  • PubMed Mobile enables you to search Medline from your mobile, save articles and searches, view abstracts and export selected abstracts and citations.
  • Cochrane Library iPad Edition presents the latest up-to-date evidence from the Cochrane Library. It features abridged Cochrane Systematic reviews. Reviews are enriched with multimedia content, including podcasts, videos and slide decks.
  • NICE Evidence search for reliable evidence using the mobile version of this search engine.
  • EBSCO Host app and EBSCO Host mobile allow you to search the Psychology & Behavioural Sciences Collection, CINAHL, Health Business Elite, Medline, eBook Collection and PsycArticles from your mobile. Login with your OpenAthens details.

Guidelines

  • The British National Formulary (BNF) provides authoritative and practical information on the selection and clinical use of medicines in a clear, concise and accessible manner.
  • The BNF for Children (BNFC) presents essential practical information to help healthcare professionals prescribe, monitor, supply and administer medicines for childhood disorders.
  • NICE Guidance App allows healthcare professionals to access NICE guidance on the go. This app provides offline access to all of NICE’s guidance products, organised by clinical or public health topic.

Journals

Many of the Journals available to NHS staff can be accessed and viewed on mobile versions of the publishers platforms. This allows you to view, save and email articles to yourself so you can access information quickly and easily on the go. It is also a useful way to keep up to date with latest issues of specific titles. Some examples are:

  • Jama Network Reader enables you to read and access content from all 10 JAMA publications from your mobile device, including JAMA Psychiatry.
  • Informa Healthcare Collection All of the 160 journal titles in this collection can be viewed from your tablet or mobile device. Subject areas include addictions and psychiatry.
  • BMJ now has an iPad and tablet app

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