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Library and e Learning

Want to stay up to date with current evidence?

Ask our Clinical Librarian team about KnowledgeShare and how it can help you stay in touch with the latest information in your chosen field - email Clinical.Librarian@porthosp.nhs.uk



Have you tried our point of care tools BMJ Best Practice and Dynamed Plus ?

Both resources are encyclopedias of conditions, guidelines and quick and easy access to the best evidence - for off site access use your OpenAthens username and password


Register for an NHS OpenAthens account here


Library Book Renewals

If you are unable to reach the library, you can renew your Portsmouth NHS library books online using your SWIMS library card (conditions apply).

To renew NHS library books online, visit www.swims.nhs.uk and log in with your SWIMS library card.  Please note that all the usual renewal rules still apply.

Use this Guide to understand how to renew your library books online.

Click here to Renew your Portsmouth NHS library books 

eLearning Support

Library Learning

For help with ESR login and essential skill updates by eLearning, drop into the Library (QuAD Centre) or telephone 02392 286000 ext. 1241.  

ESR eLearning login help

ESR username login 

ESR smartcard login

Learning and Development Homepage

The new Essential Skills booklet can also be downloaded if you need a copy.


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Last updated - 12 June 2019
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