North Shore (09) 486 8900
Waitakere (09) 839 0000

Clinical Library

Our professional clinical library provides services to:

Waitematā DHB staff:

  • reference services utilising our large electronic and hard-copy text and journals collections
  • access to and lending from these collections   
  • support and advice with searching techniques
  • database searching  
  • document supply services
  • Endnote (and other bibliographic tools) support  
  • library is open 8.30 AM-5 PM, Monday to Friday, staff may apply for after-hours library access 
  • space for study

Students based at Waitematā DHB services:   

  • reference services
  • space for study   
  • photocopying

These resources are freely accessible to health professionals and for those out in the community.

Ministry of Health - NZ information
Unite against COVID-19 - New Zealand Government site
Guideline links - guidelines from WHO, CDC and other public health organisations
WHO - Global Research on Coronavirus (COVID-19)
LITCOVID - LitCovid is a curated literature hub for tracking up-to-date scientific information about the 2019 novel Coronavirus.
UpToDate - Coronavirus topic - this topic page is available for free
COVID-19 Updates and information - EBSCO resources
Coronavirus resources - Wolters Kluwer Health resources - includes links to UpToDate and OVID searches
Novel Coronavirus Information Center - Elsevier resources
Coronavirus Research Database - Proquest resources
Taylor & Francis resources - peer reviewed research available for free
Cambridge University Press - peer reviewed research available for free
Elsevier search results
Pubmed search results
Coronavirus COVID-19 Research Data - The resource list covers data sources in Australia and worldwide, protein data, genomic data, dashboards and visualisations, software, websites, open research datasets and more


These resources are accessible to staff employed by Waitematā DHB who want access from outside of the hospital.
Please contact the Library to arrange your username and password.

AMED (Ebsco)
Allied and complementary medicine

CINAHL (Ebsco)

Health Research Premium Collection (Proquest)
Health Research Premium Collection serves a wide range of users with a broad collection of journals, evidence-based resources, and full-text dissertations, and includes the following Proquest databases: Family
Health, Health and Medical, Health Management, Medline, Nursing & Allied Health, Psychology, and Public Health

OTseeker
Occupational therapy evidence database

PEDro
Physiotherapy evidence database

PsycBITE
Database that catalogues studies of cognitive, behavioural and other treatments for psychological problems and issues occurring as a consequence of acquired brain impairment (ABI)

SpeechBITE
Database of intervention studies across the scope of speech pathology practice

Cochrane Library
Free database which can be accessed via the Ministry of Health (NZ) website

NIHR Centre for Reviews and Dissemination
A health services research centre based at the University of York, England. CRD was established in January 1994, and aims to provide research-based information for evidence-based medicine

Nursing Reference Center Plus (EBSCO)
Evidence-based information resource designed specifically for nurses

Google Scholar

PROSPERO
International prospective register of systematic reviews, University of York

ClinicalKey (previously MD Consult)
Gives access to Elsevier's current medical and surgical content

Cochrane Library
Free database, ie can be accessed via Ministry of Health (NZ) website

DynaMed Plus
Point of care database. Also available as an app for Android and Apple devices

Google Scholar

Health Business Elite (Ebsco)

Health Research Premium Collection (Proquest)
Health Research Premium Collection serves a wide range of users with a broad collection of journals, evidence-based resources, and full-text dissertations, and includes the following Proquest databases: Family Health, Health and Medical, Health Management, Medline, Nursing & Allied Health, Psychology, and Public Health

Medline (Ebsco)

Pubmed (= Medline)

RED BOOK Online

UpToDate
Point of care database

INNZ
Index New Zealand

Kiwi Research Information Service
Gateway to open access research documents in NZ tertiary institutions' research repositories

New Zealand Education Theses Database
NZ Education and training theses, across many subjects

Nursing Research Database - NZNO

Te Puna - NZ Library Catalogue

CINAHL (Ebsco)

Health Research Premium Collection (Proquest)
Health Research Premium Collection serves a wide range of users with a broad collection of journals, evidence-based resources, and full-text dissertations, and includes the following Proquest databases: Family Health, Health and Medical, Health Management, Medline, Nursing & Allied Health, Psychology, and Public Health

Nursing@OVID

Nursing Reference Center Plus (EBSCO)
Evidence-based information resource designed specifically for nurses

Nursing Research Database - NZNO

See also Womens Health

ClinicalKey (previously MD Consult)
Patient Education

DynaMed Plus
See Patient Information in topic. This is also available as an app for Android and Apple devices.

Patient UK

Medline Plus

UpToDate
Patient Information

Women's Health Action Trust

See also Nursing and Midwifery

Location

Lower ground floor, North Shore Hospital
Outreach service, Waitakere Hospital (unstaffed Reading Room Level 1, Health West Building)

Contact

e: librarywdhb@waitematadhb.govt.nz
p: +64 9 486 1491 extn 42534