Library Europe's largest nursing-specific collection

Keeping up to date

Use these resources to keep abreast of clinical and professional issues

Royal College of Nursing bulletins




Journal alerts

Use Browzine to save your favourite RCN Library journals and articles using the My Bookshelf and My Articles features.

Journal Table of Contents allow you to receive an alert of new contents in specified titles. 
Many journal titles allow you to do this via their Publisher’s website. 

There are also providers such as Journal TOCs and Zetoc which allow you to select titles from broad subject areas.

Database alerts

These allow you to rerun a database search and receive details of new articles. Do this by setting up an account in your chosen database.
Try our British Nursing Index Guide to alerts and for our other database see the help pages for the database you are using, or do contact us for guidance.

Keeping up to date with news stories

Use NHS Choices: Behind the Headlines and the BBC Health News to find out the latest health stories.
Use Full Fact to discover the latest news stories and follow debates on healthcare.


New resources in your library

Details of our new books and reports via our Catalogue. If you have a book you would like to suggest please complete our book suggestion form.

Keeping up to date - contact

Do contact us to suggest any current awareness resources you have found of value in your work or study that we could include on this page.