Quick links

Below is a list of quick links which you may find particularly useful. Most of these resources need a Christie OpenAthens username and password. If you do not have one, you can self-register using your Christie email address.


Anatomy TV

Contains detailed interactive 3D anatomical models which can be explored at different levels

Athens (OpenAthens) registration

Needed to view our online content including many of the links on this page

British National Formulary

The complete content for both the British National Formulary and the BNF for children

The Christie Repository

The research outputs of The Christie NHS Foundation Trust and Cancer Research UK Manchester Institute


Search engine linked to 100’s of Elsevier journals and books

The Cochrane Library

High quality, evidence-based database


Find cancer related ebooks using DawsonEra (OpenAthens required)

Healthcare Databases Advanced Search (HDAS)

Search multiple multiple databases including Medline, CINAHL, and Embase

Library catalogue

Search for books and journals. Login with your username and pin to renew books


Provides access to Martindale: The complete Drug Reference

North West Health Libraries Catalogue

Search the North West Health Libraries. The Library can request books on your behalf

National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE)

Links to guidelines, quality standards, guidance and advice

NICE evidence search

Access to authoritative evidence in health, social care and public health

Oxford Handbooks Online

Click on Browse all titles in your subscription to see all titles available


Medline database. By using this link you will also see links to Christie content

The Royal Marsden Hospital Manual of Clinical Nursing Procedures

Evidence-based clinical skills and procedures for patient care

TRIP Database

Clinical search engine for evidence-based medicine, clinical guidelines and queries


An evidence-based, peer reviewed, point of care resource

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