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BMJ Best Practice for all NHS staff in England

BMJ Best Practice for all NHS staff in England

Funded by Health Education England, the tool is free to all NHS staff.

Essential resources to support postgraduate doctors during their inductions

Nationally funded, free to the NHS in England.

Confidently treat patients with BMJ Best Practice:

  1. Now including access to the Comorbidities Manager to treat the whole patient
  2. Differential diagnosis and treatment algorithms
  3. An award-winning app
  4. Clinical information that mirrors the patient consultation
  5. Videos covering the most common clinical procedures
  6. ‘Important Update’ alerts for evidence changes
  7. Over 500 integrated medical calculators
  8. 500 patient leaflets

Junior Doctor Induction Animation Video

A visual guide to your first day as a junior doctor with the support of BMJ Best Practice.

 

Additional resources to support junior doctors:

  • Podcast | BMJ Talk Medicine Sharp Scratch podcast series, where medical students, newly qualified doctors, The BMJ’s multimedia team, and experts from around the world get to grips with the topics that really matter but medical schools don’t teach you.
  • Journal | For more clinical knowledge and opinion, the Postgraduate Medical Journal aims to support junior doctors and contribute to the continuing professional development of all doctors by publishing papers on a wide range of relevant topics.

2. Download the BMJ Best Practice app

All your answers, all in one app. Unlimited access anywhere, anytime. It’s easy to find answers quickly on or offline with the BMJ Best Practice App.

Follow these 3 quick steps

  1. Visit your Apple or Google play store and search for ‘BMJ Best Practice’ to download.
  2. Select OpenAthens and enter your OpenAthens details to sign in and download the content.

At the forefront of innovative thinking and practice

The BMJ is one of the most influential and respected general medical journals in the world: change the way you practice with access to the latest research, news, views and debate.

You have access to The BMJ via your organisation’s network (IP), follow the steps below to access:

  1. Connect to your institution’s wifi/network and go to bmj.com
  2. You can also register for email alerts: visit 'My Account' to update your details or email preferences

Fast access to clinical decision support anytime, anywhere

BMJ Best Practice takes you quickly and accurately to the latest evidence-based information.

Our step by step guidance on diagnosis, prognosis, treatment and prevention is updated daily using robust evidence based methodology and expert opinion.

You have access to BMJ Best Practice via your organisation’s network (IP), follow the steps below to access:

  1. Connect to your institution’s wifi/network and go to bestpractice.bmj.com
  2. You will see your institution’s name at the top of the page to show you have access

Download the award-winning BMJ Best Practice app

Use the new BMJ Best Practice app to find answers quickly online or offline.

Access is available to everyone as part of your standard institutional subscription.

How to Download the app:

  1. First, make sure you have created your personal account (you must be within your IP range to create this for the first time)
  2. Search for ‘BMJ Best Practice’ on the App Store or Google Play
  3. Select the app and start the download
  4. Enter your personal account login details to complete the download

Fast access to clinical decision support anytime, anywhere

BMJ Best Practice takes you quickly and accurately to the latest evidence-based information. Our step by step guidance on diagnosis, prognosis, treatment and prevention is updated daily using robust evidence based methodology and expert opinion.

How to Access

  1. Click on 'Access BMJ Best Practice' button below.
  2. Select the 'Access through your institution' option.
  3. Search for your organisation and sign in with your OpenAthens username and password. You will then be taken back to BMJ Best Practice.
  4. Create a personal account on your first visit. This will enable you to use the app and track CPD/CME activity.

Download the award-winning BMJ Best Practice app

Use the BMJ Best Practice app to find answers quickly online or offline.

 

How to Download the app

  1. Visit the BMJ Best Practice website and log in through your institution via OpenAthens.
  2. Click ‘Create account‘ for a personal account or 'Log in' if you already have one.
  3. Visit your Apple or Google Play store, search for ‘BMJ Best Practice’ and download app.
  4. Use your BMJ Best Practice ‘personal account’ details to sign in and download the content.

Build your knowledge

BMJ Learning provides continuing medical education that is high-quality, evidence-based and covers clinical topics, professional skills and career development.

How to Access

  1. If you don’t have an OpenAthens account, register for an 'OpenAthens' username and password with your library contact.
  2. Click on the 'Access BMJ Learning' button below. Select 'Sign in' at the top right hand side of the screen. This will open a drop down box, from here select 'OpenAthens users sign in here'.
  3. Enter your OpenAthens username and password which will take you to a BMJ Learning login page.
  4. Register on BMJ Learning to create your new account if this is the first time you are accessing BMJ Learning. Alternatively if you have already registered and accessed before, simply sign in.

Search the world's largest collection of clinical case reports.

BMJ Case Reports is an award winning journal that delivers a focused, peer-reviewed, valuable collection of cases in all disciplines. This is the largest single collection of case reports online with more than 19,000 articles from over 70 countries.

How to Access

  1. Click on 'Access BMJ Case Reports' button below.
  2. Select 'Log in via OpenAthens' option.
  3. Enter your OpenAthens username and password credentials.

Treat the whole patient with BMJ Best Practice Comorbidities.

The best decisions depend on the best evidence. That’s why BMJ Best Practice Comorbidities provides you with fast and easy access to information to help you care for your patients. Drawing on the latest evidence-based research, guidelines and expert opinion to offer step-by-step guidance on diagnosis, prognosis, treatment.

The new Comorbidities Tool within BMJ Best Practice helps you to treat the whole patient when managing acute conditions. It enables you to add the patient’s comorbidities and get a tailored management plan instantly. 

How to Create an Account and Access

  1. First, connect to your institution’s wifi/network.
  2. Click on the 'Access BMJ Best Practice' button below.
  3. Click on 'Create Account' on the top right corner of the homepage, to create your personal account.
  4. Remember to then download the 'BMJ Best Practice' app on Apple or Android. Log in using your personal account details.
  5. If you already have an account, simply click on the 'Access BMJ Best Practice' button below and log in.

The latest clinical knowledge and opinion

The Postgraduate Medical Journal aims to support junior doctors and contribute to the continuing professional development of all doctors by publishing papers on a wide range of relevant topics.