Clinical Tools

Clinical care tools provide information to assist health professionals in making clinical decisions. These resources include critically appraised topics, differential diagnosis tools, clinical calculators, and evidence-based practice resources.


DynaMed delivers the most current and accurate, evidence-based content for practicing clinicians. DynaMed’s multidisciplinary team systematically and objectively surveys emergent scientific literature and clinical practice guidelines. Relevant information is captured, appraised, and synthesized rapidly into DynaMed’s clinical content, with 6 rounds of updates a day on the site.

DynaMed is a clinical reference tool created by physicians for physicians and other health care professionals for use at the point-of-care. With clinically – organized summaries for more than 11,300+ topics, DynaMed provides the latest content and resources with validity, relevance and convenience, making DynaMed an indispensable resource for answering most clinical questions during practice

Personal User account QR-code

We have created a form that will help clinicians to set their personal user accounts up to guarantee enhanced experience using DynaMed. This includes access from anywhere and any device, access to DynaMed mobile App including offline searches and personalised alerts on the latest updates clinicians are interested in. Clinicians can also claim CPD credits via ‘Time-Based’ Tracking’  You can access the form here or scan the QR code below: 

BMJ Best Practice

BMJ Best Practice is a clinical decision support tool, uniquely structured around the patient consultation, with advice on symptom evaluation, tests to order and treatment approach. All the Trust staff can now access BMJ Best Practice, access is provided by Health Education England.

Use BMJ Best Practice to:

  • Search thousands of clinical topics and over 6,000 clinical guidelines
  • Find answers fast using our layout that mirrors the patient consultation
  • Access anywhere, with online and offline access via the BMJ Best Practice app
  • Get step-by-step guidance via our unique treatment algorithm tables
  • Check prescription guidance using linked drug databases and over 250 medical calculators
  • Stay current with Important Updates highlighted within each topic
  • Ensure your ongoing professional development,with automatic CME/CPD tracking.


British National Formulary (BNF) aims to provide prescribers, pharmacists, and other healthcare professionals with sound up-to-date information about the use of medicines


British National Formulary for Children (BNFC) aims to provide prescribers, pharmacists, and other healthcare professionals with sound up-to-date information on the use of medicines for treating children. 

Royal Marsden Manual

Royal Marsden Manual of Clinical and Cancer Nursing Procedures is an excellent tool to enable nurses to access the latest research relevant to practice quickly and easily from a source they can trust. 

Maudsley Prescribing Guidelines

The Maudsley Prescribing Guidelines is a world-renowned reference on the safe use of medications for patients presenting with mental health problems.


If you need help access these resources, please see our training page for a list of the courses we run or contact the library for further information.

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