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University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust 

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You can see a list of the resources you can access with your OpenAthens account on your OpenAthens hub.

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Medical Masterclass - Access to 5 Vouchers

Note: UHS Staff Only

Developed directly by the RCP, Medical Masterclass is the most comprehensive resource to prepare you for your MRCP exam, including access to a question bank of MRCP(UK) Part 1 and Part 2 written exam type questions.

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We have 5 vouchers, which are for individuals. Please contact the library at if you would like a voucher to access Medical Masterclass online.


We also have the 3rd edition of Medical Masterclass in print: Easy-to-read format; Clinical images and highlighted key points throughout; Considered to be the most comprehensive MRCP(UK) revision package available.

VLE Sessions for UHS Staff

We are running different types of 1-2-1 and group sessions for UHS staff virtually.

Library courses and eLearning module on UHS VLE:

Search "library" on UHS VLE and book your virtual session. 

eLearning Library induction module for new UHS staff 

Library session booking: for virtual 1-2-1 and group sessions, submit our online form here:

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Critical Illness via MedicinesComplete for UHS staff

I am delighted to share that Health Services Library has purchased the license for Critical Illness (CI) This valuable online resource has 64 evidenced based monographs for prescribing in critical illness. It is available from via Open Athens. Please Select "NHS in England" as organisation.

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Do You Have Any Questions for the Library Team? We are Here to Help You!

Email us at or visit the Loans Desk in the South Academic Block (Level A) of Southampton General Hospital.

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The Health Services Library is located on Level A of the South Academic Block, Southampton General Hospital. You can also find us on Google Maps.

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Our group study rooms which are available to book now. Please book in advance to secure the room of your choice by following this link:

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