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Library News: BMJ Case Reports for UHS users

A NEW Resource for UHS staff - BMJ CASE REPORTS

Health Services Library Our UHS staff have now got subscription to BMJ Case Reports Fellowships. Our subscription started in May 2022 and it will end in June 2023 and it is accessible via OpenAthens.  

BMJ Case Reports is an important educational resource offering a high volume of cases in all disciplines so that healthcare professionals, researchers and others can easily find clinically important information on common and rare conditions. All articles are peer reviewed and copy edited before publication. 

The Fellowship Code is needed when submitting cases.. Email us to gain the Code:

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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.

Medical Masterclass - Access to 10 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 10 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.

Virtual Library Sessions for UHS Staff

We are running different types of 1-2-1 and group sessions for UHS staff virtually. Library session bookings:
  • From VLE - Search "library" on UHS VLE and book your eLearning module or virtual session
  • For 1-2-1 - Submit our online form here:
  • Library Virtual Group Session for your department - Email us at

Library Search

We are pleased to announce the recent launch of Library Search.

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