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Clinical Knowledge Summaries

NICE and NHS resources

Clinical Knowledge Summaries (CKS) are provided by the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE). 

  • This brief Guide includes a worked example of searching on CKS
  • Please note that the related Evidence Search was phased out at the end of March 2022
  • See the National Insitute for Health and Care Excellence web pages for more about NICE. This is where to find NICE (and other) guidance or guidelines

NHS.UK is a valuable starting point for health information. It is aimed at patients and the general publlic

For an overview of electronic and other resources available to University of Birmingham members of staff and students with their usual login details, please see our related subject guides: Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, Dentistry and Dental Hygiene

Health Education England also has information on Resources for advanced searching available to staff and students with NHS Open Athens passwords. 

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