Healthcare assistants

Healthcare assistants

Healthcare Assistants Knowledge Alerts

The Library has produced a selection of bulletins which give details of books and journal articles available on specific skills: 



You can request any of the books listed in these bulletins and collect them from Preston or Chorley Library. You can also request any of the journal articles and we can email them to you free of charge.


Print Books

The Library has a large collection of healthcare assistant textbooks. You can borrow upto 10 books in total for 4 weeks at a time.

Some of the most recent additions to stock are:


Image of book titled handbook of nursing associates and assistant practitioners     Image of book entitled fundamentals of care a textbook for health and social care assistants     Image of book titled mosbys textbook for nursing assistants     Image of book clinical skills for healthcare assistants and assistant practitioners     Image of book titled Lippincott textbook for nursing assistants a humanistic cpproach to caregiving     Image of book entitled essential knowledge and skills for healthcare assistants


You can reserve books online if you join the library.

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British Journal of Community Nursing

British Journal of Healthcare Assistants


Useful Databases


Royal Marsden Online