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Print Books & E-books

The Library has a large collection of pharmacy textbooks available in print and online.

You can borrow up to 10 print books for 4 weeks at a time.

E-books can be accessed anytime anywhere with an OpenAthens account.

Some of the most recent additions to stock are:


The Library has a large collection of electronic journals on pharmacy and pharmacology.

Some of our most popular pharmacy journals are:

British Journal of Pharmacology

International Journal of Pharmacy Practice

Journal of Clinical Pharmacy and Therapeutics

Journal of Pharmacy Practice and Research

You can access eJournals at work or at home with an OpenAthens account.

You can search for more pharmacy journals on the Journals A-Z search page. Login with your OpenAthens account to see our full journal holdings.


DynaMed Drug Resources

DynaMed is a clinical decision support system that provides clinicians with evidence-based information for quick answers at the point of care.

DynaMed Drugs A-Z

DynaMed Drug Interactions

Doctor using DynaMed on Computer

Pharmacy Resources for all Trust Staff

Medicines Complete

The definitive online resource for drug and healthcare information, bringing together the world’s leading resources to provide healthcare professionals with expert and unbiased knowledge to make the best clinical decisions on the use and administration of drugs and medicines.  When working from a Trust PC you will not need a username and password; when working from a non-trust PC you will need an OpenAthens account.

Medicines complete

Access the following pharmacy resources via Medicines Complete:

BNF British National Formulary

The authority on the selection and use of medicines. The BNF is organised for quick reference and provides information for healthcare professionals on safe and effective use of medicines, and the management of common conditions.

BNF British National Formulary for Children

Guidance on the actions and uses of drugs prescribed in the UK for children.

Martindale: The Complete Drug Reference

Information and background on conventional and complementary drugs and associated compounds, international proprietary names, and disease treatments. When working from a Trust PC you will not need a username and password; when working from a non-trust PC you will need an OpenAthens account.

Handbook of Drug Administration via Enteral Feeding Tubes

Provides information on the administration of drugs via enteral feeding tubes.

Stockley’s Drug Interactions

The world’s most comprehensive and authoritative reference on drug interactions, providing concise, accurate, and clinically relevant evidence-based information, covering therapeutic drugs, proprietary medicines, herbal medicines, foodstuffs, drinks, pesticides, and drugs of abuse.

Pharmacy resources

Pharmacy Resources for Pharmacy Staff

The following resources are password protected and for Pharmacy staff only:

Medusa IV Guide

Provides guidance on the preparation and administration of injectable medicines in adult and paediatric clinical areas. Please contact your ward/directorate pharmacist if you require the password for this resource.

Renal Drug Database

This essential resource provides pharmacists with timely, trusted and easily-accessible information to support prescribing decisions for patients with renal impairment including renal replacement therapy.