BMJ Best Practice

BMJ Best Practice is a clinical decision support tool, uniquely structured around the patient consultation, with advice on symptom evaluation, tests to order and treatment approach. All the Trust staff can now access BMJ Best Practice, access is provided by Health Education England.

Use BMJ Best Practice to:

  • Search thousands of clinical topics and over 6,000 clinical guidelines
  • Find answers fast using our layout that mirrors the patient consultation
  • Access anywhere, with online and offline access via the BMJ Best Practice app
  • Get step-by-step guidance via our unique treatment algorithm tables
  • Check prescription guidance using linked drug databases and over 250 medical calculators
  • Stay current with Important Updates highlighted within each topic
  • Ensure your ongoing professional development,with automatic CME/CPD tracking.

How to Access?

Password free access is available on the Trust intranet under clinical apps. please contact us for more details.

To access remotely go to bestpractice.bmj.com

Click ‘Log in’ and select the OpenAthens option and sign in with your username and password.

You can access BMJ Best Practice anywhere, with online and offline via BMJ Best Practice app. See the  user guide for details.

Watch the  animated video to setup.

Videos and podcasts are available at BMJ resource centre: https://bmj.com/company/bmj-resource-centre

For any queries email library.infoservice@chelwest.nhs.uk

Latest News

Library Discovery Tool

Check out our guide for a brief overview, how to access and use the Discovery tool. Trouble accessing or have questions?  Please contact us

BMJ Best Practice, clinical decision support tool is now available. Access it on the Trust intranet without password, access remotely with NHS OpenAthens, download the app to access on mobile devices anywhere. See the  user guide for details.

Access to DynaMed is available via Cerner EPR. Contact us for more details.

Latest Staff Publications lists:

WMUH

CWMH (can download only on the Trust computers)

Institutional Repository of Staff Publications

Latest Health Management Bulletin

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Finding the Evidence: Introducti... @ eLearning Room
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Reflective Reading for Nurses & ... @ eLearning Room
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This session is aimed at nurses and midwives undertaking NMC revalidation by providing attendees with 2.5 hours of valuable CPD! It will give nurses and midwives the opportunity to read, discuss and to critically reflect upon a published paper using a
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2:30 pm Finding the Evidence: Introducti... @ eLearning Room
Finding the Evidence: Introducti... @ eLearning Room
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