Library Resources

Whilst physical access to the library spaces at Western Health has recently been reduced, you will continue to have access to a large range of clinical e-resources to help support your patient care and research.

The Victorian Government Clinicians Health Channel provides you with access to a large range of online drug resources and databases and BMJ Best Practice.

Below you will find links to various groups, databases and journals to allow you to keep up to date on COVID-19.


Professional Groups and Guidelines

AECM Covid-19 Resources: Australian College of Emergency Medicine

ANZICS: 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19): COVID-19 Resources for Australian Critical Care Professionals

​ASA (COVID-19 Updates): Australian Society of Anaesthetists

Safe Airway Society (SAS) – COVID-19 Resources: Inter-professional Airway Society for Australia and New Zealand

RANZCOG COVID-19:  Information for Obstetricians and Gynaecologists

CDC Strategies for Optimising the Supply of PPE

Complete NICE COVID-19 Guidelines

NICE Guidelines – COVID-19 Rapid Guideline Critical Care



Oxford COVID-19 Evidence Service (Centre for Evidence-Based Medicine): Rapid Reviews on COVID-19 related clinical questions

LitCovid: curated literature hub-PubMed articles grouped by topic with daily updates

PubMed: one-click search which updates daily

OVID Search

CDC COVID-19 information page

WHO COVID-19 Daily situation page


Top Journal Collections: 

Many publishers have made their COVID-19 articles open access

MJA Articles on COVID-19 : The Medical Journal of Australia

BMJ Coronavirus (COVID-19): The British Medical Journal

Lancet (COVID-19 Resources): The Lancet

JAMA Network Coronavirus: Journal of the American Medical Association

NEJM Coronavirus (Covid-19): New England Journal of Medicine


Point-Of-Care Resources:

Searachable databases that provide a summary/synthesis of current evidence for specific conditions

UpToDate: COVID-19

BMJ Best Practice: COVID-19

You will have seamless access to these resources at work. If you want to set up home access you will need to Register Online (free)

Tip: Use your WH email address as this speeds up registration.


The WH library team are here to help & can be contacted via our group email: or by phone: 83958036 or 83456655.

If you need help with accessing journal articles, literature searches, or help on accessing our print collection, please contact us.