Paramedic Science: Useful Websites

This guide contains resources, help and support from the library for Paramedic Science

Not all websites are of academic standard or trustworthy.  The following websites are related to your profession and have standing within your industry.  They may be helpful for current awareness, your professional development, or specific forms of information relevant to your studies.

Library and Knowledge Services for Ambulance Services

If you are on placement or working with an NHS Ambulance Service, you can get access to the Library and Knowledge Service for Ambulance Services in England (LKSASE).

Anyone employed by or on placement with an ambulance service in England can self-register for NHS OpenAthens at [ ], giving access to their particular ambulance service’s available resources and library support throughout their employment.  

Registration requires an NHS email address - BCU cannot arrange this for you.

Individuals should take care to select the correct trust i.e. the ambulance service that employs them, when they register. 

Tips for researchers

Holland M., Dutton, M., & Glover S., (2021) Where to look: sources of research in paramedicine Journal of Paramedic Practice, 2021 13:8, 316-319.  Available from: 


Holland M., Dutton, M., & Glover S., (2021) How it's done: search tools and techniques for major bibliographic databases. Journal of Paramedic Practice, 2021 13:5, 210-213. Available from:


Holland M., Dutton, M., & Glover S., (2021) Where to now? Searching beyond Medline.  Journal of Paramedic Practice, 13:2, 81-83. Available from: