Welcome to the Nursing SVHM Libguide
This is a library guide for nursing related resources and information for all nursing professionals at SVHM. The guide includes journals, Ebooks, and online resources. For all your nursing information queries Contact: Anna Lovang, firstname.lastname@example.org
SVHM Nursing Excellence Awards 2023 Congrats to the amazing nurses for their dedicated research! Excellence Award
SVHM Nursing Recruitment
One-to-One Statistical Consultation for Researchers: Final Clinic in 2023
Getting the statistical section of your grant or project correct can be critical to its success.
To support researchers with REF Applications, SVHM is organising an one-to-one consultation clinic for researchers, facilitated by experienced biostatisticians from the Methods and Implementation Support for Clinical and Health research (MISCH) Hub, Melbourne School of Population and Global Health (MSPGH), The University of Melbourne.
Example topics include:
Slots for November 1st 2023
1 1.30-2.15 pm
2 2.30-3.15 pm
One on one consultations to provide project/protocol plan by Wednesday 27th of October.
Consultation date 1 Nov 2023
Communication skills training: how to write accessible health information for patients and families
As part of Drop the Jargon Day 2024, you can join a workshop on writing accessible health information. The workshop covers health literacy, patient engagement, relevant policies and procedures, challenges of health information, how to write information that is easy to read and how to engage with consumers in reviewing and providing feedback on brochures. If you are working on a brochure, please bring it to the workshop and share the brochure to access easy to understand feedback.
When: 2.30pm – 4pm, Wednesday 25 October 2023 email@example.com.Where: 62 Gertrude Street, Fitzroy Limited places are available. To register, please email Monita Mascitti-Meuter at
Internurse is UK's largest collection of
peer reviewed nursing content.
Home of the British Journal of Nursing.
Internurse (MA health care)
A collection of nursing journals in various disciplines provided by OVID, Wolters Kluwer.
Easy, full text access to journals such as:
Browzine is an easy-to-use interface for browsing journals and locating articles. Use on your PC, or via a free app or on your device.
See the Library Homepage for more information.
Access to Nursing subject titles here: Browzine - Nursing titles
Access through the Library Homepage-databases
Medicine & drug information
MIMS Online - access via Clinician's Health Channel
MIMS | Search (hcn.com.au)
Clinician's Health Channel
"Our portal is for health professionals working in public healthcare in Victoria"
Joanna Briggs Institute EBP Resources (non subscription)
Evidence-based practice resources used to assist healthcare professionals in clinical decision making. Included best practice information sheets, evidence summaries, systematic reviews and technical reports. Some free resources available.
Social care & social work databases (UK)
Freely available alternative sources of information include:
Australian Indigenous Health InfoNet
Providing support to those working in the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health sector by making research and other knowledge readily accessible. WA, Edith Cowan University
Resources: Supporting nurses to engage in research
(Victorian Comprehensive Cancer Centre)
Patient experience: "The Beryl Institute is the global community of practice committed to elevating the human experience* in healthcare".
Free registration to access, community and research resources. (US)
can be accessed from Quick Links A to Z menu of the STV Intranet Page. You will need RDS for home access, please contact IT.
The Standards are supporting Australian perioperative nurses in delivering safe and high-quality perioperative care.
(Member registration, Open access to webinars)
Are you a Nurse or Allied Health staff?
If you need support or guidance with regard to a research project, abstract writing, grant application or getting published, please reach out:
Allied Health: Rita Kinsella, Allied Health Research & Knowledge Translation Lead, Allied Health & Pharmacy - Rita Kinsella.
Nursing: Nursing Research Officer Kelly Coughlan (ACU) Nursing Research Institute
Nursing Research Institute -Melbourne & Sydney
NRI -Nursing Research Interest group (here in conjunction with the Allied Health research group) through SVHA. Some resources will not be accessible to SVHM staff due to IP network identification.
(The NRI group supports nursing staff through St. Vincent's Hospital in Melbourne and Sydney to undertake research and professional development)
2023 NRI seminar program here
EBP - Evidence based practice
Evidence based practice - Step by Step (American Journal of Nursing Collection series)
Asking the Clinical Question, Steps of Evidence, critical appraisal processes)
Evidence based practice- SVHM Library Service
Overview of Evidence based practice.
General nursing research - support pages
Clinical research nurses - Nursing Times magazine journal (1-3 articles downloaded with a free registration)
Literature searching & Systematic Reviews
Systematic Reviews - introduction SVHM Library Service
Helen Wilding, SVHM Library Service. Set up a search strategy step by step. Systematic review process overview. Library tutorials.
Writing & Publishing
Writing for Publication for Nurses (English Edition)
An Easy-To-Follow Guide for Nurses. Copyright © 2000-2019 by John Wiley & Sons, Inc., or related companies.
Research and Evidence based Nursing Practice Issue 3 & 4 (March-April) 2019
Nursing Update Bulletin, SVHM Library Service, Anna Lovang 2019, (Nursing research, writing & publishing resources)
Scholarly Writing Library Guide - SVHM Library Service
Danila Durante, SVHM Library Service. Resources for writing health professional clinical or non-clinical work. This could be an article for publication, an internal report, or a grant application.
Center for Nursing Excellence: Writing Abstracts - University of Alabama at Birmingham (US)
Feature articles on current relevant nursing issues. Articles marked with a (*) has an Australian focus.
Health Times Magazine (Australia's leading health care nursing & Allied Health magazine
Health Times Practice HUBS
Clinician's Health Channel resources (CHC)
Department of Health, VIC. (Set up your own account to freely access resources)
Carl de Gruchy Library, St Vincent's Hospital Melbourne
+613 9231 2541 Anna.Lovang@svha.org.au
Literature Searching, Database Literature Search Education, Nursing liaison
Monday, Tuesdays & alternate Wednesdays
Please see other Nursing related libguides.
|Nursing SVHM (main nursing guide)|
|Nursing Update (current awareness bulleting and special topic guide|
|Nursing eBooks Oxford Medicine Online Nursing eBooks|
This libguide page supports nursing in all fields. The page is regularly updated with new information.
If you experience a broken link or would like to recommend a resource please contact the library on firstname.lastname@example.org