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Create Tables of Contents alerts and predefined Search updates on your  Ovid Discovery portal  

Create your own personalised version of the Discovery portal by 'Signing Up'.  This allows you to bookmark your favourite resources, save searches , set Tables of Contents alerts for your favourite journals and request books and articles.

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*Whilst not available as an app the Discovery portal is optimised for mobile access and we suggest you save it as a permanent favourite on your phone or tablet for anywhere anytime access to our complete collection of journals, ebooks and databases. 


Journal Browsing App  - READ QxMD

Read by QxMd
You can now download a great new app for accessing our full text online journal collection via phone and tablet. Register an account to access our full collection, save and share articles and make document requests directly from your phone.  Download the app. Read app home screen (once you’ve created your personal login), select the cog option in the top right hand corner.  Select the first option on the list – institutional access.   Search for Counties Manukau Health and select it.  Choose manual login and use your ezyproxy user name (Employee staff number) and password (first name) to access full text articles via your phone or tablet.

You can set Tables of Contents alerts for your favourite journals, automate new articles updates on predefined keyword searches that will be both sent to your email account and be available to you directly from the app.  Links directly to the full text of articles in our collection anytime anywhere via your mobile device.


Topical Updates

Medscape eMedicine
Medscape offers specialists, primary care physicians, and other health professionals  robust and integrated medical information and educational tools.  After a simple, 1-time, free registration, Medscape from WebMD automatically delivers to you a personalized specialty site that best fits your registration profile.

Some of the key features of Medscape from WebMD are:

  • Original, professional medical content, including review articles, journal commentary, expert columns, patient education articles, book reviews, and more;
  • Conference Coverage: Thought leaders summarize key data and presentations from major medical meetings;
  • The Internet's first primary-source medical journal, The Medscape from WebMD Journal of Medicine;
  • Selected daily professional medical news in your specialty from Reuters, Medscape Medical News, and medical news journal publishers;
  • Physician Optimized MEDLINE;
  • Free subscription to Medscape's MedPulse, a weekly email newsletter that highlights what's new in your specialty on Medscape from WebMD

Evidence Alerts
BMJ Group and McMaster University's Health Information Research Unit are collaborating to provide you with access to current best evidence from research, tailored to your own health care interests, to support evidence-based clinical decisions.

New Zealand Research Review
Research Review publications bring the best of 10,000 global medical journals to your inbox every issue with commentary from New Zealand experts. Over 40 areas including Cardiology, Diabetes, Oncology, General Practice and Psychiatry. Specialist opinions on guidelines, medicines and conferences. All Research Review publications are free to receive.


Newsletters, bulletins and reviews to subscribe to:

Grey Matter  - Ministry of Health reports roundup

Research Review [NZ]
- latest literature, research, tools and case studies

Child & Youth Health Newsletter (Kidz First)

Mental Health Foundation Weekly E-Bulletin &  Newsletter 

Ministry of Pacific Island Affairs Northern Region Weekly Update

Counties Manukau Health Library on 

Public Health Association Bulletin

The Edge - health innovation hub

Health Literacy e-news [Workbase] 

Health in the news [NZ Herald archive]

Choices Health Apps Library (UK)
Latest apps to help you manage your health.  *All apps have been reviewed by the NHS (UK) to ensure they are clinically safe.

Health Quality & Safety Commission e-update [NZ]

On the Radar (Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care)
A summary of recent publications in the areas of safety and quality in health care.

National Health IT Board newsletter [NZ]



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Nursing Review New Zealand

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This page was last updated at 9:55AM on June 15, 2022.