This page will help you get more out of your Library resources for your assignments, projects and dissertations in Physiotherapy

Independent Research - getting started

How to identify different sources of information and links to useful books and ebooks.

• Developing advanced search strategies

How to search systematically for literature. From the initial stages of understanding your vocabulary to using advanced features in databases.

• Databases

Collections of specialist, subject specific journal literature.


Use this site to find Government information from departments, publications or statistics.
H.M. Treasury is particularly useful for publications and statistics.

We protect the public by regulating 15 health and care professions in the UK
To do this we:

set standards for professionals' education and training and practice;
approve programmes which professionals must complete to register with us;
keep a register of professionals, known as 'registrants', who meet our standards; 
take action if professionals on our Register do not meet our standards.

fully searchable in EBSCO Discovery

Healthtalkonline is the award-winning website of the DIPEx charity and replaces the website formerly at Healthtalkonline lets you share in other people's experiences of health and illness. You can watch or listen to videos of the interviews, read about people's experiences and find reliable information about conditions, treatment choices and support.

The King's Fund is an independent charitable organisation working to improve health and care in England. Our vision is that the best possible health and care is available to all.


A database of digitised UK doctoral theses offering free online access to theses of participating Higher Education institutions.

General pages provide country information and statistics. Investment pages of particular interest.


• Statistics

Links to databases and online sources of statistics


Guidance and support for referencing in APA7 and links to information on reference management software

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