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The Gascoyne PS Library Book Club

The PS Library now has its very own Book Club - the 'Gascoyne PS Library Bookclub'- held on the last Tuesday of the month
Come and join us as in 2024 as readers share their current reading from the PS Library. The next gathering will be held face-to-face and online on Tuesday 27-02-24, 2:00-3:15pm. This session will be by Dr Chris Hodgson who will be presenting on Therapy Farms and his summer reading. This 
will be held in the WW Meeting Room.
Please email Megan O'Connor to register/rsvp if you wish to come along or to present (yes we are looking for presenters for 2024) - ghlibrary@health.wa.gov.au.

Join on your computer or mobile app
Click here to join the meeting
Meeting ID:
490 539 336 469 Passcode:
WTREZF

* Please note that the PS Library is for eligible Staff/Clinicians with HE Numbers. It is not suitable for children/young adults as a visiting Library (i.e. during School Holidays or School Terms). Public Libraries offer programs for children/young adults in the School Holidays or School Terms. *

WA Health's medication information resource will transition from MIMs to AusDI
Please note that WA Health Libraries medication information resource MIMs will transition to the electronic primary medication information resource AusDI effective from 1-1-24. MIMs will not be accessible from 1-1-24. This change will continue to provide health professionals working across WA Health with an enhanced and comprehensive database of high-quality medicines and pharmaceutical information. Training resources will be provided with AusDI make the final training manual available shortly and further resources (including accessing via Mobile iPhone/Android will also become available.

When you access AusDi from the Library AusDI link below with your Health Credentials, please create your own account (log-in to personalise). This will enable you to access resources remotely also.

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Search the PS Library Catalogue
 



PsycInfo, Embase, Emcare, Medline

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PubMed Logo
The old PubMed interface is still available here

Note requirement to register in order to download. Confirmation emails may go to your junk folder.

This is a single user licence. Please logout when finished.

More about Standards Australia access

Google Scholar

Clinical and Medication Resources

PsychiatryOnline Australian Medicines Handbook Australian Medicines Handbook AMH Children's Dosing Companion Australian Injectable Drugs Handbook BMJ Best Practice Choice and Medication Printable Leaflets on Psychotropic Medications Clinical Practice Guidelines Portal NHMRC ClinicalKey Cochrane Library Essential Evidence Plus Therapeutic Guidelines Formulary One (internet access) Formulary One (Intranet) Formulary One Imprest (Intranet) Joanna Briggs Institute Martindale the Complete Drug Reference Maudsley Prescribing Guidelines in Psychiatry Micromedex MIMS Online NICE National Institute for Health and Care Excellence Mental Health and Behavioural Condidtions Guidance PBS Pharmaceutical Benefits SchemeProcedure Specific Information Sheets (PSIS) - WA Health approved information for over 350 specific procedures in simple language Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists Guidelines Stahl OnlineStockleys Drug Interactions  Toxinz

AusDi 

Please Book AusDI training in readiness for AusDI replacing eMIMS with miranda.ebenezer@medicaldirector.com.

New eBooks

An Extraordinary Journey: what matters at the end of life Evaluations for Sentencing of Juveniles in Criminal Court Exposure Therapy for Child and Adolescent Anxiety and OCD Handbook of Psychotherapy Integration

New print books

Websites

Office of the Chief Psychiatrist Mental Health Commission MHPOD

Looking for acts and regulations   or   Australian standards?

Library Opening Days

The PS Library will be open on Mondays, Tuesdays and Fridays 8:30am - 4:30pm and physically closed on Wednesdays and Thursdays in 2024.

Please email for urgent queries and place returns in the after hours return slot, in the door near the Postgraduate Unit outside of Gascoyne House.

Welcome!

The Psychiatric Services Library provides resources and services for staff employed in WA public mental health services. Registered staff access resources outside of the major mental health sites using their usual network credentials.
Click here to join the Library and register for online access.
Staff may also have access to the library website associated with their current WA Health Service via the WA Health Libraries Network (WAHLiN)

Apps & Mobile access

Mobile access options

News

Australian & New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry 58(2) - February 2024

JAMA Psychiatry 81(1) - January 2024

NAIDOC Week and Beyond, Wiley - Theme 'For Our Elders'

HealthPathways - Online resource which offers information on assessment, management and (if needed referral) for various health conditions.

How Libraries and Communities can help Ukraine - here

NLM PubMed Update - Proximity Search now Available- here

New York Academy of Medicine relaxation colouring sheets now available

'ETG Therapeutic Guidelines', now called 'Therapeutic Guidelines'.

Please visit the new International Database - INAHTA - formerly part of the suite of Cochrane databases

Links to information on COVID-19 - Coronavirus

National COVID-19 Clinical Evidence Taskforce Supporting Australia’s healthcare professionals with continually updated, evidence-based clinical guidelines.

EndNote 21 update required

EndNote 21 is the current version to be installed on WA Health Computers.

The WA Health libraries have a whole of WA Health Licence for EndNote for work or home installation.

To have EndNote installed or updated on a work computer you should log a job with HIN or with the Help Desk on 13 44 77.

EndNote 21 is now available to download to your personal devices

Please contact Technical Support for help with conversion or backwards compatibility issues.

Please contact the Library if you have any questions.