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Subject Guide: Nursing, Allied Health & Sport

This guide brings together library resources for your studies and research. Use these resources alongside your recommended reading from your tutors to extend your research into new areas.

Researching health topics in the news

Glasses on top of a pile of newspapers. Patients can get important information about health and medical research from the television, radio, or news sources such as the BBC or newspapers. This may impact what they ask for from their health providers as well as decisions about their health and lifestyle like whether to get vaccinated or ask for a GP appointment.

It can be important to understand and document how health and medical research is reported in the popular press. Some of this content will be freely available on news websites but the majority will only be accessible in archives. 

The Library offers subscription access to a few of these news archives: