The Library and Knowledge Service for NHS Ambulance Services in England (LKS ASE) library contains over 40 e-books ranging from textbooks covering paramedic practice, clinical skills, trauma and research to self-test quizzes, mentorship and leadership books.

All of these can be accessed using your free NHS OpenAthens account here and contains the following titles:

Clinical Textbooks

ABC of Major Trauma
Advanced Paediatric Life Support
Assessment Skills for Paramedics
Foundations for Paramedic Practice
Fundamentals of Paramedic Practice – A Systems Approach
Manual of Clinical Paramedic Procedures
Oxford Handbook of Clinical Examination and Practical Skills
Oxford Handbook of Pre-Hospital Care
Paramedic Care: Principles & Practice
Paramedics! Test Yourself in Anatomy & Physiology
Paramedics! Test Yourself in Pathophysiology
Professional Practice in Paramedic, Emergency and Urgent Care
Sanders’ Paramedic Textbook
The Art and Science of Mental Health Nursing
The Royal Marsden Manual of Clinical Nursing Procedures

Leadership, Supervision, Coaching and Mentorship

Ambulance Services – Leadership and Management Perspectives
Clinical Leadership for Paramedics
Don’t Just Do Something, Sit There
Emotional Intelligence In Action – Training and Coaching Activities for Leaders
Facilitating Reflective Learning: Coaching, Mentoring & Supervision
From One to Many – Best Practices for Team and Group Coaching
How to Coach – Coaching yourself and your team to success
Leadership for Nursing and Allied Health Professions
Leadership in Health and Social Care
Mentorship in Healthcare
Psychological Dimensions of Executive Coaching
Stakeholder Management
Success as a Coach
The Blackwell Handbook of Mentoring
The Emotionally Intelligent Workplace
The Leadership Pipeline: How to Build the Leadership-Powered Company
The Mentoring Manual
Working Deeply: Transforming Lives Through Transformational Coaching


A Beginner’s Guide to Evidence-Based Practice in Health and Social Care
Getting Started in Health Research
How to Read a Paper – The Basics of Evidence Based Medicine
Medical Statistics Made Easy
Qualitative Methods in Health Research
Qualitative Research in Health Care
Qualitative Research in Healthcare
The Paramedic’s Guide to Research: An Introduction
The SAGE Handbook of Applied Social Research Methods
Understanding Clinical Papers


Developing Mental Toughness
The Student Paramedic Survival Guide: your journey from student to paramedic