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Internet Gateways

The web is an important source of information but a lot of the content should be treated with caution. These Gateways provide access to a wide range of web pages that have been evaluated before inclusion.

NICE Evidence Search Provides free open access to a unique index of selected and authoritative health and social care evidence-based information including guidance documents.
Social Care Online Social Care Online is the UK database of social care information. With everything from research briefings, to reports, government documents, journal articles, and websites.
TRIP TRIP Database was designed to answer clinical questions, using the principles of evidence based medicine, in a clinically relevant time frame.
K4Health The Knowledge for Health project works to improve access to and sharing of global, regional, and country-specific public health knowledge, particularly about family planning and reproductive health. There is also information about related public health issues (such as HIV/AIDS and maternal and child health).