Literature searches

Literature searches

Bespoke literature search service focusing on the best evidence on your topic in the current literature.

The aim is to resume this service for public health specialists and consultants shortly.

Literature reviews

An evaluated summary of the best and most current evidence on your topic.

The aim is to resume this service for public health specialists and consultants shortly

Statistical analysis

If you would like analysis from the Kent Public Health Observatory, click here.

Training in literature search skills

The aim is to resume training for public health teams shortly.

You can click here for online training introducing you to literature searching, and click here for more advanced training.  Sign in using the OpenAthens link. This training is provided to holders of a public health OpenAthens account by Health Education England. In addition, see the training links available from publishers on our Databases page.

External links: PHE Evidence Briefings and Practice Examples

Public Health England (PHE) have made available a number of their Evidence Briefings and Practice Examples. Evidence Briefings are a summary of the best available evidence that has been identified and selected from research using systematic and transparent search methods. However, the findings are not quality assessed or critically appraised.

The available evidence briefings can be found on this link.

Practice Examples are available on this link.