New HDAS Website

Some of you may notice on visiting the HDAS (Healthcare Databases Advanced Search) site that it looks very different to last week.

The team at NICE have been working over the last year to improve and fix many issues with the way searching was performed, and how results were displayed.

The new site will be available at

Read on for more details, useful videos and guides to help you with the new look and features…



Here is a helpful video on how to do basic searches on the new HDAS:

A playlist of 23 help videos for the new HDAS can be found on youtube here

A new PDF to help you work your way through the new site can be found below:


And the help page for HDAS itself is located at

What does this mean for you?

Change is never easy and we believe that the new transformation of HDAS will take some time for users to get acquainted with.

As your local NHS Library and Knowledge Service we are quite happy to offer training sessions either within the library or in your department if you would like help with using the new HDAS.

Please contact either Poole Hospital Learning Resource Centre on:  or 01202 442101

or Royal Bournemouth Hospital Library on: or 01202 704270


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