The following user groups are covered directly by the NHS Wales e-Library i.e. e-resources procured specifically according to their needs and are eligible to access at work and from home:
All staff employed, hosted by or working directly with Welsh Government health and social care departments. Also including, but not limited to:
Secondary level users will be allowed access to the service, although resources will not be procured specifically for their individual use. Secondary users will generally be those from other sectors and organisations who are not employed by NHS Wales but work directly with NHS colleagues as part of the healthcare team and are eligible to access at work where applicable and from home:
Tertiary users may be members of the public who are accessing e-resources available on the internet without controlled access which are effectively in the public domain and therefore available to all citizens of Wales. The NHS Wales e-Library will also make accessible any freely available e-resources such as OpenAccess journals, bibliographic databases, evidence-based resources and clinical guidelines via its website.
(Last updated January 2023)