Social Services Knowledge Scotland provides access to a wide range of quality assured information and knowledge resources across the sector. The search facility will simultaneously search a huge repository of resources, websites, policy documents, journal articles and books with links to full text where available.
Full access to SSKS is available to the following groups:
Staff of NHS Scotland (including contractors such as general practitioner staff, community pharmacy staff, dental surgery staff)
Undergraduate or postgraduate students working or training with NHS Scotland
Social services, public library staff and other local authority staff
Voluntary sector organisations
Other partners of NHS Scotland, (including staff in higher and further education, Scottish Government staff, nursing homes, the armed services and patient/public representatives on NHS groups)
For full details about eligibility and to register for an NHS ATHENS username and password for access please see the Knowledge Network's eligibility and registration page web page at