Equality, Diversity and Inclusion

Ebooks    Books

Databases    Journals  

This site is maintained and hosted by Discovery Library, Derriford Hospital and gives details of selected content for 
Professionals across the Plymouth, SWASFT & SCAS health community.
Also see our clinical specialty pages 

If you have problems or comments/suggestions about resources please
phone 39111 or email library.mailbox@nhs.net

Note you will need a local NHS Athens account to access ebooks and other online resources (register here).

Ebooks (guide)

Adult Transgender Care: An Interdisciplinary Approach for Training Mental Health Professionals

Ageing, Diversity and Equality: Social Justice Perspectives

Allies and Advocates : Creating an Inclusive and Equitable Culture 

Black and Blue: The Origins and Consequences of Medical Racism

Bridging Differences for Better Mentoring

Brit(ish): On Race, Identity and Belonging

Building Communication and Independence for Children Across the Autism Spectrum

Can I tell you about gender diversity? A Guide for Friends, Family and Professionals

Caring for People with Learning Disabilities : A guide for non-specialist nurses

Communicating better with people on the autistic spectrum

Counselling Skills for Working with Gender Diversity and Identity

Design for Inclusivity


Diversity Beyond Lip Service : A Coaching Guide for Challenging Bias

Don’t Touch my Hair

The Equal Curriculum : The Student and Educator Guide to LGBTQ Health

The 5 disciplines of inclusive leaders

Gender Diversity and Non-Binary Inclusion in the Workplace: The Essential Guide for Employers

The good immigrant

Handbook for Culturally Competent Care

The Health Gap : The Challenge of an Unequal World

How to be an Anti-Racist

Invisible Women

The Leader’s Guide to Unconscious Bias

LGBTQ health research: theory, methods, practice

Me and White Supremacy : Combat Racism, Change the World, and Become a Good Ancestor

Medicine and Religion: A Historical Introduction

The Neurodiverse Workplace

Overcoming Everyday Racism: Building Resilience and Wellbeing in the Face of Discrimination and Microaggressions

Person-centred practice in nursing and health care : theory and practice

Promoting the Health and Well-Being of People with Learning Disabilities

A Reflective Guide to Gender Identity Counselling

Reframe Your Thinking Around Autism

Religions, Culture and Healthcare: A Practical Handbook for Use in Healthcare Environments (2nd Ed.)

Social Work and Health Care Practice with Transgender and Nonbinary Individuals and Communities

Supporting the Physical Health Needs of People with Learning Disabilities

Supporting People Living with Dementia in Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic Communities

Supporting transgender and non-binary people with disabilities or illnesses

Trans and Non-binary Gender Healthcare for Psychiatrists, Psychologists, and Other Health Professionals

Transforming Lives: Health Initiatives in Faith Communities

Transgender Employees in the Workplace: A Guide for Employers

Transgender health: a practitioner’s guide to binary and non-binary trans patient care

Unbias : Addressing Unconscious Bias at Work

The Uncomfortable Truth About Racism

Use Your Difference to Make a Difference : How to Connect and Communicate in a Cross-Cultural World

White Fragility: Why it’s So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism

Why I’m No Longer Talking to White People about Race

Working with Asylum Seekers and Refugees : What to Do, What Not to Do, and How to Help

Working with difference and diversity in counselling and psychotherapy

Books (guide)


This is a regional NHS catalogue, so in location select ‘Plymouth, Derriford Hospital, PLY’ to limit your search to books held here.

Note- you will need an NHS Athens login to access ebooks and a completed registration form and library card to borrow print books.

You can also log in and renew your books here (if you have not already made a pin number for your library account follow the instructions on screen).

If we don’t have the book you require you can consider making a book request
(Service for registered borrowers, undertaking NHS work. Registration forms are available here)

We have many print books that may be of interest by searching on our library catalogue, including but not limited to…

Anti-discriminatory practice : equality, diversity and social justice / Neil Thompson. 2021

Building an inclusive organization : leveraging the power of a diverse workforce / Stephen Frost, Raafi-Karim Alidina 2019.

Diversity and cultural awareness in nursing practice / edited by Beverley Braithwaite 2020.

Promoting equality : working with diversity and difference / Neil Thompson 2018.

Use your difference to make a difference : how to connect and communicate in a cross-cultural world / Tayo Rockson 2019


Search the NHS healthcare databases:

AMED- topics for allied health professionals
British Nursing Index (BNI)- incl topics for nurses and care staff
international nursing & allied health incl nurses and care staff
EMBASE- European biomedicine, pharmacology
EMCARE-international nursing & allied health
HMIC- health service management & organisation incl grey literature
MEDLINE- most medical/surgical topics
useful for health psychology/recovery

Note- you will need an NHS Athens login.

Databases contain bibliographic records i.e. references. Whilst you won’t have fulltext access to all the articles, for some journals there will be a link to online access or details of where the print journal can be found within the library.

If we don’t hold your required article you can consider making an article request via the library.

See our main library website for details of our information skills training programme and literature searching support services.


Search the A-Z list of print and electronic journals (ejournals) available to you.
Note- you will need an NHS Athens login.

If we don’t hold your required article you can consider making an article request via the library.