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The Clinical Information Access Portal (CIAP) provides information and resources to support evidence-based practice at the point of care. CIAP is available to all NSW Health employees including students on rotation and can be accessed from work and remotely. Western Sydney Local Health District Libraries provide training, support, help with registrations, and linking our catalogue and document delivery services to CIAP.

Access using a hospital desktop computer, corporate mobile or device connected to the VPN (Virtual Private Network)

You can access CIAP using a hospital desktop computer, corporate mobile or a device connected to the VPN using a secure ID here.

Access using a device without connecting to the VPN

For access without VPN (e.g. using a personal phone or laptop without secure ID) go to CIAP, then select Log in on the top right hand corner of the page, then login with your stafflink login.


Individual and group training sessions are provided by WSLHD Libraries.

My Health Learning

Search for the following scheduled CIAP training sessions using My Health Learning or see all available training sessions here. You are welcome to attend any session conducted by the Library at the facility most convenient to you.

DEV14056 - How to Use CIAP Most Effectively
DEV14051 - How to Search for Evidence
DEV14045 - How to Search for Medical Resources
DEV14047 - How to Search for Allied Health Resources
DEV14053 - How to Search for Nursing Resources
DEV14055 - How to Search for Drug Resources
DEV14058 - How to Search for Mental Health Resources

Other training

WSLHD Libraries provide regular training on a variety of topics. Find scheduled training sessions here or fill out the training request form to arrange a tailored one-on-one or group training session. 

CIAP support and training

Information on contacting the CIAP helpdesk can be found here. Information on CIAP training can be found here