Books

Book Collection

The Library book stock aims to reflect the interests of all readers. You can browse or search the library online catalogue for books, eBooks, staff publications.

If we don’t hold a book you are interested in our stock, you can request it. Request a Book

The Library welcomes suggestions for new books to be purchased.  Please note that this recommendations may need to be put forward to the Library Committee for approval.

Borrowing: Most books can be borrowed by registered members. The loan period is 7, 14 and 28 days.

*Please note: Borrowed books not returned to the library are the responsibility of the borrower. Failure to return borrowed item will result in the borrower being charged for a replacement copy. The user accepts this responsibility before borrowing and agrees to pay for replacement fee should an item be lost.

Renewing:  Books can be renewed either in person, by telephone or email, provided that they have not been reserved by another reader. There is a limit on number of renewals.

Reservations: To reserve a book currently on loan please ask at the library counter. 

* Please note in order to borrow books a refundable deposit of £20 is required if you are a nursing student or a fixed term staff on a contract of less than one year. Please ask library staff for more details.

Audio-Visual

The library audio-visual collection contains of videos, DVD and CD-ROM’s . DVDs and videos can be viewed in the library or  borrowed on an overnight loan basis.

Library News

Library Discovery Tool

Check out our guide for a brief overview, how to access and use the Discovery tool. Trouble accessing or have questions?  Please contact us

BMJ Best Practice, clinical decision support tool is now available. Access it on the Trust intranet without password, access remotely with NHS OpenAthens, download the app to access on mobile devices anywhere. See the  user guide for details.

Access to DynaMed is available via Cerner EPR. Contact us for more details.

Latest Staff Publications lists:

COVID- 19 Staff Publications

WMUH -2021

CWMH (can download only on the Trust computers)

Institutional Repository of Staff Publications

Latest Health Management Bulletin

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