The easiest way to see what books, reports and other items we
have available is to take a look at our Library Catalogue. The catalogue
lists not only the items stocked in our libraries it also includes
the holdings of other health libraries within the North East of
To borrow an item just visit the library that holds it;
alternatively contact us or complete a Book Request Form. We'll arrange to
obtain the item on your behalf ready for you to borrow from us in a
Please remember: If your work circumstances
mean you work some distance away or don't have a lot of time to
visit our libraries in person, wherever possible we'll send what
you've asked for straight to your workplace / home
How long can I borrow books for?
You may borrow up to 10 books for a period of 28
If you need them for longer you must either contact us close to the
date they are due for return or you can renew them yourself (up to
2 times) by following the Login link at the top right hand
corner of our Library Catalogue.
If the copy of the book is on loan at your home library or
another Trust, then please contact the library where you work to
If you're looking for a particular book and you can't see it
listed on the catalogue please get in touch with us and we'll try
to obtain it for you from other sources that we have access to.
Recommend a book
We're keen to ensure that our library stock meets your needs. If
we don't stock a particular book, or if there's something newly
published that you think we should have please complete a suggestion form, send it to us and we'll let you know the
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