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NHS Library Essentials

A guide to library services and key resources for NHS staff

Welcome to St George's

St George's Library provides a full library and knowledge service for all NHS staff from our affiliated trusts St George's University Hospitals Foundation NHS Trust and South West London and St. George's Mental Health Trust. Join via our online registration form, or visit in person with your staff ID, to access printed book and journals and a variety of electronic resources including healthcare databases and electronic journals.

The main library is based at St George's, 1st Floor, Hunter Wing.

There is also a self-service Library based at Queen Mary's Hospital, 1st Floor, Jasmine Suite.

Opening Hours

The Library is currently open 24/7.

The main helpdesk is staffed between 8am to 6pm, Monday to Friday. After 6pm on weekdays and during the weekend, there is a security staff presence only and the library is entirely self-service.



The Computer Rooms are currently open:


There are currently 4 computers linked to the NHS network. To book, contact the library helpdesk. NHS staff can also use the university computers.  Ask at the library helpdesk for a university network login.

Library Map

The library and Computer Rooms are on 1st floor, Hunter Wing.

There are a range of study spaces available:

  • Computer Rooms
  • Silent study space
  • Quiet group study space

Code of Conduct


No food is permitted in the Library.

Drinks (in lidded containers) are allowed.

Mobile phones: you can use the silent functions only, please do not make or receive calls in the Library.

Please respect others by observing the specific rules displayed in the Quiet and Silent study areas.

Find out more about what's expected of Library users under the Library Rules tab, or by viewing our Code of Conduct on the Library website.

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