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ACCESSIBILITY STATEMENT

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ACCESSIBILITY STATEMENTMENT

Accessibility Statement

This accessibility statement applies to the NHS Wales' Library Service's website: www.nhswls.org 

This website is run by The NHS Wales Library Service. We want as many people as possible to be able to use this website. For example, that means you should be able to:

  • zoom in up to 200% without the text spilling off the screen

  • navigate most of the website using just a keyboard

  • navigate most of the website using speech recognition software

  • listen to most of the website using a screen reader (including the most recent versions of JAWS, NVDA and VoiceOver.

We have also made the website text as simple as possible to understand.  AbilityNet has advice on making your device easier to use if you have a disability.
 

How accessible this website is

Version 1 Published 24/09/2018

We know some parts of this website are not fully accessible:

  • Parts of some pages may not work well with Assistive Technologies such as screen readers

  • Some menus are not fully accessible

  • Some buttons and links do not have accessible descriptions

  • Some pages contain text that has poor colour contrast 

  • Some pages contain headings that are not logically ordered

  • Some pages are not fully usable with the keyboard

  • Some pages have an illogical focus order

  • Secondary menu items change order when an item is selected

  • Some forms have error messages or labels that are not clear

  • Some moving content cannot be paused or stopped


Feedback and contact information

If you need information on this website in a different format like accessible PDF, large print, easy read, audio recording or braille, please contact us in the first instance and we will pass your request onto the relevant team.  We will consider your request and get back to you in 10 working days.


Reporting accessibility problems with this website

We are always looking to improve the accessibility of this website. If you find any problems not listed on this page or think we are not meeting accessibility requirements, please contact us.

 

Enforcement procedure

The Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) is responsible for enforcing the Public Sector Bodies (Websites and Mobile Applications) (No. 2) Accessibility Regulations 2018 (the ‘accessibility regulations’). If you are not happy with how we respond to your complaint, contact the Equality Advisory and Support Service (EASS).

  • Bronglais Hospital Library, Aberystwyth"
    Opening Hours: Monday 9:00 - 16:00 Tuesday 09:00 - 16:00 Wednesday 09:00 - 16:00 Thursday 09:00 - 16:00 Friday 09:00 - 16:00 Out of Hours Access arrangements: For access out of staffed hours, please speak to the library staff for entry arrangements. Contact Details:Library Knowledge Services Manager : Mrs Rosalind Llewelyn-Harris Address : Bronglais Library, Bronglais General Hospital, Caradog Road, Aberystwyth SY23 1ER Telephone: 01970 635803 Email :library.bronglais.hdd@wales.nhs.uk Bronglais Hopsital Library Website (intranet only)
  • Bronllys Hospital Library, Bronllys, Powys"
    Staffed Hours : Monday 09:00 - 17:00 Tuesday 09:00 - 17:00 Wednesday 09:00 - 17:00 Thursday 09:00 - 17:00 Friday 09:00 - 17:00 Open Hours : Access is available 24 hours a day for medical staff and students on placement. A key or security code is required. Contact Details:Library Knowledge Services Manager : Ms Jane Parry Address : Library & Information Service, Bronllys Hospital, Bronllys, Powys LD3 0LU Telephone: 01874 712576 Fax:01970 635386 Email : powys.library@wales.nhs.uk Bronllys Hospital Library Website
  • Cefn Coed Hospital Library, Swansea"
    Opening Hours : Access is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Please contact for access during unstaffed out of hours. Staffed Hours : Monday 08:30 - 17:00 Tuesday 08:30 - 17:00 Wednesday 08:30 - 17:00 Thursday 08:30 - 17:00 Friday 08:30 - 16:30 Contact Details:Library Manager : Mrs Emma Jones Address : Library, Education Centre, Cefn Coed Hospital, Waunarlwydd Road, Cockett, Swansea, SA2 0GH Telephone :01792 516546 / 01792 516568 Fax : 01792 516607 Email : library.cefncoed@wales.nhs.uk Cefn Coed Library Website
  • Glan Clwyd Hospital Library, Rhyl"
    Opening Hours : Monday 09:00 - 17:00 Tuesday 09:00 - 17:00 Wednesday 09:00 - 17:000 Thursday 09:00 - 17:00 Friday 09:00 - 17:00 Out of Hours Access arrangements: Swipe card access via a Health Board ID Badge will be required by all categories of staff to access the library outside the above staffed hours. Contact Details:Library Manager : Mrs Nia Jenkins Address : Llyfrgell/Library, Glan Clwyd Hospital, Bodelwyddan, Rhyl, Sir Ddinbych / Denbighshire LL18 5UJ Telephone :01745 534882 Email : BCU.LibraryCentral@wales.nhs.uk Glan Clwyd Hospital Library Website
  • Glangwili Hospital Library, Carmarthen"
    Opening Hours : Monday 09:00 - 16:00 Tuesday 09:00 - 16:00 Wednesday 09:00 - 16:00 Thursday 09:00 - 16:00 Friday 09:00 - 16:00 Out of Hours Access arrangements: Access with Hywel Dda ID card Contact Details:Library Manager : Katrina Hall, Library & Knowledge Services Manager Address : Glangwili Library, Glangwili General Hospital, Carmarthen SA31 2AF Telephone :01267 227076 Email : library.glangwili.hdd@wales.nhs.uk Glangwili Hospital Library Website (Intranet only)
  • Hafan Derwen Library, Carmarthen"
    Opening Hours : Monday 09:00 - 16:00 Tuesday 09:00 - 16:00 Wednesday 09:00 - 16:00 Thursday 09:00 - 16:00 Friday 09:00 - 16:00 Ouf of Hours Access arrangements: No access to the building between 8pm-7am. Between 7am-8pm, please use the intercom on the exterior door to be granted access. Contact Details:Library & Knowledge Services Manager : Mrs Gaynor Thomas Address : Library Services, Hafan Derwen, Parc Dewi Sant, Carmarthen SA31 3BB Telephone :01267 239806 Fax :01267 239604 Email : library.hafanderwen@wales.nhs.uk Hafan Derwen Library Website (intranet only)
  • Llandudno General Hospital, Llandudno"
    Opening Hours : Unstaffed Access is available 24/7. Access Arrangements: A door code is required. This can be obtained from the General Office during office hours or porters out of hours/weekends & bank holidays. General Contact Details: Professinal Staff : Mrs Pamela Jones, Library Services Manager Nathan Owen, Electronic Services Librarian Address : Library, Llandudno General Hospital, Llandudno LL30 1LB Telephone : 01492 860066 Email : BCU.LibraryWest@wales.nhs.uk Llandudno General Hospital Library Website
  • Morriston Hospital Library, Swansea"
    Opening Hours : Monday 08:30 - 17:00 Tuesday 08:30 - 17:00 Wednesday 08:30 - 17:00 Thursday 08:30 - 17:00 Friday 08:30 - 17:00 Out of Hours Access arrangements: An out of access card, which will grant 24 hour access, is available from the library for a deposit of £10.00. Contact Details:Professional Staff: Rhys Whelan, Library Services Manager Betsy Morgan, Trainee Clinical Librarian Address : Staff Library, Morriston Hospital, Swansea SA6 6NL Telephone : 01792 703131 Email :library.morriston@wales.nhs.uk Morriston Library Website
  • Neath Port Talbot Hospital Library, Port Talbot"
    Opening Hours : Monday 09:00-1600 Tuesday 09:00-16:00 Wednesday 09:00-16:00 Thursday 09:00-16:00 Friday 09:00-16:00 Staffed Hours : Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 09:30-16:00 Access is available 24 hours a day,7 days a week with a key code. PCs with internet access are available 24 hours a day. Contact Details:Address : Staff Library, Neath Port Talbot Hospital, Baglan Way Port Talbot SA12 7BX Telephone : 01639 862369 Fax :01639 862548 Email :library.neath@wales.nhs.uk Neath Port Tablot Library Website
  • Nevill Hall Hospital, Rowland Isaac Library, Abergavenny"
    Opening Hours : Staffed : Monday 08:45 - 17:00 Tuesday 08:45 - 17:00 Wednesday 08:45 - 17:00 Thursday 08:45 - 17:00 Friday 08:45 - 17:00 The library and computer room can be accessed 24 hours a day, 7 days a week with a valid ABUHB id badge. Contact Details:Professional Staff: Mrs Elizabeth Lewis, Librarian Email : nhh.library@wales.nhs.uk Address : Rowland Isaac Library, Nevill Hall Hospital, Brecon Road, Abergavenny, NP7 7EG Telephone : 01873 732663 ext. 82663 Rowland Isaac Library Website
  • Prince Charles Hospital Library, Merthyr Tydfil"
    Opening Hours : Monday 08:30-17:30 Tuesday 08:30-17:30 Wednesday 08:30-17:30 Thursday 08:30-17:30 Friday 08:30-17:00 Our of Hours Access arrangements: Out of Access is available to Cwm Taf staff and students on placement, please register at the Library front desk. Contact Details:Library Manager : Sian Jones Library Team Leader : Felicity Jones Address : Library, Prince Charles Hospital, Gurnos, Merthyr Tydfil CF47 9DT Telephone :01685 728251 /01685 728414 Fax : 01685 721816 Email : library.PrinceCharles@wales.nhs.uk Prince Charles Hospital Library Website
  • Prince Philip Hospital, Llanelli"
    Opening Hours : Monday 08:30 - 16:30 Tuesday 08:30 - 16:30 Wednesday 08:30 - 16:30 Thursday 08:30 - 16:30 Friday 08:30 - 16:30 Out of Hours Access arrangements: Access the library out of hours using a code given to all library patrons on joining the library. Contact Details:Library Manager : Sarah Bruch Address : Llyfyrgell/Library, Ysbyty Tywysog Philip/Prince Philip Hospital, Dafen, Llanelli, Sir Gaerfyrddin/Carmarthenshire, SA14 8QF Telephone :01554 783 467 Email: library.princephilip.hdd@wales.nhs.uk Prince Philip Library Website (intranet only)
  • Princess of Wales Hospital Library, Bridgend"
    Opening Hours : Monday 09:00-17:00 Tuesday 09:00-17:00 Wednesday 09:00-17:00 Thursday 09:00-17:00 Friday 09:00-17:00 Access is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week with an access card. Card is available for a £10 refundable deposit. PCs with internet access are available 24 hours a day. Contact Details:Professional Staff: Ms Sarah George, Library Services Manager Vacant, Assistant Librarian Address : MPEC Building, Library, Princess of Wales Hospital, Coity Road Bridgend CF31 1RQ Telephone :01656 753610 Email : library.bridgend@wales.nhs.uk Princess of Wales Website
  • Public Health Wales Library, Carmarthen"
    Opening Hours : Staffed : Monday 08:30 - 16:00 Tuesday 08:30 - 16:00 Wednesday 08:30 - 16:00 Thursday 08:30 - 16:00 Friday 08:30 - 16:00 Contact Details: Address : Observatory Evidence Service, Public Health Wales, Block 1, P.O.Box 108, St David's Park, Jobs Well Road, Johnstown, Carmarthen SA31 3WY Email:observatory.evidence@wales.nhs.uk Telephone :01267 225077 Fax:01267 225220
  • Public Health Wales Library, Cardiff"
    Opening Hours : Staffed : Monday 08:30 - 16:30 Tuesday 08:30 - 16:30 Wednesday 08:30 - 16:30 Thursday 08:30 - 16:30 Friday 08:30 - 16:30 Contact Details:Library Senior Evidence and Knowledge Analyst : Ms Isabel Puscas, Senior Librarian Address : Observatory Evidence Service, Public Health Wales Observatory,Y Canolbwynt Gwybodaeth, 2 Capital Quarter, Tyndall Street, Cardiff CF10 4BQ. Telephone : 029 21 674920 Email:observatory.evidence@wales.nhs.uk
  • Public Health Wales Library, Mold"
    Opening Hours : Staffed : Monday 08:30 - 16:00 Tuesday 08:30 - 16:00 Wednesday 08:30 - 16:00 Thursday 08:30 - 16:00 Friday 08:30 - 16:00 Contact Details:Library Senior Evidence and Knowledge Analyst : Mr Ken Jones, Information Specialist Address : Observatory Evidence Service, Preswylfa, Hendy Road, Mold CH7 1PZ Email:observatory.evidence@wales.nhs.uk Telephone : 01352 803529 Fax :01352 755679
  • Public Health Wales Library, Swansea"
    Opening Hours : Staffed : Monday 08:30 - 16:00 Tuesday 08:30 - 16:00 Wednesday 08:30 - 16:00 Thursday 08:30 - 16:00 Friday 08:30 - 16:00 Contact Details:Library Senior Evidence and Knowledge Analyst : Mrs Sian King, Advanced Information Specialist Address : Observatory Evidence Service, Public Health Wales, 1st Floor, Matrix House, Northern Boulevard, Swansea Enterprise Park, Swansea SA6 8DP Email: evidence.service@wales.nhs.uk Telephone : 01792 940947
  • Royal Glamorgan Hospital Library, Llantrisant"
    Opening Hours : Monday 08:30 - 17:30 Tuesday 08:30 - 17:30 Wednesday 08:30 - 17:30 Thursday 08:30 - 17:30 Friday 08:30 - 17:00 Our of Hours Access arrangements: Out of Access is available to Cwm Taf staff and students on placement, please register at the Library front desk. Contact Details:Library Manager : Sian Jones Library Team Leader : Anne Williams Address : Library, Royal Glamorgan Hospital, Ynysmaerdy, Llantrisant, Rhondda Cynon Taf, CF72 8XR Telephone :01443 443443 (ext: 74470) Email : library.royalglamorgan@wales.nhs.uk Royal Glamorgan Hospital Library Website
  • Royal Gwent Hospital Library, Newport"
    Opening Hours : Staffed : Monday 08:30 - 17:00 Tuesday 08:30 - 17:00 Wednesday 08:30 - 17:00 Thursday 08:30 - 17:00 Friday 08:30 - 17:00 The library can be accessed 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Contact Details:Library Manager : Ms Elizabeth Field Address : Library Services, Royal Gwent Hospital, Block 7, Newport NP20 4EZ Telephone :01633 238131 / 133 / 134 Fax : 01633 656295 Email : rgh.library@wales.nhs.uk Royal Gwent Hospital Library Website
  • Singleton Hospital Library, Swansea"
    Opening Hours : Staffed : Monday 08:30 - 17:00 Tuesday 08:30 - 17:00 Wednesday 08:30 - 17:00 Thursday 08:30 - 17:00 Friday 08:30 - 17:00 Out of Hours Access arrangements: An out of hours access card, which will grant 24 hour access, is available from the library for a deposit of £10. Contact Details:Professional Staff : Lizzy Evans, Library Services Manager Vacant, Assistant Librarian Address : Library, Singleton Hospital, Sketty Lane, Swansea SA2 8QA Telephone : 01792 200354 Ext 5281 / 7754 Email : library.singleton@wales.nhs.uk Singleton Hospital Library Website
  • St Cadoc's Hospital Library, Newport"
    Opening Hours : Monday not staffed but open for reference and staff use 09:00-17:00 Tuesday 09:00 - 17:00 Wednesday 09:00 - 17:00 Thursday 09:00 - 17:00 Friday not staffed but open for reference and staff use 09:00-17:00 If you have any urgent queries when the library is not staff please contact either: Miners' Library, Ysbyty Ystrad Fawr Rowland Isaac Library, Nevill Hall Hospital Royal Gwent Hospital Library Contact Details:Library Manager : Mrs Marilyn Hughes Address : Library, St Cadoc's Hospital, Caerleon, Newport NP18 3XQ Telephone : 01633 436758 Fax : 01633 436761 Email : stc.library@wales.nhs.uk St Cadoc's Hospital Library Website
  • University Hospital Llandough, Archie Cochrane Library, Penarth (Cardiff University)"
    The Archie Cochrane Library is situated in the Education Centre of Llandough Hospital and contains collections on medicine, surgery, nursing, allied health, psychiatry and psychology, as well as the Cochrane Archive. Opening Hours : Monday 09:00 - 17:00 Tuesday 09:00 - 17:00 Wednesday 09:00 - 17:00 Thursday 09:00 - 17:00 Friday 09:00 - 17:00 Saturday Closed Out of Hours Access arrangements: Available with pre-activated library membership card. Contact Details:Library Manager : Rosemary Soper, Cardiff & Vale UHB Librarian Address : Archie Cochrane Library, Education Centre, Llandough Hospital, Penarth CF64 2XX Telephone :029 2071 5497 Email :cochraneliby@cardiff.ac.uk Archie Cochrane Library Website
  • University Hospital of Wales, Brian Cooke Library, Cardiff (Cardiff University)"
    Staffed Hours : Monday 12:00-14:00 Tuesday 12:00-14:00 Wednesday 12:00-14:00 Thursday 12:00-14:00 Friday 12:00-14:00 Open Access Hours : Monday 08:30 - 17:00 Tuesday 08:30 - 17:00 Wednesday 08:30 - 17:00 Thursday 08:30 - 17:00 Friday 08:30 - 17:00 Out of Hours Access Arrangements: n/a, please use the Health Library General Library Contact: Address : University Dental Hospital, 4th floor, 474, Heath Park, Cardiff, CF14 4XY Telephone :029 20688152 Email :BrianCookeLiby@cardiff.ac.uk Brian Cooke Library Website
  • University Hospital of Wales, Health Library, Cardiff (Cardiff University) "
    Opening Hours : Access is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. This may vary around public holidays so please check website. Between 6.00pm – 7.15am, entry is via swipe card access for which a current Cardiff University library/ID card is required. About: The Health Library is located on the ground, first and second floors of the Cochrane Building. Library skills training for staff and students in Biomedical and Life Sciences subjects is also available in the library. Ground Floor : Social Learning ZoneFirst Floor : Open-Access Computers / Books and Journals / Enquiries DeskSecond Floor : Silent Study Zone / Group Study Rooms / Open-Access ComputersGeneral Contact Details: Address : Health Library, Cochrane Building, Heath Park Cardiff CF14 4YU Telephone : 02920 688137 Email :healthlibrary@cardiff.ac.uk Health Library, UHW (Cardiff University) Website
  • Velindre Hospital, Velindre University NHS Trust Library, Cardiff (Cardiff University)"
    Opening Hours : Monday 08:30 - 16:30 Tuesday 08:30 - 16:30 Wednesday 08:30 - 16:30 Thursday 08:30 - 16:30 Friday 08:30 - 16:30 Out of Hours Access arrangements: 24 hours access is available to Velindre University NHS Trust Staff. Out of hours access for students on placement can be arranged. Please contact the library. Contact Details:Professional Staff : Bernadette Coles, Site Librarian Anne Cleves, Assistant Library Manager Address : Velindre University NHS Trust Library, Velindre Hospital, Velindre Road Whitchurch, Cardiff CF14 2TL Telephone : 029 2031 6291 Email : library.velindre@wales.nhs.uk Velindre University NHS Trust Library Website
  • Withybush General Hospital Library, Haverfordwest"
    Opening Hours : Monday 09:00 - 16:00 Tuesday 09:00 - 16:00 Wednesday 09:00 - 16:00 Thursday 09:00 - 16:00 Friday 09:00 - 16:00 Out of Hours Access arrangements: 24hours access with Library Swipe card issued at membership induction. Contact Details:Library Manager : Mrs Angie Laws Address : 1st Floor Postgraduate Centre, Withybush General Hospital Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire SA61 2PZ Telephone : 01437 773730 Email : library.withybush.hdd@wales.nhs.uk Withybush Hospital Library Website (intranet only)
  • Wrexham Maelor General Hospital, John Spalding Library, Wrexham"
    Opening Hours : Monday 08:30 - 17:00 Tuesday 08:30 - 17:00 Wednesday 08:30 - 17:00 Thursday 08:30 - 17:00 Friday 08:30 - 16:30 Out of Hours Access arrangements: Users can access the library via BCUHB ID badge from 6.30am and up to midnight every day. General Contact Details: Professional Staff : Vacant, Library Services Manager Pauline Goodlad, Librarian Address : John Spalding Library, Wrexham Medical Institute, Technology Park Centre, Croesnewydd Road Wrexham LL13 7YP Telephone : 01978 727454 (ext 7454) Email BCU.LibraryEast@wales.nhs.uk John Spalding Library Website
  • Ysbyty Gwynedd, Library & Learning Centre, Bangor"
    Opening Hours : Monday 09:00 - 17:00 Tuesday 09:00 - 17:00 Wednesday 09:00 - 17:00 Thursday 09:00 - 17:00 Friday 09:00 - 17:00 Out of Hours Access arrangements: Swipe card access via a BCUHB ID Badge will be required by all categories of staff to enter the library out of normal working hours. General Contact Details: Professional Staff : Mrs Pamela Jones, Library Services Manager Nathan Owen, Electronic Services Librarian Address : Library & Learning Centre, Ysbyty Gwynedd, Bangor, Gwynedd LL572PW Telephone : 01248 384191 Email : BCU.LibraryWest@wales.nhs.uk Ysbyty Gwynedd Library Website
  • Ysbyty Ystrad Fawr, Miners' Library, Ystrad Mynach"
    Opening Hours : Staffed : Monday 09:00 - 16:30 Tuesday 09:00 - 16:30 Wednesday 09:00 - 16:30 Thursday 09:00 - 16:30 Friday 09:00 - 16:00 The library can be accessed 24 hours a day, 7 days a week with a valid ABUHB ID badge. If you are making a special journey, please contact Library staff in advance. General Contact Details: Professional Staff: Miss Salma Zabaneh, Librarian. Address : Miners' Library, Education Centre, Ysbyty Ystrad Fawr, Ystrad Fawr Way, Ystrad Mynach, Hengoed CF82 7EP Telephone : 01443 802789 (ext 52789) Email : yyf.library@wales.nhs.uk Miners' Library Website
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