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Cefn Coed

Hospital Library


The library, based in the old chapel, provides services & resources to Health Board staff & placement students to support education, patient care, audit and research. 

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Cefn Coed Hospital Library Education Centre

About Us

Cefn Coed Hospital Library, based in the Education Centre (formerly the hospital’s Chapel), has an extensive collection of resources in mental health, psychiatry and psychology

Library Facilities / Access

Access is available to all NHS Wales staff and to students on placement.

Study and IT facilities:

  • Open Access  PCs with a networked printer

  • Out of Hours access is available

  • Eduroam and The Cloud Wi-Fi are available


Main Services:

  • Literature Searching 

  • Evidence based healthcare support

  • Article supply

  • Book loans and requests

  • Information literacy support including training in database use (Please call or email to pre-book a session with a librarian)

  • Regular Evidence Updates

  • Support for revalidation and reflective practice.

  • Binding service (small charge)

  • Photocopying & printing (small charge)


Joining the Library: 

  • To join the library please contact us in person or by completing the online form

Borrowing Books:

  • You may borrow a maximum of 10 books

  • Loans are for 4 weeks but you can renew on request

  • You will receive regular email reminders about your loans

  • Books that are not available can usually be requested in from another library


Literature Searches:

  • We conduct Literature Searches for research, clinical audit, service improvement, patient information and education

  • Literature searching requests will be accepted from the online form or via email and returned to you via email

Evidence Summaries:

  • UpToDate is supplied through the SBU Library Service

    • This resource is generously funded through the Health Board SIFT Committees ​

Article & eJournal Access:

  • The majority of journals are now available to NHS Wales staff online

  • Please visit LibrarySearch for access

  • Please contact the Singleton Library Staff for further help with article access

  • Articles not available through NHS Wales LibrarySearch can usually be obtained via the library

  • Email requests are also accepted and articles are returned to you via email

Please contact us if you have any queries about the library service and we will be happy to help.

Opening Hours

Out of hours Access / Arrangements :

An out of hours access fob, which will grant 24 hour access, is available from the library for a deposit of £10.

General Library Contact

Address : 

Cefn Coed Library 

Swansea Psychiatric Education Centre

Cefn Coed Hospital




Telephone : 01792 516568 ext 36568

Email :

website :

Directions to the library:

The Library can be found in the old chapel. Please use the intercom to be admitted into the building. 

Librarian Contact Details

Library Service Manager and Education Centre Manager

Emma Jones

Senior Library Assistant

Rob Morgan

COIN and Education Centre Administrator

Lisa Harvey

Undergraduate Co-ordinator

Jason Thomas

Telephone : 01792 516568 ext 36568

Email :

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