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The Grange Hospital Library
The Grange Hospital

The Grange Library is located on level 2, provides services and resources to Health Board Staff and placement students to support patient care, education, audit and research.

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The Grange Hospital Library

About Us

The Grange Library is located in the main hospital building on level two. The library newly opened in 2021 and is situated within the knowledge and Information Resource Centre. This area provides desk space for quiet study and small office space for agile working. The Library provides access to the latest clinical evidence, providing support with literature searching and critical appraisal in addition to stocking relevant current professional texts plus access to an extensive collection of e-resources.

Opening Hours

Out of hours Access / Arrangements :

24 Hour Access is available to both the Library and Computer Room with an activated staff ID badge.

Library Facilities / Access

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

​Study and IT facilities:

  • There are 6 computers and laptops available to loan within the library.

  • One networked photocopier/printer.

  • Individual quite study rooms available on request.

  • The Cloud Wi-Fi is available

Main Services:

  • Literature Searching 

  • Evidence based healthcare support

  • Critical appraisal sessions

  • 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

  • Photocopying & printing

 Joining the Library: 

  • To join the library please contact us in person, by phone, email 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 not on site can usually be requested as an inter-library loan from another library for you

 Literature Searches

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

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

Article & eJournal Access:

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

  • Please visit LibrarySearch for access

  • Please contact the GUH 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.

Library Contact Details

Address : 

The Grange Library

Level 2

The Grange University Hospital

Cwmbran

NP44 8YN

Telephone : 01633 493835

Email : ABB.GUHLibrary@wales.nhs.uk

website : www.nhswls.org/grange

Librarian Contact Details

Librarian

Katie Osbourne

Library Assistant

Helen Evans

Tel: 01633 493835

Email : ABB.GUHLibrary@wales.nhs.uk

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