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The library is located next to the multi-faith Centre, provides services & resources to Health Board staff & placement students to support education, patient care, audit and research.

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Morriston Hospital Library

About Us

Morriston Hospital provides acute general medical care, and care of the elderly, as well as a trauma and orthopaedic service, and specialty services including urology, rheumatology, intensive care and palliative medicine to a wide catchment area. Tertiary services based on this site include The Welsh Centre for Burns and Plastic Surgery, and The Welsh Institute of Metabolic and Obesity Surgery. Morriston also has a regional renal unit, regional vascular surgery and maxillofacial services (including Cleft Lip & Palate). It hosts the All Wales Emergency Medical Retrieval and Transfer service (EMRTS Cymru).

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

  • Swansea University PCs for students

  • 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 2 or 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 access card, which will grant 24 hour access, is available from the library for a deposit of £10.00.

Library Contact Details

Address : 

Morriston Hospital Library

Heol Maes Eglwys





Telephone : 01792 703131

Email :

website : /

Directions to the library:

Turn left at the Discharge Lounge next to the Multi-Faith Centre.

Librarian Contact Details

Library Services Manager

Rhys Whelan

Trainee Clinical Librarian

Betsy Morgan

Library Assistants

Anna Clements

Angela Higgins

Rebecca Probert

Telephone : 01792 703131

Email :

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