Withybush General Hospital Library

Haverfordwest

Access is available to all staff working for Hywel  Dda University Health Board in the Pembrokeshire area and to students on placement.

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Withybush General Hospital Library 

About Us

A warm welcome awaits you at Withybush Library Services, which has been in its current location since 1990.  We like to offer all who need our help, a personal library service, tailored to your needs.  To find out more please call into the Library Services Office based in the Withybush Hospital Medical Education Centre.  Any concerns in locating us via a spiral staircase from the lower ground floor Training Corridor, please email us in advance and we will provide alternative access.

Opening Hours

Out of hours Access / Arrangements :

24hours access with Library Swipe card issued at membership induction.

Library Facilities / Access

Study and IT facilities:

  • There are 9 study spaces with PCs in our Library Resources Room

  • We have a separate Quiet Study Room with 8 spaces for own device working and/or silent study.

  • Our IT Training Room has 9 further PC’s that can be used when the timetable shows availability. 

  • The Cloud Wi-Fi is available free.

Main services:

  • Literature Searching 

  • Evidence based healthcare support

  • Article supply

  • Self Service Book loans and requests

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

  • Support for revalidation and reflective practice.

  • Photocopying & printing, plus laminating, scanning and binding (Charges apply) 

 

Joining the Library: 

  • To join the Library please complete a membership form and call into the Library during staffed hours. Alternatively complete the online membership form

  • Once you have completed a membership form, please call into the library office for an induction tour; you can arange this bu contacting us Library.withybush.hdd@wales.nhs.uk

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 in from another library for you

Literature Searches:

  • We conduct Literature Searches for research, clinical audit, service improvement, patient information and education. To request a Literature Search, please contact the Librarian or complete the online literature search request form

Current Awareness:

  • KnowledgeShare provides targeted evidence updates, sent straight to your inbox and facilitates matching colleagues with shared interests.
    Please ask Library staff if you are interested in receiving evidence updates in your area(s) of interest.

Databases:

  • Access to majority of databases e.g. Medline, British Nursing Database, Embase, MIDIRS, etc.

Evidence Summaries:

Article & e-Journal Access:

​Please contact us if you have any queries about the Library Service and we will be happy to help.

Library Contact Details

Address : 

Withybush Library & Knowledge Services

Library Office

1st Floor Medical Education Centre

Withybush General Hospital

Fishguard Road
Haverfordwest

Pembrokeshire

SA61 2PZ

Telephone : 01437 773730

Email : Library.withybush.hdd@wales.nhs.uk

website : www.nhswls.org/withybush

Librarian Contact Details

Library Services Manager

Angie Laws

Email : Library.withybush.hdd@wales.nhs.uk

Library Services Senior Assistant

Jenna Abbott

Email : Library.withybush.hdd@wales.nhs.uk

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NHS Wales Library Service HQ

Staff Library

Singleton Hospital

Sketty Lane

Swansea

SA2 8QA

Tel : 01792 205666 Ext 35281

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