Visit to Derby Museum

November 14, 2019

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Welcome to the Library and Knowledge Service

We are the libraries of the University Hospitals of Derby and Burton NHS Foundation Trust, and we support education, research and patient care. We strive to provide the best information service possible and offer library membership for our NHS Trust employees, associates, academic staff and students.  

At the Derby site we are located on the 2nd floor, in the Education Centre of the Royal Derby Hospital, and we are open 24 hours a day 7 days a week.

At the Burton site we are located on the ground floor of the Medical Education Centre, on the Outwoods site of Queen's Hospital, and we are open 24 hours a day 7 days a week.

To find out more about what we offer, please click on the button below. The library logo at the top of the page, and the services tab will also take you back to the services page. To access the dedicated DCHS employee site click here.

Library News

November 14, 2019

Two of our Derby library staff members, Beth and Jo went on a visit to Derby Museum on Tuesday, to look around their storage facilities in order to get a good idea on how to look after the storage of our own hospital artefacts collection. 

The day was really inform...

November 11, 2019

 Come and meet the author at her book launch, in the overflow to the restaurant on Level 5, RDH. There will be refreshments available and opportunities for a Q&A with Mary. Copies of her book will be available to buy at the event.

November 8, 2019

Our next Shared Reading session is next Wednesday, 13th November, 12pm-1pm, in the Derby Library IT Room. If you've never been before, do come along. You'll be most welcome.

October 28, 2019

We now have a half price sale on all of our withdrawn books. Pop down to the library to grab a bargain! Sale ends on the 15th November.

October 8, 2019

We have recently been made aware of a resource, created by the SuperCarers organisation called "A Guide to Living with Dementia". This resource "is for anyone who has been diagnosed with dementia, as well as their friends, family or other people who care for loved ones...

September 10, 2019

Do we need a core curriculum for medical students? A scoping review. The lead author is one of our Consultant Dermatologists, Dr Sharma, with literature searching support from our clinical librarian, Lisa Lawrence.

August 27, 2019

The Derby Library will be unstaffed from 5:30pm this Friday (30th). We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

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