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Freeman Hospital Library

Library Opening Hours
Mon - Wed: 9:00am-6:00pm
Thur - Fri:  9:00am-5:00pm

Swipe Access available outside of Office Hours

Freeman Hospital Library
Education Centre
Freeman Hospital
High Heaton
Newcastle upon Tyne
Tel:   0191 2231325

RVI LIbrary

Library Opening Hours
Mon -  Fri: 9:00am-5:00pm

RVI Library
Peacock Hall Libraries
Royal Victoria Infirmary
Queen Victoria Road
Newcastle upon Tyne
Tel:    0191 2825208

About Us

Library Services

Welcome to the Library Service which is available to all Trust staff and students on placement within the Trust. The library contributes to the delivery of high quality health care through the provision of services and resources to support patient care and safety, audit, service development, education and training and research.

To join the library call in to either the Freeman or the RVI Library and complete a registration form. If you are a member of Trust staff please bring your Trust ID badge with you. If you are a student please bring your University Smartcard with you.

Services and resources available include print and electronic books and journals and items can be obtained for you through our interlibrary loan service. We can help you with your information queries and provide literature searches where appropriate. PCs, laptops and study space are available as is printing, photocopying and scanning facilities. Training in the use of resources is also available.

View the New Books Bulletin

Members can borrow up to 10 books for 4 weeks, with a maximum of 2 renewals, unless the item is required by someone else. Search the Library Catalogue.

  • We offer training to all Trust staff and students on placement within the Trust on how to use electronic resources such as healthcare databases and electronic journals.  
  • Basic critical appraisal training is also available. Training is tailored to meet the need of individuals or groups of staff or students and can be provided within the library or the workplace.
  • Library staff offer bite-size training sessions to help you access and use the services and resources available. Simply call into the library and ask.

Staff contacts

For more details, please contact:

  • Jacqueline Howard: Library and Information Services Manager - email
  • Joanne Mullen: Deputy Library and Information Services Manager - email
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