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Solent NHS Trust: Internet & PCs

NHS Staff

Eight PCs are available for NHS staff in the  Health Services Library. All give access to the internet, email, word processing and other relevant resources. PCs in the Library's E-Zone can be booked for up to 2 hours at a time - call in to the Library or telephone: +44 (0)23 8120 6541/SGH ext. 6541. You will need your Library card number to make a booking. Other PCs can be used with your own UHS login or with a Library login. A printer is available in the NHS E-Zone. You can only save documents to encrypted memory sticks which can be ordered by your manager.


There are sockets for laptops on the tables to the right of the library entrance. These can be used for quiet group study. There are more laptop sockets on the desks by the windows. Desks with sockets for laptops at the far end of the Health Services Library can be used for quiet study.

NHS staff can use their laptops to access their own software. If you have a Trust laptop that's been enabled you can access the Trust wireless network. Please contact for details.

University staff and students can access the University network via the Eduroam wireless connection.

University of Southampton Staff and Students

There are four University workstations in the Health Services Library and 25 workstations in the Library's Smart Classroom which are available for study when the room is not used for teaching.

There are about 30 more University workstations in room AA75 in the South Academic Block at Southampton General Hospital.

Log in to workstations using your University/isolutions username and password. Log in to the printer/copier in the Smart Classroom or Photocopy room to pick up your print jobs. Details of how to pay for printing are on the iSolutions web pages 


Assistive Technology Service Workstations for Southampton Students

There are  four workstations available in the Health Services Library for use by any student who has registered with the Dyslexia, Disability or Mentoring Services and then registered to use the facilities of the .

Assistive Technology support is available in many ways, for example help with word-processing using Microsoft Word or TextHELP; organising projects using Inspirations; screen magnification and text-to-speech software.

Centre for Language Study with the School of Medicine

The Centre for Language Study has two workstations in the Health Services Library at Southampton General Hospital set up for English language study. These workstations are available to University staff and students only. There are modules to help improve listening and speaking skills and programmes and reference workbooks to help improve written work.