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Health Services Library for NHS Staff: Home

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University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust 

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Register with OpenAthens

You can see a list of the resources you can access with your OpenAthens account on your OpenAthens hub.

Virtual Library Sessions for UHS Staff

We are running different types of 1-2-1 and group sessions for UHS staff virtually.

Library courses and eLearning module on UHS VLE:

Search "library" on UHS VLE and book your virtual session. 

eLearning Library induction module for new UHS staff 

Library session booking: for virtual 1-2-1 and group sessions, submit our online form here:

Library Search

Email us at if you have any questions.

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NHS Knowledge and Library Hub Search

Searching: Health and Care Evidence, from Health Education England

NEW Knowledge and Library HUB  includes a powerful, semantic search plus advanced and PICO search options. 

A search of the NHS Knowledge and Library Hub will retrieve results from EBSCO’s Knowledge Base which has been tailored to meet the needs of NHS staff and learners. 

Booking Study Space at the Health Services Library

Our group study rooms which are available to book now. Please book in advance to secure the room of your choice by following this link:

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Key Resources

OpenAthens: Your Resources About OpenAthens

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Search the Library Catalogue About Catalogues

Access E-Books About Our E-Books

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Contact Us

Do You Have Any Questions for the Library Team? We are Here to Help You!

Email us at or visit the Loans Desk in the South Academic Block (Level A) of Southampton General Hospital.

HSL Opening Hours

How to find us

The Health Services Library is located on Level A of the South Academic Block, Southampton General Hospital. You can also find us on Google Maps.

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