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The Library is situated in the Education Centre on the hospital site.
Contact us: 01908 995061
email: [email protected] 


MKUH Library and e-Learning Services Team provides a continually updated stock of healthcare books and journals in support of evidence-based practice and research for all staff working in the Trust. A service is also provided to students on placement.

The Library is open 24/7 to those with a valid Trust ID card and library membership

Staffed opening times

Monday              08.30am - 5.30pm
Tuesday             08.30am - 7.00pm
Wednesday        08.30am - 7.00pm
Thursday            09.30am - 7.00pm
Friday                 08.30am - 7.00pm  
Saturday            10.15am - 4.00pm
(alternate only) Please see separate table for dates


Saturdays when the Library is staffed 2019

29th June                    5th October
13th July                    19th October
27th July                     2nd November
10th August               16th November
7th September           30th November       
21st September         14th December  



Library staff can assist you in providing excellent care to your patients by …

  • Supporting staff with both mediated and assisted searching of databases.
  • Assisting you to navigate e-learning packages for CPD and mandatory training.
  • Guiding staff to quality healthcare information for teaching and learning.
  • Offering you access to our current awareness services including KnowledgeShare and specialist bulletins.

Other services include:

PCs giving access to web resources, the library catalogue, health related databases, online journals and e-books, as well as e-Learning packages.

Printing and photocopying facilities.

Individual and group study areas.

Inter-library loans, which are provided free to eligible staff.

A health and well-being collection to help you look after yourself, or support your patients.

Online resources are available 24/7 and can be accessed by self-registering for an NHSOpenAthens account. This gives eligible staff access to nearly 5,000 full text journals

Once you have registered with us, you will also be able to access online databases and other resources to which we subscribe such as ClinicalKey and UpToDate.

You may apply to become a library member when you join Milton Keynes University Hospital.