Welcome to our library and information services

We provide a range of services to help you find the best evidence to support your clinical decisions and patient care.

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Knowledge and Library Hub

The NHS Knowledge and Library Hub connects NHS staff and learners to high quality knowledge and evidence resources in one place.

Funded by Health Education England, it includes:

  • journals, books and databases
  • clinical decision support resources including NICE Guidelines and BMJ Best Practice
  • policy and management information and research literature
  • resources purchased nationally and locally, one-click links to full-text, request a copy or contact the ESTH library
  • The Knowledge Hub Guide gives you some tips about searching the hub.
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Impact Case Studies

Every month we will showcase the impact our library services and resources have on patient care, in both the acute and primary care settings, via short impact case study cards.

To read this month's case study, entitled "Specialist Librarians supporting a culture of continuous improvement across the health system as part of the Quality Improvement (QI) Faculty" visit our library catalogue or click on the image below.

You can also read our other impact case studies via our library catalogue.

Specialist Librarians Impact Case Study

Joining the library

For advice on who can use the library and how to join, visit Joining the library.


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Healthy Workplace Achievement Award 2016 NHS Choices