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Clinical Library

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We are committed to supporting Clinical Governance, Evidence Based Healthcare, Research, Leadership and Management programmes and Continuing Education to all employees of The Dudley Group NHS Foundation Trust and to students on placement within the Trust.

We achieve this by offering the following services:

  • Access to books Health Libraries Midlands (HeLM)
  • Interlibrary loans
  • Access to NHS OpenAthens
  • Literature searching
  • 24/7 swipe access to facilities – quiet study areas, PCs, book loans using the ‘self serve’ kiosk and reference access to journals, with Trust ID badge.

For more information about any of the services we offer, please call (01384) 321077/8 or email us.


Opening times

The library is staffed during the following hours:

  • Monday to Friday – 08:30-16:30

PCs and a study area are open to staff with a Trust ID card 24 hours a day, seven days a week.



  • Self registration
    To access online resources you need to register for an Athens user-name and password.
  • Log-in
    If you already have a password you can log-on and search from here.