The Library holds about 12000 books covering all professional specialties practised in the hospital. The stock is regularly updated with few items over ten years old.


To find the book you want:
Check the Library's catalogue at Members of the library are give usernames and passwords to the catalgue. Once logged in you will be able to renew books online, reserve books and request books held by the other NHS libraries in South-East London.

We also have a large selection of electronic books, mainly in the field of mental health. Check the e-book pages: E-Books.
We may be able to borrow books for you through our interlibrary loans scheme. Please complete a request form (print) for each book required.
Recommendations for book purchase are always welcome. Please contact the Librarian with your suggestions.

Book sales
Books withdrawn from stock are offered for sale to Library readers at nominal cost.

Buying new books
The Library can purchase books & journals on behalf of Departments and will pass on any discounts. Please complete a budget transfer form and return this to the Librarian with the item details. Unfortunately we do not have the facilities to offer this service to individuals.