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RWT Library & Knowledge Services: Welcome

Guide for Library and Knowledge Services


Welcome to the Library and Knowledge Services of Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust. We provide services for all staff and students on placement with the organisation. 
Find out about our planned developments in 2023

The Library & Knowledge Service is based in Building 11 (Wolverhampton Medical Institute) at New Cross Hospital, Wolverhampton, WV10 0QP


We provide the following core services;

  • book loan of key textbooks
  • mediated literature searching
  • document supply
  • advice, training and support in using online tools
  • current awarenessundefined

There are a small number of PCs available in the library for staff to use, and all have MS Office and access to the world wide web via a Trust Network Account. These are social distanced to comply with COVID-19 regulations

Click here to request an urgent search of the evidence base.

Interested in knowing more about UpToDate? A number of webinars are taking place in the next couple of months. Click here to find out more and register

Library Staffed Hours

The library hours above are for staffed hours. RWT staff can apply for 24 hour access to access the library at anytime. Please refer to the 24 hour access information for staff and complete the online registration form under the Using the Library Service tab.

Google Scholar Search


Request an article/document via our document supply system

Quick Links

Information Skills

Library Chat Link

Oxford Medicine Online

Oxford Medical TextBooks and Handbooks available online

Health Education England have announced a 3 year contract to provide access to 136 Oxford Handbooks and Textbooks to NHS England staff. This includes the Oxford Textbook of Medicine, the Oxford Handbook of Clinical Medicine and many other specialist titles.

You will require an Open Athens account to access the titles.

Enter your personal Open Athens account details

Oxford Textbooks - click here

Oxford Handbooks - click here

RWT Library & Knowledge Services Building 11, Wolverhampton Medical Institute, New Cross Hospital, Wolverhampton. WV10 0QP Tel: 01902 695322 E-Mail: Twitter: @rwtlibrary