Cornwall Health Library


Providing library services to health care staff and students in Cornwall

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Use the link boxes below to quickly jump to content you are looking for.

Request a book

Complete the form or contact the library to request a book.

Request a Journal Article

Use our online form to request copies of articles.

Request a Literature Search

Use our knowledge and experience to conduct searches for you.


Evidence and clinical guidance at your fingertips.

BMJ Best Practice

Broad disease coverage, editorial and evidence-based methodology.

Royal Marsden Manual

Requires an NHS Athens account for access.

Research and Development

Training and educational opportunities for all researchers.

Research Repository

Published papers by staff from CFT, RCHT, KCCG, and local GPs.

Book Catalogue

Search the online SWIMS catalogue.

Clinical School

Sharing evidence based practice at its best

Knowledge Share

Delivered to you by Cornwall Health Library.

Education Partnerships

On-site learning facilities for students at the hospital.

Health and Wellbeing

Focused subject resources and information.

Quality Improvement

Focused subject resources and information.

NHS Open Athens

Just what IS Athens?

What do we do

The library and information services exists to support the provision of high quality health care, by providing access to the knowledge base of health care, and by facilitating its effective use.

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We offer a range of general services including books and journals, literature searches and advice. There are study rooms and facilities for students and access to various resources for clinicians and researchers.

Please explore the site and contact us with any general queries using our Contact form, via email: or call to speak to a member of staff on 01872 256444

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