Locations

There are 21 NHS libraries located across Birmingham, Solihull and the Black Country that are part of the BASE library consortium. You can place a reservation on items from 19 of these BASE library sites for collection from your own organisation. We regret that due to coronavirus we can only welcome you at your own organisation’s libraries, including external visitors. Please check the visiting details below before travelling. Please contact your ‘home’ BASE library with membership, loans and stock enquiries. For general enquiries about the BASE consortium or website feedback please email baselibrary.consortium@nhs.net

Birmingham & Solihull Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust

Barberry Library

The Barberry
25 Vincent Drive
Edgbaston
Birmingham B15 2FG
Ph: 0121 301 2059

bsmhft.barberrylibrarysm@nhs.net

Accessible for Reference Use 24 hours 7 days a week to BSMHFT staff and students on placement on production of a Trust ID Badge at reception.

Library staff are working remotely during the lockdown. Please bear with us whilst we are unable to supply books reserved from other BASE libraries and if you have any queries about reserving an item please contact us.

Uffculme Library

Library
Upper Conservatory
Uffculme Centre
52 Queensbridge Road
Moseley
Birmingham B13 8QY
Ph: 0121 301 0024

bsmhft.uffculmelibrary@nhs.net

Uffculme Library and hotdesking area will remain closed until further notice, and library staff are working remotely during the lockdown. Please bear with us whilst we are unable to supply books reserved from other BASE libraries and if you have any queries about reserving an item please contact us.

Birmingham Community Healthcare NHS Trust

Smallwood Library

Moseley Hall Hospital
Alcester Road
Birmingham B13 8JL
Ph: 0121 466 6282

smallwood.library@nhs.net

The Library Service will remain open during the lockdown, however visitors must fully comply at all times with the regulations in place when using the library. Book loans are available, however interlending between libraries in the BASE network is unavailable. If you have any queries please contact the library team virtually.

Birmingham Women’s and Children’s NHS Foundation Trust

Birmingham Children’s Hospital

Steelhouse Lane
Birmingham B4 6NH
Ph: 0121 333 8644

bwc.library@nhs.net

Staffed hours are Monday to Friday 9 am – 5 pm. The library is open 24 hours a day, every day of the year with a Trust ID card (unless otherwise notified).  If you are a member of this library you can reserve items from most BASE libraries and collect from this organisation.
Birmingham Women’s Hospital

Library and Knowledge Service
Mindelsohn Way
Edgbaston
Birmingham
B15 2TG
Ph: 0121 335 8233

bwc.library@nhs.net

Staffed hours are Monday to Friday 9 am – 5 pm. The library is open 24 hours a day, every day of the year with a Trust ID card (unless otherwise notified).  If you are a member of this library you can reserve items from most BASE libraries and collect from this organisation.

Black Country Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust

Tariq Saraf Library

Bushey Fields Hospital
Henry Lautch Centre
Dudley DY1 2LZ
Ph: 01384 325 099

bchft.tariqsaraf.library@nhs.net

Staffed hours are Monday – Friday 9am – 5pm.

The library is open 24 hours a day with a valid Trust ID Badge.

Please note – this library is unable to accept external visitors in person. If you are a member of this library you can reserve items from most BASE libraries and collect here.

Dorothy Pattison Hospital Library

Alumwell Close
Walsall WS2 9XH
Ph: 01922 607 040

bchft.dorothypattison.library@nhs.net

Staffed hours are Monday – Thursday 8 am – 3.30 p.m, Friday 8 am – 12 pm.

The library is open 24 hours a day with a valid Trust ID Badge.

Please note – this library is unable to accept external visitors in person. If you are a member of this library you can reserve items from most BASE libraries and collect here.

The Dudley Group NHS Foundation Trust

Russells Hall Hospital

Library Services
First Floor
South Block
Dudley
DY1 2HQ

dgft.library.services@nhs.net

Staffed hours are Monday to Friday 8.30 am – 4.30 pm. The library is open 24 hours a day with a valid Trust ID Badge.  If you are a member of this library you can reserve items from most BASE libraries and collect here.

Knowledge Services – Dudley Public Health

Knowledge Services – Dudley Public Health

Dudley Public Library
Floor 2, Dudley Library
St James Road
Dudley DY1 1HR
Ph: 01384 816 173

knowledgeservices@dudley.gov.uk

The Knowledge Services at Dudley Public Health library team are available remotely and can be contacted by email or phone. The office is closed to visitors and we are unable to offer reservations on items from other libraries.
The Library – Sandwell Public Health

Sandwell Council
Jack Judge House
Halesowen Street
PO Box 15888
Oldbury B69 9EN
Ph: 01384 816 173

knowledgeservices@dudley.gov.uk

The library at Sandwell Public Health team are available remotely and can be contacted by email or phone. The office is closed to visitors and we are currently unable to offer reservations on items from other libraries.

Sandwell and West Birmingham Hospitals NHS Trust

City Hospital 

Bevan Library, Postgraduate Education Centre
Dudley Road
Birmingham B18 7QH
Ph: 0121 507 4491

swbh.library@nhs.net

24 hour access available for staff/students with ID cards. Please note – this library is unable to accept external visitors in person. If you are a member of this library you can reserve items from most BASE libraries and collect from this organisation.
Sandwell General Hospital

Lyndon
West Bromwich B71 4HJ
Ph: 0121 507 3587

swbh.library@nhs.net

Staffed hours are Monday to Friday 8.30 am – 4.30 pm. All BASE members can visit in person during staffed hours. Sandwell Hospital Library is the main point of access for staff and books. If you are a member of this library you can reserve items from most BASE libraries and collect from this organisation.

The Royal Orthopaedic Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Royal Orthopaedic HospitalKnowledge Hub
Royal Orthopaedic Hospital
Bristol Road South
Northfield
Birmingham
B31 2AP roh.library@nhs.net 
Members and external visitors are welcome to visit in person during staffed hours. Staffed Hours 9:30 – 16:00.  If you are a member of this library you can reserve items from most BASE libraries and collect here.

The Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust

Bell Library, New Cross Hospital 

Wolverhampton Medical Institute
Wolverhampton
WV10 0QP
Ph: 01902 695 322

rwh-tr.BellLibrary@nhs.net

Unable to accept external visitors in person without a prior appointment.

The Library Service will remain open and minimally staffed during the lockdown, however visitors must fully comply at all times with the regulations in place when using the library. Book loans and interlending between libraries in the BASE network are available. If you have any queries please contact the library team virtually.

Cannock Chase Hospital 

Library, Conference Centre
Level 3
Brunswick Road
Cannock
WS11 5XY
Ph: 01902 695 322

rwh-tr.BellLibrary@nhs.net

Please note – this library is unable to accept external visitors in person. 

The Library Service will remain open and minimally staffed during the lockdown, however visitors must fully comply at all times with the regulations in place when using the library. Book loans and interlending between libraries in the BASE network are available. If you have any queries please contact the library team virtually.

Oak Library, Penn Hospital

Beeches Education Centre
Penn Road
Wolverhampton WV4 5HN
Ph: 01902 695 322

rwh-tr.BellLibrary@nhs.net

Please note – this library is unable to accept external visitors in person.

The Library Service will remain open and minimally staffed during the lockdown, however visitors must fully comply at all times with the regulations in place when using the library. Book loans and interlending between libraries in the BASE network are available. If you have any queries please contact the library team virtually.

University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust

Birmingham Heartlands Hospital

Bordesley Green East
Birmingham B9 5SS
Ph: 0121 424 2583

heartlands.library@uhb.nhs.uk 

Staffed hours are Monday to Friday 9 am—5 pm. The library is open 24 hours a day with a valid Trust ID Badge.  If you are a member of this library you can reserve items from most BASE libraries and collect from this organisation.   All BASE members can visit in person during staffed hours.
Good Hope Hospital

Rectory Road
Sutton Coldfield B75 7RR
Ph: 0121 424 7833

goodhope.library@uhb.nhs.uk

Staffed hours are Monday to Friday 9 am—5 pm. The library is open 24 hours a day with a valid Trust ID Badge.  If you are a member of this library you can reserve items from most BASE libraries and collect from this organisation.   All BASE members can visit in person during staffed hours.
Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham Library

Education Centre
Birmingham
Mindelsohn Way
Birmingham B15 2WB
Ph: 0121 371 2485

QELibrary@uhb.nhs.uk

Staffed hours are Monday-Friday 9am – 5pm (excluding bank holidays). The library is open 24 hours a day 7 days per week with a Swipe Badge. If you are a member of this library you can reserve items from most BASE libraries and collect from this organisation.    Please note – this library is unable to accept external visitors in person.
Solihull Hospital Library

Lode Lane
Solihull B91 2JL
Ph: 0121 424 5196

solihull.library@uhb.nhs.uk

Staffed hours are Monday-Friday 9am – 5pm (excluding bank holidays). The library is open 24 hours a day 7 days per week with a Swipe Badge.  If you are a member of this library you can reserve items from most BASE libraries and collect from this organisation.   Please note – this library is unable to accept external visitors in person.

Walsall Healthcare NHS Trust

Manor Hospital (MAN), Walsall

Manor Learning and Conference Centre Library
Moat Road
Walsall WS2 9PS
Ph: 01922 656 628

library.service@walsallhealthcare.nhs.uk

Staffed hours are Monday to Friday 8.30 am — 5 pm. The library is open 24 hours a day with a valid Trust ID Badge. If you are a member of this library you can reserve items from most BASE libraries and collect here.  Please note – this library is unable to accept external visitors in person.
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