Locations

There are 21 NHS libraries located across Birmingham, Solihull and the Black Country that are part of the BASE library consortium. Please note that although many BASE libraries welcome visitors from outside of their own organisation, some are unable to accept 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 Foundation Trust

Barberry Library The Barberry 25 Vincent Drive Edgbaston Birmingham B15 2FG Ph: 0121 301 2059 bsmhft.barberrylibrarysm@nhs.net The team are available off site Monday – Friday 9 am – 5 pm, please contact by phone or email
Uffculme Library Library Upper Conservatory Uffculme Centre 52 Queensbridge Road Moseley Birmingham B13 8QY Ph: 0121 301 0024 bsmhft.uffculmelibrary@nhs.net The team are available off site Monday – Friday 9 am – 5 pm, please contact by phone or email

Birmingham Community Healthcare NHS Trust

Smallwood Library Moseley Hall Hospital Alcester Road Birmingham B13 8JL Ph: 0121 466 6282 smallwood.library@nhs.net The Smallwood Library team will be operating a virtual service from 20 March 2020 until further notice. The library can be accessed by all staff with your ID badge and books may be borrowed from the self-issue machine. Please email all general library enquiries regarding article supply etc to the smallwood library email address. 

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
Birmingham Women’s Hospital Library and Knowledge Service Mindelsohn Way Edgbaston Birmingham B15 2TG Ph: 0121 335 8233 bwc.library@nhs.net The team is available off site offering a virtual service Monday to Friday 9 am – 5 pm on the phone and email address.  The library is open 24 hours a day, every day of the year with a Trust ID card (unless otherwise notified)

Black Country Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust

Dorothy Pattison Hospital Library Alumwell Close Walsall WS2 9XH Ph: 01922 607 040 bchft.dorothypattison.library@nhs.net The team are available off site and can be contacted by phone or email. 
Tariq Saraf Library Bushey Fields Hospital Henry Lautch Centre Dudley DY1 2LZ Ph: 01384 325 099 bchft.tariqsaraf.library@nhs.net The team are available off site and can be contacted by phone or email. 

The Dudley Group NHS Foundation Trust

Russells Hall Hospital Library Services First Floor South Block Dudley DY1 2HQ dgft.library.services@nhs.net The library team will be available remotely from Monday to Friday 8.30 am – 4.30 pm following trust guidance. Please email the team.  The library is open 24 hours a day with a valid Trust ID Badge.

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 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.

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
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.

The Royal Orthopaedic Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Royal Orthopaedic Hospital Knowledge Hub Royal Orthopaedic Hospital Bristol Road South Northfield Birmingham B31 2A roh.library@nhs.net  The team is available by email from 9:30 – 16:00

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 The team is available from off site.
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.
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.

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