The Academy Library is a fully-accredited library and information service with experienced and knowledgeable staff working on your behalf.

Services are provided for all staff and students at the Trust, and those studying or working within the local NHS community.

We can help you in your study, research, teaching, and clinical practice and we aim to provide the information and facilities that you need within a pleasant working environment.

Those people eligible for membership need to complete a registration form; please contact us for more information.


Lower ground floor, Great Western Hospital - please see Floor plan.

Knowledge and library services

For GPs and practice teams, click here

For nurses and midwives, click here

The benefits of working with librarians and knowledge specialists

Opening times

The library is normally staffed Monday-Friday, 8.30am-4.30pm.

Eligible users have 24-hour access.

Electronic resources are accessible any time from any Trust PC with a valid Athens username and password.

You can contact us by phone, email, or in person during staffed hours.


Tel: 01793 604596