The Library has around 4000 books in the physical collection, around 200 eBooks, Journals (available electronically), as well as some Games and DVDs. We can also borrow books from other libraries in our network for our users. ***Access to the collections is currently limited, please contact us to borrow items***
Trust Staff have access to several clinical decision making Tools, including; BMJ Best Practice and UpToDate. Other electronic resources available include; Oxford Handbooks, BNF and BNFC and the Marsden Manual. ** Please note we no longer have a subscription to DynaMed. **
e-Learning and Online Resources
OureResources section is rapidly expanding as we adapt to new ways of working. Please keep checking back as we are adding more resources all the time:
E-Learning:The resources collated here are for CPD purposes and personal interest
Mandatory Training: Information and Support for Isle of Wight NHS Staff to complete their mandatory training
E-Resources: Open Access resources and information aimed at medical and clinical health professionals and care staff
Study Skills: Information about our Library Study Skills training and support
***Now Open***The library has a dedicated computer and quiet study area in the education centre. There is also the Cyber cafe in the main Hospital next to the full circle restaurant. (Please contact the Library for the Access Code). We also have laptops, iPads and projectors available to loan.
Enhanced visiting restrictions are in place. These will be reviewed regularly based on the current situation at St Mary's Hospital alongside the latest guidance from UK Government and NHS England.
If you think you may have coronavirus symptoms including a new continuous cough, a high temperature or loss of taste/smell, please follow self-isolation guidance and arrange a test. If your symptoms are serious, or get worse, contact NHS 111.
Everyone that visits a Trust building is required to wear a face coveringand maintain social distancing at all times.