We are here to support all NHS employees of Chesterfield Royal Hospital NHS Foundation Trust & Derbyshire Community Health Services (DCHS) to deliver excellent patient care. We also support nursing students from the University of Derby for the full duration of their course, Medical students and other students whilst on placement here. We have a dedicated website for DCHS employees.

All our library members have access to our Click & Collect service that allows you to request library items online. 

We will email you when your items are ready for collection. To make a Click & Collect request, please head to our catalogue. 

There are a large variety of online resources available to you, including Point of Care Tools, eBooks, Journals. You can access them all via your OpenAthens login. If you don't currently have an OpenAthens login you can register here.

Point of Care Tools

Covid-19 Resources
BMJ Best Practice
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Information Resources

Search the Catalogue
Search our eBook collection and eJournals via the library catalogue.

Click on the link below to go to the catalogue.
Search Electronic Journals
Using BrowZine you can easily search for articles, bookmark them and set you table of content alerts.

Click on the link below to access BrowZine.
Sign up to Current Awareness Alerts
KnowledgeShare is an online web-based current awareness system.

You will receive the latest high-level evidence in your field.

​You can register for knowledgeShare by clicking on the link below.
Oxford Medicine Online eBooks
To help staff who are tackling COV-19, Oxford University Press are providing access to the entirety of Oxford Medicine Online to the NHS until the end of June 2020.

To access click on the link below and enter your Open Athens login details.
Is an online tool that provides quick and easy access to:

•NICE Pathway
•NICE Guidance
•Evidence Search
•Journal & Database Searches

Click on the link below to be directed to NICE.
Is there an UpToDate topic that you're interested in? Email us the title or the link to the topic and we will then email you back with the full-text article.

​Email the topic to: crhft.library@nhs.net
BMJ Case Reports
BMJ Case Reports offers a high volume of cases in all disciplines so that healthcare professionals, researchers and others can easily find clinically important information on common and rare conditions.

Click on the link below to be directed to the BMJ Case Reports website. You will need a Open Athens login to access full-text reports.
Cochrane Library
The Cochrane Library provides high-quality information to make health care decisions.

To access please click on the link below.
Anatomy TV
Primal Pictures Anatomy TV details accurate 3D models of the human anatomy that is used as a evidence-based interactive learning tool used for patient, practitioner and student education.

•Ability to rotate the model 360 degrees and add or remove layers of anatomy
•Link to relevant text, dissections, clinical slides, diagrams, video clips & MRI Scans
•Patient information for the practicing clinician

You will need to sign into your Open Athens account to gain access to Anatomy TV.
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Learning Resources

Virtual Training
Whilst the library is closed during the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic we are currently offering virtual training sessions via Microsoft Teams.

Visit our training pages to see the information and computer training we provide.
BMJ Learning
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Opening Hours

The library is staffed the following times:


Monday - 9am-5pm

Tuesday - 9am-5pm

Wednesday 9am-5pm

Thursday 9am-5pm

Friday 9am-5pm

You can gain access out of hours using your NHS Trust swipe card.

Get in Touch

Email: crhft.library@nhs.net

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