What We Do

We provide library services for all NHS employees working in the Chesterfield and Derbyshire area, as well as students on clinical placement and nursing students from the University of Derby. Our aim is to deliver a high quality service to support learning development, research, patient care and public health.

CRH Information

Chesterfield Royal Hospital was built in the 1980s and became a foundation trust in 2005. The hospital serves five local districts with a population of approximately 441,000.

The hospital provides 682 inpatient beds and employs over 3,500 staff. In the year 2013-14 there were more than 71,000 inpatient admissions and 257,000 outpatient attendances; over 67,000 patients attended the accident and emergency department.


Click here to visit the Trust's website.

Our Proud to Care Values


Compassion - we treat patients and colleagues with compassion, kindness and respect


Achievement - we provide a professional, timely and responsive service


Relationships - we strive to create positive and lasting relationships with our patients, staff and our partners


Environment - we provide a welcoming and friendly environment conducive to study and research

Our Library & Knowledge Service Strategy

You can view our Library & Knowledge Service Strategy for 2019 - 2021 here

Opening Hours 

Monday 9am-5pm

Tuesday 9am-5pm

Wednesday 9am-5pm

Thursday 9am-5pm

Friday 9am-5pm

Closed Sat, Sun & Bank Holidays

Get in Touch


Email: crhft.library@nhs.net




Education Centre Library

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Chesterfield Royal Hospital NHS Foundation Trust




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