From Monday 27th July 2020, the Library will be staffed every Monday to Friday, 0900-1700.

The following Library services are still available:

  • Enquiry service
  • Document and Book Supply
  • Evidence searches
  • Support in using e-resources
  • Evidence Alerts
  • There is limited study space in the Library.
  • Book Loans (If you require a book from the Library, please ask a member of Library staff and we will retrieve it for you.)

The following Library services are not currently available:

  • Out-of-hours access
  • Computer access
  • Quiet study area

Adherence to Trust guidance regarding mask-wearing, hand hygiene and social distancing must be maintained.

If you require any further information, please speak to a member of Library staff during working hours

(Monday – Friday, 0900 – 1700) or contact us at and we will get back to you.

COVID-19 (Coronavirus) related resources

Health and Wellbeing online resources


Our purpose is to support safe, kind, and effective care by enabling evidence-based practice, research, innovation, organisational and continuous personal development.

We provide:

  • A professional service to help you find the information you need
  • 24 hour access to the Library (available on request)
  • Access to 10 networked computers and loanable laptops
  • Photocopying and printing facilities
  • Study spaces
  • Internet access and free Wi-Fi

Who can use the Knowledge and Library Services?

Membership of the Library is open to all Countess of Chester and Ellesmere Port Hospital staff, volunteers and students on placement.

A bespoke service is also available to Warrington and Halton Hospitals staff, local GPs and dentists, Cheshire and Wirral Partnership NHS Foundation Trust staff on University of Chester courses.

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