Library & Knowledge Services

The North Bristol NHS Trust Library is open to all Trust staff, NHS Bristol staff, NHS South Gloucestershire staff and affiliated students. 

Southmead library can also be used for reference by patients and members of the public.

We offer 24-hour access for NHS staff and students, with access to books, e-books, journals, e-journals, computers and a photocopier.

Southmead Library & Knowledge Service

Library and Knowledge Service, 1st Floor, Learning and Research, Southmead Hospital, Westbury-on-Trym, Bristol, BS10 5NB

Telephone: 0117 4147972

Library and Knowledge Service Manager, telephone: 0117 4147976

Deputy Library Manager, telephone: 0117 4147974


Staffed Hours: Monday to Friday, 8am – 5pm. At all other times an electronic entry system is in place. Please ask Library staff for details.

Primary Care Library

6th Floor, South Plaza, Marlborough Street, Bristol, BS1 3NX

Telephone: 0117 9841675

Staffed Hours: Monday-Wednesday, 9am - 4pm. At other times (8am-5pm Mon-Fri) please contact: Southmead Library: 0117 4147972