About the Library

About Library & Knowledge Services

Library & Knowledge Services is a multidisciplinary information service available to all employees and students within Somerset NHS Foundation Trust and the wider Somerset health community.

We have a team of professional and knowledgeable staff who provide information for patient care, decision-making, learning and research.

What do we do to support healthcare organisations?

  • Support research and innovation
  • Facilitate exploration of treatment options
  • Support the education of future NHS staff
  • Find evidence to inform business cases
  • Discover information for clinical audits
  • Support organisational knowledge management
  • Provide advice on high quality, trusted and reliable information for patients and the public.

Where we are

The main library is based at Musgrove Park Hospital opposite the concourse by M&S. There is also a branch library at Cheddon Lodge on the Wellsprings Hospital site that is available for staff on site/remote working/community workers/students on placements.  Both libraries offer Wifi and computer access.

There is 24/7 service for all registered library members via a keypad code.

If you have any questions or would like to find out more contact the library