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Contact a BASE library

There are 22 NHS libraries located across Birmingham, Solihull and the Black Country that are part of the BASE library consortium. Please note that although many BASE libraries welcome visitors from outside of their own organisation, some are unable to accept external visitors. Please check the visiting details below before travelling.

Please contact your ‘home’ BASE library with membership, loans and stock enquiries.

For general enquiries about the BASE consortium or website feedback please email baselibrary.consortium@nhs.net.

Birmingham & Solihull Mental Health Foundation Trust

Barberry Library The Barberry
25 Vincent Drive
Edgbaston
Birmingham B15 2FG
Ph: 0121 301 2059
library.barberry@bsmhft.nhs.uk
Staffed hours are Monday – Friday 9 am – 5 pm

Accessible for Reference Use 24 hours 7 days a week to BSMHFT staff and students on placement on production of a Trust ID Badge at reception.

All BASE members can visit in person during staffed hours

Uffculme Library Library
Upper Conservatory
Uffculme Centre
52 Queensbridge Road
Moseley
Birmingham B13 8QY
Ph: 0121 301 0024
library.uffculme@bsmhft.nhs.uk
Staffed hours are Monday – Friday 9 am – 5 pm

Open Monday – Friday 8 am – 5.30 pm

All BASE members can visit in person during staffed hours

Birmingham Community Healthcare NHS Trust

Smallwood Library Moseley Hall Hospital
Alcester Road
Birmingham B13 8JL
Ph: 0121 466 6282
library.smallwood@bhamcommunity.nhs.uk
Staffed hours are Monday to Friday 9 am – 5 pm

All BASE members can visit in person during staffed hours.

Birmingham Women’s and Children’s NHS Foundation Trust

Birmingham Children’s Hospital Steelhouse Lane
Birmingham B4 6NH
Ph: 0121 333 8644
library.loan@bch.nhs.uk
Staffed hours are Monday to Friday 9 am – 5 pm

The library is open 24 hours a day, every day of the year with a Trust ID card (unless otherwise notified)

All BASE members can visit in person during staffed hours

Birmingham Women’s Hospital Library and Knowledge Service
Mindelsohn Way
Edgbaston
Birmingham
B15 2TG
Ph: 0121 623 6654
library@bwnft.nhs.uk
Staffed hours are Monday to Friday 9 am – 5 pm  (excluding bank holidays)

The library is open 24 hours a day, every day of the year with a Trust ID card (unless otherwise notified)

All BASE members can visit in person during staffed hours

Dudley & Walsall Mental Health Partnership NHS Trust

Dorothy Pattison Hospital Library Alumwell Close
Walsall WS2 9XH
Ph: 01922 607 040
dorothypattison.library@dwmh.nhs.uk
Staffed hours are Monday – Thursday 8 am – 3.30 p.m, Friday 8 am – 12 pm

The library is open 24 hours a day with a valid Trust ID Badge

Please note – this library is unable to accept external visitors in person.

Tariq Sarif Library Bushey Fields Hospital
Henry Lautch Centre
Dudley DY1 2LZ
Ph: 01384 325 099
tariqsaraf.library@dwmh.nhs.uk
Staffed hours are Monday – Friday 9am – 5pm

The library is open 24 hours a day with a valid Trust ID Badge

Please note – this library is unable to accept external visitors in person.

Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust

Birmingham Heartlands Hospital Bordesley Green East
Birmingham B9 5SS
Ph: 0121 424 2583
heartlands.library@heartofengland.nhs.uk
Staffed hours are Monday to Friday 9 am—5 pm

The library is open 24 hours a day with a valid Trust ID Badge

All BASE members can visit in person during staffed hours.

Good Hope Hospital Rectory Road
Sutton Coldfield B75 7RR
Ph: 0121 424 7833
goodhope.library@heartofengland.nhs.uk
Staffed hours are Monday to Friday 9 am—5 pm

The library is open 24 hours a day with a valid Trust ID Badge

All BASE members can visit in person during staffed hours.

Solihull Hospital Lode Lane
Solihull B91 2JL
Ph: 0121 424 5196
solihull.library@heartofengland.nhs.uk
The library is open 24 hours a day with a valid Trust ID Badge

All BASE members can visit in person during staffed hours.

Knowledge Services – Dudley Public Health

Access Point, Brierley Hill Access Point (Library)
Room F0 48, 1st Floor
Brierley Hill Health and Social Care Centre
Venture Way
Brierley Hill DY5 1RU
Ph: 01384 321 323
knowledgeservices@dudley.gov.uk
Staffed hours are Tuesdays 9 am – 4.30 pm

Please note – this library is unable to accept external visitors in person.

Knowledge Services – Dudley Public Health Dudley Public Library
Floor 2, Dudley Library
St James Road
Dudley DY1 1HR
Ph: 01384 816 173
knowledgeservices@dudley.gov.uk
Staffed hours are Monday-Friday 9:30 am – 4:30 pm

Please note – due to the opening times of the Public Library, external visitors will not have access to the service point before 9:30.

The Library – Sandwell Public Health Sandwell MBC
Jack Judge House, Halesowen Street
Oldbury, West Midlands B69 9EN
Ph: 01384 816 173
knowledgeservices@dudley.gov.uk
Staffed hours are Thursdays 9 am – 4:30pm

Please note – this library is unable to accept external visitors in person.

Sandwell and West Birmingham Hospitals NHS Trust

City Hospital Bevan Library, Postgraduate Education Centre
Dudley Road
Birmingham B18 7QH
Ph: 0121 507 4491
swbh.library@nhs.net
Staffed hours are Monday to Friday 8.30 am – 4.30 pm.

24 hour access available for staff/students with ID cards.

All BASE members can visit in person during staffed hours.

Sandwell Hospital Library Lyndon
West Bromwich B71 4HJ
Ph: 0121 507 3587
swbh.library@nhs.net
Sandwell Hospital Library is closed for refurbishment for 6 months from March 2017.

City Hospital Library is the main point of access for staff and books.

The Dudley Group NHS Foundation Trust

Russells Hall Hospital Library Services
First Floor South Block
Dudley DY1 2HQ
Ph: 01384 321 078
clinical.library@dgh.nhs.uk
Staffed hours are Monday to Thursday 8.30 am – 5 pm
Friday 8.30 am – 4.30 pmThe library is open 24 hours a day with a valid Trust ID BadgeAll BASE members can visit in person during staffed hours.

The Royal Orthopaedic Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Royal Orthopaedic Hospital Bristol Road South
Northfield
Birmingham B31 2AP
Ph: 0121 685 4029
roh.library@nhs.net
All BASE members can visit in person during staffed hours.

Please note – this library is unable to accept external visitors in person and there may be a delay in fulfilling reservations due to limited staffing availability.​

The Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust

Bell Library, New Cross Hospital Wolverhampton Medical Institute
Wolverhampton
WV10 0QP
Ph: 01902 695 322
rwh-tr.BellLibrary@nhs.net
All BASE members can visit in person during staffed hours.
Cannock Chase Hospital Library, Conference Centre
Level 3
Brunswick Road
Cannock
WS11 5XY
Ph: 01543 576662
rwh-tr.BellLibrary@nhs.net
Please note – this library is unable to accept external visitors in person.
Oak Library, Penn Hospital Beeches Education Centre
Penn Road
Wolverhampton WV4 5HN
Ph: 01902 695 322
rwh-tr.BellLibrary@nhs.net
Please note – this library is unable to accept external visitors in person and there may be a delay in fulfilling reservations due to limited staffing availability.

University Hospitals Birmingham Foundation Trust

Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham Library Education Centre
Birmingham
Mindelsohn Way
Birmingham B15 2WB
Ph: 0121 371 2485
QELibrary@uhb.nhs.uk
Staffed hours are Monday-Friday 9am – 5pm (excluding bank holidays)

The library is open 24 hours a day 7 days per week with a Swipe Badge

Please note – this library is unable to accept external visitors in person.

Walsall Healthcare NHS Trust

Manor Hospital (MAN), Walsall Manor Learning and Conference Centre Library
Moat Road
Walsall WS2 9PS
Ph: 01922 656 628
library.service@walsallhealthcare.nhs.uk
Staffed hours are Monday to Friday 8.30 am — 5 pm

The library is open 24 hours a day with a valid Trust ID Badge

Please note – this library is unable to accept external visitors in person.