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Library Service

Library Service
  • 24 hour access

    24 hour access

    The library is staffed 5 days a week from 8am to 5pm. There is 24/7 access via keypad for registered library members

  • BMJ Best Practice

    BMJ Best Practice

    A clinical point of care tool available to all staff in Taunton & Somerset and Somerset Partnership. Have you downloaded the App or searched BMJ Best Practice? Click on the title or Hot Topic link to find out more

  • Welcome


    to the Library Service, Musgrove Park Hospital. We offer a full and free service to all staff and students on placement within Taunton & Somerset NHS Foundation Trust and Somerset Partnership NHS Foundation Trust. On these pages you can find out more about resources and services available.

  • Seating


    The library provides a quiet, peaceful space in which to study or just simply relax and calm the mind. A great place to unwind away from the hustle and bustle.

  • Computer access

    Computer access

    30 desktop computers across two library sites. Free WiFi at Cheddon Lodge and Musgrove. Internet access with Eduroam is also available at Musgrove.

  • Books


    Search the library book catalogue for available titles. Books for reference and loan can be found at both Musgrove and Cheddon Lodge. An eBook catalogue and book request service are also available. Recently added is the Oxford Handbooks collection. All eBooks are OpenAthens authenticated.

  • Journals


    Search the Journal A to Z to access thousands of fulltext electronic journals. You will need to login with an OpenAthens login to see all titles available.

Hot Topics

BMJ Best Practice

BMJ Best Practice

A clinical decision support tool which is structured around the patient consultation and covers diagnosis, prognosis, treatment and prevention, BMJ Best Practice is available to all staff from work or home.

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Updates from KnowledgeShare focus on evidence that can change practice, drawing from the latest publications on quality, safety, education and patient experience.

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Uptodate Anywhere

UpToDate Anywhere

Available to staff on a smartphone, tablet, or computer Uptodate Anwhere is a continuously-updated evidence-based clinical support tool. 
Register on a work computer today to enable download of the mobile app and earn continuing education credits (CME/CE/CPD) when researching clinical questions.

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