Library and Information Service


The purpose of this website is to inform NHS staff and students about the library services available to them.

Quality standards

  • We will aim to respond to all general enquiries within 24hrs
  • We will aim to respond to e-mails and social media messages within 48 hours
  • We will aim to complete literature searches within 5 working days
  • We will aim to supply inter-library loans and journal requests within 3-5 days

Who can use the service

All clinical and non-clinical staff in Mid Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust; students on placement during their time in the Trust; organisations with a valid contract or service level agreement.


What our users say...

  About our document delivery service:

"Thank you very much for getting the references promptly. I am very impressed with the service you provide and I can't ask for any better" - Associate Specialist in Ophthalmology (The Mid Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust) 

   About our targeted marketing:

"The articles that you have chosen are completely relevant and of interest to me.... it is very difficult to find time to stay on top of current research so this is very much appreciated!" - Specialist Speech and Language Therapist (The Mid Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust)

About our current awareness bulletins:

"I find [What's New?] an extremely useful publication...I work in palliative care and can therefore see patients with a wide range of conditions, so it's very useful to keep up to date with new evidence in a really easy to digest way." - Consultant in Palliative Medicine (The Mid Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust)

"The [non-medical prescribers] bulletin is a treasure trove of lovely links to ease my CPD worries" Team Lead - Living With Pain (Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust)



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Library news

Changes to MY Staff Library Services due to COVID-19

Please note the following changes:

• All loans (excluding inter-library & overdue loans) have been extended until 1st September. Please note that the books will be subject to recall if reserved by another reader. 

• The number of PC's available has been reduced due to social distancing.

•   The quiet study area is now being used by I-services to deliver essential training.

•   The PC area is reserved for Medical Education teams to deliver essential training on 31st July 2020, 3rd August 2020 & 4th August 2020. There will be no general access to PC's on these dates. 

COVID-19 current awareness bulletins

The MY Staff Library team are producing weekly current awareness bulletins to help keep staff up to date with the latest guidance, research and reports relating to COVID-19. Find the bulletins here.

Non medical prescribers current awareness bulletin

The Non-Medical Prescribers bulletin is a quarterly current awareness bulletin produced by the Library and Information Service to keep staff up to date with the latest guidelines, research, reports and other information relating to non-medical prescribing.

The latest edition of our Non Medical Prescribers current awareness bulletin is now available to view/download here

What's New? July 2020

July's edition of What’s New, the monthly current awareness bulletin produced by MY Staff Library, is now available. The bulletin is published as two separate editions:

  • Clinical which covers publications from government, NHS and professional bodies on policy, guidance and evidence for patient care and medical procedures.
  • Health Services Management which covers any publications on staffing, training, statistics, pay & conditions, infrastructure, quality improvement and associated areas.

Both editions are available to download here

Accessing library resources remotely

All of our online resources (journals, eBooks, healthcare databases & BMJ Best Practice) are available to access remotely, from work or home. You can find direct links & access information here.