Workforce, training and education
East of England

East and North Herts NHS Trust Library Services

The Trust Library and Information Services at the Lister Hospital, Queen Elizabeth II Hospital and Mount Vernon Hospital are available to all East and North Hertfordshire NHS Trust staff, Hertfordshire Partnership Trust staff, General Practitioners, staff working in the community, hospice staff and students on clinical placement.

The services provide access to information to support education & training, continual professional development, evidence based practice, clinical effectiveness and clinical governance.

Services include:

  • Loans from stock
  • Inter-library loans and photocopies
  • Enquiries
  • Literature Searching
  • Requests
  • Information Skills Training
  • Access to electronic resources via NHS Athens.  Register for an NHS Athens account at (Click on 'Get an Athens password' under Quick Links)
  • Advice on the best resources to use and how to search them effectively
  • Athens administration so if you forget your username and password we can help you.
  • Current awareness services via Contents Pages or saved search profiles.

Resources include:

 Opening Times and Contact Details


Mon- Thurs


Contact Details


9.00 - 5.00

9.00 - 4.30

Tel:       x5520/5336 (DD 01438 781092)

Fax:      x4247  (01438 781247) 



9.00 - 5.00

9.00 - 4.30

Tel:       x4565/4855 (DD 01707 365046)

Fax:      01707 390425






Tel:        01923 844143

Fax:      01923 827216


Information Skills Training

We can provide training in the use of all the electronic resources.  One-to-One sessions and workshops can be arranged with our Information Skills Trainer Gill Jones.