Library services and educational resources for trainees

This is a list of education resources including NHS library locations and other useful information.

Publication date:
01 April 2020
Date range:
1 April 2020 - 1 April 2021

NHS library locations

Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust

Library Academic Centre
Maidstone Hospital
Hermitage Lane
Kent ME16 9QQ

Telephone: 01622 224647

Fobs available with a refundable deposit for 24/7 access

Library - Education and Training Centre

Tunbridge Wells Hospital at
Tonbridge Road
Pembury TN2 4QJ

Telephone: 01892 635884

Medway NHS Foundation Trust

The Library Service
Medway Maritime Hospital
Windmill Road
Kent ME7 5NY

Telephone: 01634 833849

Psych students an placement here can join and use the Library for study, computer access (generic log ins), printing and photocopying for a small fee payable (by everyone) and depending on their length of placement borrow books.

Students just need to show their ID. Without Medway NHS Trust ID access cannot be given for out of hours but trainees can still use the library during staffed hours:

Monday to Friday from 8.30am to 5pm.

24 hour access is available via your Trust ID card.

Dartford and Gravesham NHS Trust

Darent Valley Hospital Library
Philip Farrant Education Centre
Darenth Wood Road
Kent DA2 8DA

Telephone: 01322 428548

The library can be accessed out of hours, using access cards loaned overnight or over the weekend. If it isn’t possible to get in before closing to collect the card, it can be left at the hospital main reception desk for you.

To use this service you need to have joined the library.

East Kent Hospitals University NHS Foundation Trust


The Library and Education Centre
Kent and Canterbury Hospital
Ethelbert Road
Kent CT1 3NG

Telephone: 01227 864354 or 01227 766877 Ext 74115


Clinical Library
Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother Hospital
Ramsgate Road
Kent CT9 4AN

Telephone: 01843 225544 Ext 63829


The Library and Education Centre
William Harvey Hospital
Kennington Road
Kent TN24 0LZ

Telephone: 01233 633331 Ext 88413

East Kent Hospitals offer 24/7 access to all library members. Please complete a registration form for a £3 fob which can be programmed for any East Kent site.