Books and Reports

books The libraries house a collection of 15,000 books and reports, covering a wide variety of medical, nursing, allied health and management subjects.

Our online catalogue will enable you to:

  • Search for items
  • Renew items
  • Reserve items
  • Update your contact details


NHS Ebooks Collection

This collection includes books from the Oxford Handbook series. It also contains mental health and World Health Organization publications.  An NHS OpenAthens account is required to access this resource.

Register for an NHS Athens account or transfer your Athens account from another trust to either the Lewisham Hospital site or Queen Elizabeth Hospital site.

Search the ebook collection >>

Tip: run your search then limit to Item type: Electronic book to find e-book titles

See a list of popular ebooks recently added to our collections: E_Books_Master_List.pdf 227KB

How to guide on searching for ebooks: Searching for an ebook.pdf 307KB


Can’t find what you want in our collections?

We may be able to obtain the item for you from another library. Please contact the library  for more information about this service. Please note that you must Join the Library before you can order items.

Contact Us

Queen Elizabeth Hospital site:

General Enquiries

Tel: 020 8836 6748
Fax: 020 8836 6744
Email: LG.qe-library@nhs.net

University Hospital Lewisham site:

General Enquiries

Tel: 020 3192 6454
Fax: 020 8333 3247
Email: LH.Library@nhs.net