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Library Details

We support all of the Trust;

  • clinical or non-clinical
  • community or hospital based
  • professional or non-professional
  • student or staff
  • and a Trust ID badge is all you need to join!

Our resources cover all aspects of the Trust;

  • nursing and medical
  • management and administration
  • personal and professional skills
  • your health and well being
  • and even a fiction collection!

You can find us on the first floor of Pinewood House. The library has a first-rate collection of books and journals along with a quiet study area and access to computers with printing and photocopying facilities. Trained library staff are always happy to assist you.


Library Values

`Your information needs. Our priority` is at the heart of everything we do in order that you may help the Trust deliver the highest level of care.

We ensure that you can access the latest evidence-based knowledge through the library’s services and resources regardless of your location, job function or the time of day. Our services save you time and the Trust money thus helping everyone, no matter what their role, contribute to delivering safe, seamless patient-centred care to the highest standards.  Read our LIBRARY AND KNOWLEDGE SERVICE 2013 - 2016 AMBITION (PDF File) 


Library contact details

Library and Knowledge Service
 Education Centre Library
 Pinewood House
 Stepping Hill Hospital
 Stockport, Cheshire
 SK2 7JE

 Telephone: 0161 419 4690 
 E-mail: library.enquiries@stockport.nhs.uk.


Opening hours

Monday – Thursday: 9am – 5.30pm
Friday: 9am – 4.30pm
We are closed on bank holidays and weekends.

Books for return can be left in the Book Return Box situated by the staff restaurant. The box is secure and you will be emailed or phoned to say your return has been received.


Library membership

You can join the library if you are working or on placement at an NHS trust within Greater Manchester. You will need to come to the library with your NHS ID badge or a recent payslip and a completed membership form to join.

Open this guide for users based at Stepping Hill

Open this guide for users based in the community

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