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Staff at Cardiff and Vale UHB, Velindre University NHS Trust and Health Education and Improvement Wales (HEIW)

You can join Cardiff University libraries if you are a member of staff of local NHS services.

Cardiff and Vale UHB and Velindre University NHS Trust staff, HEIW staff and Cardiff-based GPs are entitled to library membership and can access all of our services, resources and facilities (with the exception of Cardiff University network accounts and online access to Cardiff University e-resources).

The Velindre University NHS Trust Library also provides services to the Welsh Blood Service, NHS Wales Informatics Service, Tŷ Hafan, the Marie Curie Hospice (Cardiff and the Vale), and City Hospice.

Through this membership scheme you can:

Our staff can assist with using databases, literature searching, systematic literature reviews and copyright. We can also provide training on the NHS Wales e-Library for Health and help you obtain an Athens account for home use of e-resources. Information skills training both individually and in groups can be arranged. Ask a member of library staff for further information.

How to join

We are providing three ways to register:

In-person registration

Visit the library enquiry desk in the Cochrane Building at Heath Park between 09:00 and 18:00  Monday to Friday, and between 10:30 and 16:30 on Saturday. Take your Cardiff and Vale UHB, Velindre University NHS Trust or HEIW identity card with you, and complete a registration form. Your photo will be taken and your card produced.

Online registration

Complete the online form via the NHS Wales Library Service website.

Email registration

Cardiff and Vale UHB/HEIW staff - email

Velindre University NHS Trust staff - email

We will send you a membership form.

Membership enables you to use all our NHS resources fully: see the Information about membership section of this page for full details.