Basildon Healthcare Library
is a multidisciplinary library which supports all NHS and Social Care staff including Students on placement in South West Essex, in their everyday working practice. The Library provides electronic resources, details of which are available on this website. Our physical presence is located in the Education Centre at Basildon Hospital, which you are welcome to visit. We support a wide range of activities, from evidence-based practice to professional development to research.
The library counter will be closed for Christmas between Thursday 25th December and Sunday 4th January, reopening as usual on Monday 5th January.
During this time the library will be accessible for reference only purposes to staff with a BTUH ID Badge.
Remember! Books can be returned using the Book Drop Box in the Education Centre reception.
WiFi Available Now
A trial is currently underway offering access to WiFi within the Education Centre including Basildon Healthcare Library. Simply connect to Purple-Wifi using your mobile device and complete the online registration form that appears when you first open your internet browser.
BTUH IT account holders can also access WiFi by connecting to BTUH-Mob using their Trust issued username and password, however, please be aware that the IT Department support the BTUH-Mob service on a best endeavours basis, patient care and clinical equipment take priority with regards to service support.
Book Drop Box Now Available
A drop box is located in the Reception area of the Education Centre. BTUH staff can return books out of hours by using their swipe card to get into the Education Centre.
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