Library Services - Northern

Library Services - Northern

The Knowledge and Library Service for the Royal Devon University Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust – Northern are based at North Devon District Hospital in Barnstaple. 

We’re here to support the information needs of all Trust staff, students, apprentices, Devon Partnership Trust, as well as health and social care staff working within across the whole of North Devon.

Partners of the Trust, such as volunteers, can also access some services – please contact us for further information.

Phone: 01271 322363


Where to find us

Knowledge and Library Services

Level 1

North Devon District Hospital,

Raleigh Park,


EX31 4JB

Staffed hours and out of hours access

We have library staff on site 8.30am to 4.30pm Monday to Friday, excluding bank holidays

The main library can be accessed outside staffed hours 24/7 with a Royal Devon University Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust ID badge for swipe card access.

If you work in the community and/or don’t currently use your RDUH staff ID to access anywhere in North Devon District Hospital, you may have to get your staff ID enabled for library access by the Facilities Department.

The Facilities Department is open Monday – Friday 7.30am-4.30pm and is based at NDDH.

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Library Charters

Charter - Knowledge and Library Services Northern

Gives an overview of user responsibilities when using the Knowledge and Library Service, as well as what you can expect from us.

Charter for Students on Placement using NHS Knowledge and Library Services - HEE

Information about using NHS Knowledge and Library Services for students on placement.

Last updated: December 19, 2023


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