Queen Elizabeth Hospital King's Lynn

Queen Elizabeth Hospital King’s Lynn

Contact Details

Library/Knowledge Services
The Queen Elizabeth Hospital King’s Lynn NHS Trust
Gayton Road
King's Lynn
PE30 4ET

Tel: 01553 613269
Fax: 01553 613883
Email: library.services@qehkl.nhs.uk

Opening hours

Monday-Friday 9.00am- 5.30pm

Information on accessing the library for reference and PC use outside of opening hours is provided when registering with the library. There are no loaning, photocopying or printing facilities available during out of hours.


The Library is situated in the Education corridor on the ground floor of the main hospital. Turn left after the CT scanning suite.

Who can join

All staff employed by the Queen Elizabeth Hospital King’s Lynn NHS Foundation Trust.
Students on placement with the above organisation.

Library Staff

Leanne Kendrick Library &Knowledge Services Manager

Gail Samuel Library Administrator

Library facilities

A maximum of 6 books may be borrowed at any one time with a 28 day loan period. Please take items you wish to borrow to a member of staff, together with your library card. 
Books may be renewed using the ELMS scheme above, by email, telephone or in person, with the exception of books reserved by another user. Titles designated “for reference use only” may not be borrowed.
Please return all items to a member of staff or use the red book bin outside the Lecture Theatre.
Journals cannot be borrowed and must not be removed from the library.

Document supply

Books and journals not available in the library can be sourced elsewhere.  Please see a member of library staff for further information.

Photocopying & printing

Photocopying/printing is 5p per sheet for A4 and 10p per sheet A3. Printing and photocopying is only available during library staffed hours of 09:00 to 17:30.

I.T. facilities

There are 12 public terminals available for Trust staff to use for gaining access to the Internet.
All terminals are installed with Microsoft Office applications and 2 are assigned to scanners.
Users of these machines are reminded that it is necessary to comply with the Trust’s Internet policy – Please see IT terms and conditions issued upon registering with the library. 


Training in literature searching is available. Please contact the Library for further information

How to find items in the library

Journals are arranged alphabetically.

Our books are classified using the NLM classification scheme as follows: 
Pre-clinical Sciences QS – QZ
Medical Profession W
Public Health  WA
Practice of Medicine WB
Specialities  WC – WW
Hospital Services WX
Nursing   WY