The Bevan Library is a comprehensive information resource for clinicians and health professionals in Bedfordshire

The library, which is based at Bedford Hospital NHS Trust South Wing, holds a core collection of approximately 3000 books and print copies of medical and allied health journals.

The Bevan Library also offers free training sessions on how to retrieve high quality health information from electronic databases and the Internet. These sessions can be arranged for groups or on a one to one basis at a time that is convenient for you

The Bevan Library offers a quiet place to study with access to print and eJournals, books and Internet and Intranet access. The Book Room is available for webinar conferencing and meetings. We offer a book and Journal article request service and training in online literature searches, copyright and reflective writing.

As part of staff well-being we host the monthly mindfulness classes and have a collection on well-being and mood boosting books.

We run cultural awareness sessions and have a collection of over 400 reports on Health and Ethnicity and Equality issues.


24/7 access

Hospital  PCs


One-to-one Research Assistance

scanning and photocopying facilities 

report binding and laminating service.


Staffed Hours

9.00- 5.00 Monday and Wednesday

9.00- 7.00 Tuesday and Thursday and              

9.00- 4.00 Friday


Contact Details

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Telephone: 01234 355122 ext. 2864


Library Discovery Service




Library Website

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Staff Listing for Bedford, who can be found locally

Bedford Discovery Service for Electronic Resources

List of Electronic Resources