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Clinical Students on Attachments and Electives: Richmond Library, Northampton

Subjects: Medicine

Richmond Library, Northampton General Hospital

Find us: Richmond Library, William Kerr Building, Northampton General Hospital, Northampton, NN1 5BD (Northampton General Hospital NHS Trust)


Contact: Telephone: 01604 545 929   Email:

Library webpages:

Library guides for students on placements:

Find us on Twitter @nhftnhslibrary

Library catalogue:

Opening hours: Staffed hours 9.00-17.00, with 24/7 access available for all registered members.


Frequently asked questions:

What do students need to do to join the library?

Complete a membership form and attend an induction.

What facilities are available?

Students may borrow six items at a time, all loans are either fourteen days or six weeks. 

A quiet study area is available at the rear of the library.  

Fines for overdue items are 25p per item per day. 

Other services available include access to Medical Masterclass, Clinical Key and UpToDate, electronic current awareness, support with literature searching (including User Guides and online video tutorials

Is there an Inter Library Loan Service?


What computing facilities are available?

Public access PCs are available in the library, 24/7. The PCs use a generic login which will be given during the induction. 

Wireless access is available.

Currently there are no charges for photocopying, printing or scanning.

See details of the library's training courses here:


Can students register for local NHS Athens?