The library located at the Hamilton Base Hospital provides services to staff across all campuses of Western District Health Service, including medical staff on rotation and students on clinical placement.  

The resources consists of a range of clinical resources including textbooks, journals and online full text articles.  Journals are not for loan – notes or photocopies can be made.  Staff can borrow any number of books for two weeks, with the option to extend for two more weeks if no-one else wants the book.

Access to the Clinician’s Health Channel, MD Consult, Nurse Consult, Internurse, Intermid National Health and Medical Research Council Portal, Australian Standards and UpToDate are available. 

There are three computer stations and printer within the library all with the usual software including Word and PowerPoint.  Staff may also access our Learning Management System and My WDHS.  There is access to the internet and email. 

To access the library afterhours, please contact switchboard staff to arrange entry, with a security code.

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