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Welcome to the East and North Hertfordshire NHS Trust

Knowledge and Library Services

Join the Library 

If you would like to become a library member, please fill in our self-registration form 

New members will be asked to produce a staff ID or contract of employment.  Students on placement will need to show their university ID badge.

Out of Hours Access to the Lister Hospital Library:  Access is available to Trust staff outside our normal opening times.  You need to be a registered library member to have out of hours access, please complete the Request for out of hours form if you require access.   Read the Library Out of Hours Terms and Conditions.

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Telephone: 01438 285520


Opening Hours:  9am - 5pm Mon - Fri (except bank holidays)

Visit:  We're located in the Lister Education Centre

Our Address 

Staff Library, Lister Education Centre, Coreys Mill Lane, Stevenage, HertfordshireSG1 4AB, England, UK

Click here to request for articles, books and other services. 


Click on the logo to e-mail your enquiry.


Search - NHS Knowledge and Library Discovery Hub

Searching: Health and Care Evidence

Library Induction Video - best viewed in full screen

Board Games

Educational Board Games


We have an extensive collection of educational board games which can be used for team days, training sessions, and to gain CPD credits.  All the games encourage discussion throughout the game and gameplay takes between 30-45 minutes and can be adjusted to suit your needs.  For a full listing of games or if you are interested in borrowing one of our board games, please email the library. 



  • Is our bespoke current awareness (updating and alerting) service.   
  • Provides targeted and summarised evidence, emailed to you fortnightly - you will not be inundated with primary research articles.
  • Request free evidence literature searches 
  • Search the latest healthcare information, research and reports
  • Membership is restricted to NHS Staff and students eligible for an NHS OpenAthens account. 
  • Please sign up for NHS OpenAthens first if you don't already have an account.

Click on the logo above or here to self-register for KnowledgeShare using your OpenAthens username and password.

Find a Book

Search, renew and request books online.

Login with your library card details.  Don't have a library card - no problem, you can self-register here.

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Register for NHS OpenAthens

Home - OpenAthens

NHS OpenAthens provides login access to electronic books, journals and databases.  Your registration will provide you with a username and password to login 24/7 at work or at home via the Internet.  OpenAthens accounts are freely available to NHS staff in England.  To register for an account, go to: and use your email to confirm your eligibility.  You will receive an email to create your own password.   Once you have successfully registered, you can manage your account details (e.g., if you need to change your password, organisation or email address).  If you have forgotten your password, you can reset it here

If you have any queries regarding your OpenAthens account, please email: 

Watch our ‘how to register’ video - 

Link to ‘Doodly’ animation -

BrowZine - Find a Journal

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To find a specific journal title and click on the logo above or go to:   click 'Choose my library' and type in the search box - East and North Hertfordshire NHS Trust the first time you use Browzine platform on a device.   You can browse by subject or search by title and download articles.