Mail :
Central Library
Drake Circus
Phone :
01752 306796
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Link to Oxford Dictionary of National Biography website

Oxford English Dictionary

Link to Oxford Reference

Link to more online services

Plymouth Newsroom


NHS Choices
Access to NHS health information. Has access to NHS Direct medical advice, including a self help guide and medical encyclopedia. A search tool to find NHS services near you. Also includes, news, videos, blogs and much more.

NHS Choose and Book
Choose and book lets you choose the hospital you wish to be treated in. The website allows you to make the appointment online. You will need the booking reference and password given to you by your GP when your referral was made.

Patient Opinion
Patient Opinion allows patients to share their experiences of health care in the UK. Share your story, either as a patient, a carer or friend. You can also search by postcode to see how services in your area have been rated.
Information, forums and details of local support groups.

Evidence Search
Search engine for evidence in health and social care.

British National Formulary
Provides authoritative and practical information on the selection and clinical use of medicines.