Join the library

NHS staff and students, and those affiliated to the NHS, may apply to join the Library and Knowledge Service either in person or using the online form below. Bring your NHS ID badge to register.

Patients and the public may also use the libraries on a reference only basis. Private membership is available for non-NHS readers during library staffed hours only on payment of an annual subscription.

Library terms and conditions [doc]

Membership types

Membership application form

  • Your details

  • Date Format: DD slash MM slash YYYY
  • KnowledgeShare personalised current awareness

    We offer a personalised current awareness service. If you would like to use the service please list your professional interests below:
  • (e.g. Stroke, Diabetes, Alcohol Misuse )
  • (e.g. Education, Patient Safety, Leadership)
  • (e.g. GP Surgery, Hospital ward, Population Health)
  • Privacy Notice and Membership Declaration

    We are committed to safeguarding your information. The information you supply will be used to contact you about services or resources you have requested from the Library and Knowledge Service. For further information on how we keep your information secure, and your rights to access it, read our full Privacy Policy and the KnowledgeShare Privacy Policy.
  • Our systems help to share knowledge across the NHS by connecting staff with one another. We would like to share your information with other NHS staff and students for this purpose.
  • We would also like to contact you occasionally by email.
  • Your declaration
    I apply for membership of the Library and Knowledge Service and agree to abide by the LKS terms and conditions. I agree to my data being held as described above.

  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.