Naas General Hospital

Address: Library, Naas General Hospital, Craddockstown Road, Naas East, Naas, Co. Kildare W91 AE76

Telephone: 045-849571

Fax: 045-843094

Email: Ronan.Hegarty@hse.ie


Opening Hours

The library is open 24/7 for patrons who wish to use the library study space or PCs. The library is staffed from 9.30 to 16:30 Monday to Thursday excluding lunch time and Fridays until 13:00.

The librarian can be reached at ronan.hegarty@hse.ie at any time to remotely help with any queries.

The senior library assistant can be reached at jean.rickard@hse.ie

Access to the study area and computer area is available on a 24/7 basis.

Please note that due to the need to maintain social distancing, there are now only 2 PCs and 2 study spaces available in the library.

The Library is located on Level 3 of the hospital across from the Tutorial Room. Library services and resources are provided for all hospital staff and students on placement. The Library’s book collection covers a wide range of medical disciplines and topics.

The librarian provides support for research, continuing professional development, education and supporting patient care by providing best practice evidence.

Library Services and Resources

  • Electronic databases, ejournals, elearning packages and ebook platforms. Access using your OpenAthens account.
  • Register here for an OpenAthens account.
  • Clinical Query service: contact ronan.hegarty@hse.ie if you need assistance with a clinical query or literature search. Alternatively you can submit all info on this form.
  • Assistance and Training on use of resources provided on a group or one-on-one basis (via WebEx during the pandemic).
  • PCs (2 available at present) and Wi-Fi Access.
  • Printing & photocopying facilities.
  • Study area (currently restricted to 2 spots)

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