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Welcome to the Kettering General Hospital Knowledge and Library Service site

Here at the KGH Knowledge & Library Service we provide a facility and service to the local NHS staff and students.

Based in the Prince William Education Centre, we provide access to a range of knowledge resources and services to aid healthcare staff and students find and use the best evidence to support NHS patient care, to enhance their studies and professional development and to support research.

KGH Library Service - showing out-of-hours entrance and our blue external book returns box

Showing our out-of-hours entrance and our blue external book returns box

Oxford Medicine Online

Oxford University Press opened free access to the whole of the Oxford MedicineOxford Medicine platform for the NHS until the end of June to help with the covid-19 crisis. This platform provides NHS staff with access to 1,000 + medical titles, including all Medical Handbooks and covid-19 support resources.

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Novel Coronavirus – COVID-19

COVID-19 – Novel Coronavirus View full, regularly updated, details on our Coronavirus page  – including resources for updating skills for frontline staff working in unfamiliar settings and PPE  – https://kghlibrary.koha-ptfs.co.uk/coronavirus/   In response to the outbreak in China, several publishers and organisations are providing free access to their published articles and news related to #coronavirus […]

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Royal Marsden Manual Online – NEW 10th edition

Please note that the 10th edition of the Royal Marsden Manual is now available online – Please sign in with your KGH NHS OpenAthens account.

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#WeCARE Open Office

#WeCARE Open Office…is open ! What is Open Office? It is a listening service creating a space for staff to come and talk through their thoughts and feelings in a non-judgmental, confidential and safe environment; A confidential and private space, away from the more formalised support structures within the hospital hierarchy;  Validation of everyone’s emotions and experiences […]

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‘virtual’ Book Club Meet – Monday, 8th June 2020

Book Club will meet ‘virtually’ on 8th June at 19.30. we will be discussing ‘The silver dark sea’ by Susan Fletcher. For more details see the Book Club page.      

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‘virtual’ Leadership Book Club meeting – 18 June 2020

The next Leadership Book Club will be on Thursday 18th June – a virtual meeting at 8.00 pm.   The Book to be discussed is ‘I’m sorry I’m late, I didn’t want to come: an introvert’s year of living dangerously’ by Jessica Pan More details are available at  https://kghlibrary.koha-ptfs.co.uk/book-club/  

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KGH Library Newsletter – April 2020

Library Newsletter 2020 – April  

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What resources are available?

Please click on the link to open a document detailing the databases and journals available to NHS OpenAthens account holders (please note that the ‘local’ KGH subscriptions require a KGH NHS OpenAthens account. Library eResources

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