Our mission is to promote safe, compassionate, effective care by supporting the clinical effectiveness, education, training, professional development and research needs of all our users.
Come in and join the library - we serve ALL staff and students on placement.
New Homerton staff members, doctors and students on placement are granted library membership automatically. If you are not in one of these groups, sign up by visiting the Newcomb Library enquiry desk, or fill in this online form (you will need IE10 or any other modern browser).
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As well as a range of print books covering clinical medicine, midwifery, nursing, general practice, allied health, management and basic skills, we have a small print journal collection, a suite of electronic resources, including 1,000s of e-journals and a growing e-book collection.
We offer a comfortable environment for work and study with a dedicated computer room.
Library staff are happy to assist with your information enquiries and library use. We offer training courses ranging from the use of library resources to finding quality information on the internet and can provide literature searching support.
Library Opening Hours
Tuesday - Thursday, 09:00-19:00
ADVANCED NOTICE: on Monday 4th December the Library will be closed all day for staff development. We will try an answer enquiries sent by email as usual.
The Newcomb Learning Hub is available for Homerton staff and students with swipe card access. If you don’t have a swipe card they are available for loan from the library (£10 deposit required).
The Newcomb Library and Information Service is situated at the back of the hospital in the Education Centre. The nearest entrance is in Clifden Road.
L-R: Phil Lewis, Assistant Librarian, Kaye Bagshaw, Library Manager,
Dalia Payne, Library Assistant, Heather Mills, Assistant Librarian
What makes us tick? Find out more about the Newcomb Team.