The Sepsis Game

To tie in with Wear Red Day, why not learn more about sepsis in an entertaining way.

Shrewsbury and Telford Health Libraries stock a range of educational board games including The Sepsis Game.

Play in the library or borrow it for your department to improve your knowledge together.


Health Information Week 1-7 July 2019

This week Telford and Shrewsbury health Libraries are celebrating Health Information Week 2019.  Look out for pop-up libraries, displays and information at both PRH and RSH.  Lots of leaflets and giveaways on a variety of common conditions and ailments eg

Heart health      Arthritis       Diabetes       Giving up smoking …… and much much more

Try your hand at our puzzle too – no prizes, just for fun.  Read the clues VERY carefully so you are not caught out.


Mental Health Awareness Week Monday 13th – Sunday 19th May 2019


Shrewsbury and Telford Health Libraries are holding two events to support Mental Health Awareness Week 2019.  Drop in and see us to find out more about mental health and support.  Let’s end the stigma together.






Tuesday 14th May 11 – 1                  Pop-Up Library in the Apley Restaurant corridor, PRH

Information on books, information, contacts and support

Wednesday 15th May 2 – 4.30     Tea & Talk for Mental Health Awareness Week

How do we think & feel about our bodies?   At Shrewsbury Health Library


We have lots of books to assist, inspire and support good mental health.  Borrow up to 16 books on your ticket.  Search and request titles using the Library Omnisearch

Relax with a good book

SaTH Health Libraries are not just about medical and management titles.  We also have a range of leisure books to help you escape into another world.

Grab a biography…. get caught up in a murder ….. go off on an adventure ….. curl up with a romance…..

We even have a collection of “Quick Reads” to fit in with your busy life.  All the excitement  but in a short sharp format.

Relax and chill with a good book!


New books arriving all the time

Look out for lots of brand new books arriving in Shrewsbury and Telford Health Libraries all the time.  Remember you can check the online catalogue by keyword and reserve books online to make life easy.

Ask library staff if you can’t find what you are look for.  We are here to help.

Shrewsbury and Telford Health Libraries are staffed 8.30 – 17.00 Mon – Fri.

If you need out-of-hours access, please ask staff.


Healthy Lives Collections at Telford and Shrewsbury Health Libraries

Look out for promotions, displays, books and masses of handy take-away leaflets on a variety of health topics to help staff and patients maintain a healthy lifestyle.

For example:

  • Diet and diabetes
  • Giving up smoking
  • Mindfulness
  • Dementia
  • and much more…

Come along and investigate our Healthy Lives collections for lots of information to help maintain a better style of living.

Merry Christmas – Shrewsbury and Telford Health Library opening times

Shrewsbury and Telford Health Libraries will be unstaffed over the Christmas period, but for eligible library members it is still possible to access our facilities 24/7.

At Telford, just ask staff if you need the door code to access the library and IT Suite out of hours. At Shrewsbury we operate a swipe card system for the Learning Centre, for which there is a charge of £5.

Enjoy the festive season (and the picture of the Telford ‘Elf’ Library staff)!

Flash Cards available to borrow from Telford Health Library

Boxes of themed flashcards are available to borrow from SaTH Health Libraries.  They are packs of short sharp facts to help you gain skills quickly and easily – ideal study aids.  They are perfect for revision or to update your skills base. Titles include:

Gray’s Anatomy for Students

Netter’s Anatomy

Netter’s Physiology

Case Cards – common consulting challenges

Visit our catalogue to request and renew titles.



Request and renew online

Can’t find time to visit the Health Library?  Remember you can request books and articles from our website – and renew books too!  Whether you are at work or at home, just visit our homepage at and follow the links to “make a request” or “renew your loans

If you are based on site at  RSH or PRH, and have difficulty finding time to visit the library to collect your requested books, we can also deliver them to you.  Anything to make life a little easier for you.