Community Health Zone

Who we serve

We serve all staff and students working in Shropshire Community Health NHS Trust, Shropshire Clinical Commissioning Group, public health staff in Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin, and all staff working in general practice in Shropshire.

What we can provide

We offer a range of services tailored to the needs of community health, including:

  • A range of Knowledge Update email alerts, on topics such as safeguarding, school nursing, commissioning, public health, general practice and many more
  • Books can be requested or reserved online for delivery to your workplace, and we also give you a grace period on fines to allow you to return items at the end of the loan period
  • Loans can be renewed as many times as you need (provided no-one else has requested them)
  • A growing range of e-books is available and these can be downloaded to mobile devices for offline reading
  • Training can be provided for groups at your place of work


Your Librarians

We are Louise Stevens and Jason Curtis and are the librarians serving SCHT, general practice, public health and Clinical Commissioning Groups across Shropshire.

We are a point of contact between you and Library Services, and assist you to access the best evidence. This can take the form of demonstrations of information resources, training to help you search effectively, journal club support, developing our book, journal and database collections, providing alerting services, and carrying out searches of the literature.

Louise is based in the Telford Health Library, and can be contacted on 01952 641222 x4694.

Jason is based in the Shrewsbury Health Library, and can be contacted on 01743 492507.