Archie Cochrane Library
The library and IT room have moved to the new Education Centre, housed in the tall building at the main entrance to the hospital grounds. Please come to the library through the main door of the Centre.
- Contact details and location
- Staff contacts
- Opening Hours
- Further information
- Archie Cochrane's autobiography
Archie Cochrane Library Contact Details
Archie Cochrane Library
University Hospital Llandough
University Hospital Llandough is on the B4267 close to Dinas Powys and Penarth. The library and IT room are situated in the new Education Centre, housed in the tall building at the main entrance to the hospital grounds. Please access the library through the main door of the Centre.
- Ground floor entry to the Centre with lift access to the library
- Disabled toilet
- Staff will retrieve books and journals from the shelves on request
The library is open 24/7 for unstaffed access. Please contact us for entry arrangements.
|The Library is open 24/7 (unstaffed) on request all year|
|Normal Semester Dates 2015/16||Staffed Opening hours|
|Monday to Friday||9.00 - 17.00|
|Saturday and Sunday||Closed|
|Christmas Recess 2015||Staffed Opening hours|
|Thursday 24th December||9.00 - 12.00|
|Friday 25th to Monday28th December||Closed|
|Tuesday 29th December||9.00 - 17.00|
|Wednesday 30th December||9.00 - 17.00|
|Thursday 31st December||9.00 - 12.00|
|Friday 1st January||Closed|
|Monday 4th January||9.00 - 17.00|
|Easter Holiday 2016||Staffed Opening hours|
|Friday 25th March to Monday 28th March||Closed|
|Early May Bank Holiday||Staffed Opening hours|
|Monday 2nd May||Closed|
|Spring Bank Holiday||Staffed Opening hours|
|Monday 30th May||Closed|
|Summer Vacation||Staffed Opening hours|
|Normal Opening Hours|
|Monday 29th August (Bank Holiday)||Closed|
The Library and the evidence-based healthcare database called the Cochrane Library are both named after the late Professor Archie Cochrane, who worked for many years in the Cardiff area. He promoted the concept of the randomised controlled trial and the need for evidence based practice. The Cochrane Archive contains memorabilia relating to his life and work. More details on application to the librarian.
Archie Cochrane's autobiography
Archie Cochrane's autobiography, One Man's Medicine, is available to purchase in the library, price £14.99.
Order One Man's Medicine by post.