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Archie Cochrane Library

Contact Details

University Hospital Llandough is on the B4267 close to Dinas Powys and Penarth. The Library and the IT Room are in the Education Centre, which is the tall brick building at the main entrance to the hospital grounds. Please come to the Library through the main door of the Centre.

Phone: 029 2071 5497
Extension: internal tie-line 25497
Fax: 029 2071 6497 
Additional number: DAWN 01776 25497

Archie Cochrane Library
Education Centre
University Hospital Llandough
CF64 2XX


  • The Library is not open to patients or visitors
  • 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


Ms Rosemary Soper
Position: Cardiff and Vale UHB Librarian
Telephone: 029 2071 5497
Extension: From Heath Campus: 0 1776 25497

Opening Hours

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 Friday9.00 - 17.00
Saturday and SundayClosed
Easter Holiday 2016 Staffed Opening hours
Friday 25th March to Monday 28th MarchClosed
Early May Bank Holiday Staffed Opening hours
Monday 2nd MayClosed
Spring Bank Holiday Staffed Opening hours
Monday 30th MayClosed
Summer Vacation Staffed Opening hours
Normal Opening Hours 
Monday 29th August (Bank Holiday)Closed


Further information

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.