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 2014/15||Staffed Opening hours|
|Monday to Friday||9.00 to 17.00|
|Saturday and Sunday||Closed|
|Christmas recess 2014/15||Staffed Opening hours|
|Wednesday 24th December||9.00 to 12.30|
|Thursday 25th to Friday 26th December||Closed|
|Monday 29th December||9.00 to 17.00|
|Tuesday 30th December||9.00 to 17.00|
|Wednesday 31st December||9.00 to 12.30|
|Thursday 1st January||Closed|
|Friday 2nd January||9.00 to 17.00|
|Easter Recess 2015||Staffed Opening Hours|
|Friday 3rd to Monday 6th April||Closed|
|Early May Bank Holiday||Staffed Opening Hours|
|Monday 4th May||Closed|
|Spring Bank Holiday||Staffed Opening Hours|
|Monday 25th May||Closed|
|Summer recess 2015||Staffed Opening hours|
|Normal Opening Hours|
|Monday 31st 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.