The Library is in The Curve on the Prestwich site. This is just south of Junction 17 on the M60 motorway. Turn onto the A56 towards Manchester, and then take the first right turn. At the roundabout, take the third exit on to the Trust site. Entrance to The Curve is through the car park immediately to your left as you enter the site. Then you will see the building ahead of you.
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Due to the outbreak of Coronavirus (COVID-19), The Curve Library at Prestwich will be closed from Tuesday 24th March 2020 until further notice.
Library staff will still be offering a virtual service to all our customers and the majority of our resources are still available to access remotely online in the form of e-books, e-journals and e-resources. Links to our resources can be found on the Library website: https://www.gmmh.nhs.uk/services-library
Open to everyone using the building, including the public, service users and their carers and families, all staff, qualified and non qualified working for the Trust and partnership organisations, and students on courses and on placement in the Trust.
A multidisciplinary library serving all staff students and users of mental health services.
The book collection covers Psychiatry; Psychology; Psychiatric Nursing; Intellectual & Learning Disabilities; Forensic Psychiatry; Rehabilitation & Recovery; Community Care: Social Work; Neurology; Psychopharmacology; Behavioural Sciences: Psychotherapy; Family Therapy; Cognitive Behaviour Therapy; Counselling; Substance Misuse; Dual Diagnosis; self help and personal development.
1. Self Help, Recovery and Well-being collection of books and DVDs for service users, families and carers.
2.Public Health Materials.
3.Small collection of documents about the history of Prestwich Hospital.
The Library has a stock of around 5,000 books. The Library subscribes to the EBSCO Psychological and Behavioural Sciences collection, Medline Complete and Biomedical Reference collection. It also subscribes to the Royal College of Psychiatrists journals.
The Curve Library: N-GMC (PANDDA) The Knowledge Service: N-GMK (PANDDA) - The Curve Library will supply digital article requests but is currently unable to provide print journal articles or book loans to other libraries.
building is easily accessible to all.
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