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CTM Libraries

shelves of books

Cwm Taf Morgannwg Libraries consists of three libraries, one situated in Prince Charles Hospital, Merthyr Tydfil, one at the Royal Glamorgan Hospital, Llantrisant and another at Princess of Wales Hospital, Bridgend. 

As well as providing access to a range of books, journals & national e-resources, we also provide access to local resources: 

  • Ejournals 
  • Ebook collections: Leadership & Management, Rapid Reviews & Hands-on Guides 
  • UptoDate 
  • Anatomy TV 
  • Wellbeing book collection 
  • BMJ onExamination 
  • Medical Masterclass                                                                                                                     

We also provide: 

  • Study Areas 
  • PC Access 
  • Laptop Loans (use in Library) 
  • Printers  
  • Scanners 
  • An inter – library supply service (for books/ journals not available within CTM Libraries) 
  • Literature Searches 
  • Evidence summary service 

Training is provided on: 

  • How to use the Library 
  • How to find journal articles via medical databases 
  • Critical Appraisal: An Introduction 
  • Reflection 

CTM Libraries can be used by all Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board employees and students on placement within the Health Board. 

Our services cannot be accessed directly by patients 

Opening Times 
PCH Mon-Fri 9am – 5pm 
RGH Mon-Fri 9am – 5pm 
POW Mon-Fri 9am – 5pm 

24 hour access is available. Please contact Library staff for how to register  

Once registered, up to 10 books can be borrowed. Loans are normally either for 4 or 2 weeks. Once loaned books can be renewed up to 3 times. Books can be renewed either online, by phone, by e-mail or in person. 

To browse what is available within CTM Libraries, you can search our catalogue. You can limit your search to either RGH or PCH or POW, using the limits along the right hand side of the screen. 

Please contact Library staff if you would like to book a Library Induction, or for more information about our services and facilities. 

Visit for details on NHS Wales Libraries and the services we provide. 

Contact us 

Prince Charles Hospital 
01685 728251 

Royal Glamorgan Hospital 
01443 443443 ext 74470 

Princess of Wales Hospital  

01656 753610 

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