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POWH&CHS Medical Library

About the library

Medical Library

Medical Library supports patient care, research, and undergraduate/postgraduate medical and nursing education at the Randwick Campus.

The Library is open to staff at POW, SCH and area employees, who in order to borrow books and obtain other services,  must be registered with the library.


1st Floor, Edmund Blacket Building, North Wing
Prince of Wales Hospital
High Street, Randwick NSW 2031


Telephone: (02) 9382 2061 or (02) 9382 2064
Facsimile: (02) 9398 9782

Library Hours

Monday – Friday 8.30am – 5.00pm
Closed weekends and Public Holidays

Library Resources

  • An extensive book collection in medicine, nursing, allied health, paediatrics, education and management is available for loan.
  • Loan period is 3 weeks and up to 4 items can be borrowed.
  • Lost or damaged library items must be replaced by the borrower at the borrower’s cost.
  • Library items can be renewed twice on or before the due date. 
  • Overdue library items cannot be renewed and 50 cents fine will be charged per calendar day.

Medical Library subscribes to a number of online databases and electronic journals. 
Library electronic journals and CIAP online journals can be accessed via Serial Solutions

Reference material and journals are not available for loan.

Please contact the library staff to enquire about services available to library members.

Library Staff



Library Manager

Dasha Vavra

Librarian (full time until January 2012) Paul Peng
Library Technician (currently working only Sydney/Sydney Eye Hospital) Fang Fang
Interlibrary Loans Officer Marta Gonzalez
Library Assistant Benedict Ejefekaire