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Study spaces

Knowledge Spa library – Royal Cornwall Hospital

The library has study spaces available for library users where you can work individually or in groups.

The main body of the library has 44 University of Exeter or Plymouth networked PCs and 8 NHS networked PCs as well as many study tables. Additional University and NHS networked PCs are available in some library rooms as per details below.

NHS networked (WiFi enabled) laptops are available to borrow for use in the library if required.

  • There are several casual seating areas for reading or small group discussions.
  • Power sockets are located around the main library for use with your personal devices.
  • Wi-Fi is available in all of our study spaces.

Study rooms

The library has 7 rooms available for users to book for individual or group study. Click on the toggles for room information

Room S1/004

  • 1x NHS networked computer with some patient information systems available (printing is not available)
  • 1x Whiteboard
  • 4 x Power sockets
  • Maximum capacity of 4 people

This room can only be booked for a maximum of 2 hours

Room S2/005

  • 1x NHS networked computer with some patient information systems available (printing is not available)
  • 1x Whiteboard
  • 4 x Power sockets
  • Maximum capacity of 4 people

This room can only be booked for a maximum of 2 hours

Room S3/006

  • 1x Whiteboard
  • 4 x Power sockets
  • Maximum capacity of 4 people

Room S25/040

  • 1x Whiteboard
  • 1x Television for use with laptop (broadcast TV not available)
  • 10 x Power sockets
  • Maximum capacity of 10 people

Room S26/039

  • 1x Whiteboard
  • 12 x Power sockets
  • Maximum capacity of 10 people

This room is open access so is operated on a first come first served basis

The room may also be booked in advance

Room S30/038

  • 16 x University of Plymouth/Exeter PCs
  • 1 x Presentation PC
  • 1 x Ceiling mounted projector
  • 2 x Whiteboards
  • Maximum capacity of 16 people

Silent study room when not being used for training

NHS IT Room/007

  • 8 x NHS PCs
  • 1 x Television for use with laptop (broadcast TV not available)
  • Maximum capacity of 8 people

Quiet study room when not being used for training

How to book

To book a study room please contact the library on 01872 256444 or email:
cornwall.library@nhs.net

If you are going to be late attending your booked room or need to cancel your booking then please contact the library as soon as possible.

Your booking will be cancelled if the room has not been occupied 30 minutes after the start time.

Banham House library – Bodmin Hospital

The library on the Bodmin Hospital site has 3 NHS networked PCs and 2 reading chairs.
There is a photocopier/printer and a flat bed scanner.

Access to the toilet is via an internal door.

Staff WiFi is available at the library.

Library resource room – Camborne and Redruth Community Hospital

The resource room includes study space, two NHS networked computers and a selection of books which can be borrowed or used for reference.

Access is through the door beside reception in the main hospital building. Sign in at reception on arrival and make sure you have your NHS ID badge with you.

As the room is also used for meetings, please check that it is available before visiting – either on the CFT Intranet room bookings site or contact the main hospital reception on 01209-318000.

Library resource room – West Cornwall Hospital

The resource room includes study space, two NHS networked computers and a selection of books which can be used for reference.

Access is by key. Ask at reception on arrival and make sure you have your NHS ID badge with you.

As the room is also used for meetings, please check that it is available before visiting – contact the main hospital reception on 01736-874000.