Cairns Library at John Radcliffe Hospital

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Staffed hours

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday: 9am – 7pm
Wednesday: 10am – 7pm

The library is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week for:

  • OUH NHS Trust employees with a valid Bodleian Health Care Libraries card
  • University of Oxford staff and students with a valid University card
  • Oxford Brookes – Faculty of Health and Life Sciences with a valid Bodleian Health Care Libraries card

Christmas staffed hours

20, 21, 23 & 24 December: 9am – 5pm
22 December: 10am – 5pm

29, 30 & 31 December: 9am – 5pm

The library will be unstaffed on 27 & 28 December and 3 January.

Contact us

hcl-enquiries@bodleian.ox.ac.uk
+44 (0)1865 221936

About the library

The Cairns Library at the John Radcliffe Hospital is one of the Bodleian Health Care Libraries. It offers 24/7 access, IT and printing services, subject collections and workspaces.

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Cairns Library
Level 3, Academic Centre
John Radcliffe Hospital
Headington
Oxford
OX3 9DU

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