Cairns Library at John Radcliffe Hospital

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Staffed hours

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday: 9.30am – 7pm
Wednesday: 10am – 7pm


Until further notice, access to the library is as follows:

Automatic 24/7 access for:

  • OUH Trust staff with a valid Bodleian Health Care Libraries card
  • University of Oxford clinical and graduate entry medical students with a valid University card
  • University of Oxford Medical Sciences Office with a valid University card

For University card holders based at one of the OUH Trust Hospital sites, OUH Trust staff with a University of Oxford card, and Oxford Brookes Faculty of Health & Life Sciences students on placement within the OUH Trust, please email regarding access.

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

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+44 (0)1865 221936


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