Royal Free London Library Services


About us

The Royal Free Hospital Medical Library and Barnet Hospital Library provide services to UCL staff and students and Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust staff.

Location, travel information and opening hours

Barnet Hospital Library

Opening hours

  • 09:00 - 17:00 Monday to Friday*
  • Saturday to Sunday - CLOSED

*Library staff are availabe onsite 10:00 - 15:00 Tuesday - Friday. Please phone the Royal Free Hospital Medical Library, or email rlibrary@ucl.ac.uk with enquiries outside of those times.

Contact details

Barnet Hospital Library
Education and Information Centre, 
Barnet Hospital, Wellhouse Lane, 
Barnet, Hertfordshire
EN5 3DJ.
Tel: +44 (0)20 8216 4834
Email: rlibrary@ucl.ac.uk


Barnet Hospital Library is located within the Hospital's Education Centre. A location map of the site is available here.

Directions for travelling to the Hospital Education Centre via London Underground

  • High Barnet on the High Barnet branch of the Northern Line is the nearest Underground station - it is about a 20 minute walk to the hospital
  • Walk up Barnet Hill. At Church, branch left on to Wood Street. Turn left down Bells Hill Road and turn right on footpath opposite Lexington Way. Alternatively buses 263, 384 (Hospital terminus), 107, 307 (Wood Street bus stop) go to the hospital from Barnet Hill.



    Royal Free Hospital Medical Library 

    Opening hours

    Visit http://www.ucl.ac.uk/library/opening for our opening hours.

    Contact details

    Royal Free Hospital Medical Library
    Royal Free Hospital, Rowland Hill Street
    NW3 2PF.
    Tel.: +44 (0)20 8016 8195
    Fax.: +44 (0)20 7794 3534
    Email: rlibrary@ucl.ac.uk


    The Royal Free Hospital Medical Library is situated on the ground floor of the Royal Free Hospital.Travel information, including a map of Royal Free Hospital, is available on the Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust website.

    • If entering the hospital from the UCL Medical School entrance (nearest station, Belsize Park tube), enter the hospital and take the first corridor on the left. The Royal Free Library entrance is on your left, just after the ladies’ toilets.
    • If entering via the hospital main entrance on Pond Street (nearest station, Hampstead Heath Overground), follow the sign to ‘Main departments’. You will pass the Sir William Wells Atrium on your right, and the M&S cafe. Continue straight ahead; the Royal Free Library entrance is on the main corridor, on the right hand side.




          All general enquiriesrlibrary@ucl.ac.uk020 8016 8195 (UCL extension 68195)

          UCL Site Libraries Manager and Senior Librarian, Royal Free Hospital Medical Library

          Anna Di Iorio

          020 8016 8213 (UCL extension 68213)

          Royal Free Hospital Medical Library ManagerAlex Stagg020 3108 6701 (UCL extension 56701)
          Barnet Hospital LibrarianGuy Robinson020 8216 4834
          Membership & Customer ServicesSue Adams020 8016 8209 (UCL extension 68209)
          Clinical Effectiveness Enquiry Service (CEES) Literature Searchingrlibrary@ucl.ac.uk 
          Evidence Services LibrarianDavid Green020 8016 8209 (UCL extension 68194)
          Information skills training and inductions enquiriesrlibrary@ucl.ac.uk

          020 8016 8195 (UCL extension 68195)