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Sir James Paget Library

Opening times

Opening times: Monday to Thursday 08:00 - 17:30 & Friday 08:00-17:00.

We are in the Burrage Centre, a separate building at the back of the main hospital site.

Telephone: 01493 452409


Research booklist

Available at Sir James Paget library

Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency. (2012) Good Clinical Practice Guide. TSO. ISBN-13: 9780117081079.

Craig, J.V. & Smyth, R.L. (eds) (2012) The Evidence- based Practice manual for Nurses. 3rd edn. London: Churchill Livingstone. ISBN13: 9780702051609   

Glasziou, P. Richardson,  S. Straus, S.E., Haynes, R.B.  (2010) Evidence-based Medicine. 4 Rev edn. Churchill Livingstone . ISBN13: 9780702031274 

Greenhalgh, T. (2014) How to read a paper: The basics of evidence based medicine. 5th edn. Oxford and London, Wiley.  ISBN: 9781118800966

 Kerr, D. J; Knox, K; Robertson, D.C; Stewart, D. & Watson, R. (2006) Clinical trials explained: A guide to clinical trials in the NHS for Healthcare professional. Oxford: Blackwell Publishing Ltd.

Pallant, J.  (2013) SPSS survival manual: a step by step guide to data analysis using IBM SPSS. 5th edn. Open University Press.  ISBN-13: 978-0335262588

Gerrish, K and  Lacey, A. (2010)  The Research Process in Nursing. 6 Rev edn. Wiley-Blackwell. ISBN: 9781405190480.

(The above titles are on order for Sir James Paget Library & will be added to stock soon)


These are just a selection of books in stock at the Library other guides are available, please check the ELMS catalogue.


Critical Appraisal Training at James Paget University Hospital

The Library Manager runs Critical Appraisal training sessions for groups/ individuals, please ring Library staff/  Peter Ransome on x2409 or to book via e-mail: jphlibrary@

Our thanks to go the Research & Development Team & the Clinical Trials Research Nurses Team at the James Paget University Hospital NHS Trust for their advice and recommendations.