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Contact us

There are libraries for acute and community staff at Hexham, North Tyneside, NSECH and Wansbeck hospitals.  We can deal with any enquiry in person, on the phone or by email.



North Tyneside

Phone: 0191 2932761

Open: Monday-Friday 8.30-5.00



Phone: 01670 529665

Open: Monday-Friday 8.30-5.00


Northumbria Specialist Emergency Care Hospital (NSECH)

Phone: 0191 6072172

Open: Monday-Friday 8.30-5.00



Phone: 01434 655420

Open: Monday-Friday 8.30 – 4.30


Who are we?

Introduction to the library staff

We all work Trust-wide so you may see us at any of the 4 main sites.


Jackie McGuire is the Library & Knowledge Services Manager/Head of Clinical Guidelines, based at North Tyneside General Hospital.

Phone number 0191 2932761

E-mail address :

Jenny Richardson is a Librarian, also  based at NTGH. Email :

Sarah Abernethy is the Deputy Library Services Manager – based at Wansbeck Hospital.

Phone number: 01670 529665


Vasanthi Elder is the Librarian at NSECH

Email address: 


Angela Scott  is a Library Assistant, based at Wansbeck (Mon – Wed) Phone number 01670 529665



and Andrea Summersby is a Library Assistant at North Tyneside ( Wed – Fri) Phone number 0191 2932761





We recently welcomed 3 new library assistants to the team:

Ian Simpson is full-time and based at the Northumbria

Rebecca Anderson, also full time and based at North Tyneside

Eunice Cuthbertson , who is part-time at Wansbeck ( Thurs & Friday)