Service Contact DetailsShirley Mewett

Handbury Library
83 Baillie Street,  Horsham,  Vic,  3400

Ph: 03 5381 9291
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Service Description/Overview

The Handbury Library was named in recognition of the financial support given to Wimmera Health Care Group by generous benefactors, Mr Geoff and Mrs Helen Handbury. The library service supports clinical, educational, research and administrative activities within the organisation. It is also a key component in attracting high quality staff, in encouraging staff to pursue further education, and in securing accreditation for medical training positions.


Collection of resources for loan

Reference/not for loan collection

Display areas

Information retrieval system

Links to relevant sites and resources online

Study area

Photocopier, printer and scanner


Internet access




Lending service

Reference work (citation/bibliography/ready reference)

Research (literature searching on behalf of the client)

Clinical information service

Current awareness services

Document delivery


Library instruction/orientation/guiding (point-of-need)

Teaching information retrieval skills

Bookshop service (including stethoscopes)

Health Care Group wide press clipping service

Various items of WHCG history.



Mon and Fri     10am-12pm
Tues, Wed and Thurs     9am-3pm



Some fees may apply.


Area Serviced




All WHCG staff and placements.

Public by appointment