Reading Well books online survey for health practitioners and community partners

Dear customers,

Have you heard about Reading Well book collections?  They include Reading Well for mental health, Reading Well for long term conditions, Books on Prescription - Dementia, and Shelf Help - for young people's mental health.  All these books are available at any Cambridgeshire Library.  You can signpost your patients and service users to this good shelf-help resource endorsed by the Reading Agency and health professionals.

Please help with the evulation of the Reading Well collections by filling in the online  practitioner survey .


Featured Resources


Reading Well for people wih long term conditions

Reading Well for people with long term conditions is another Books on Prescription scheme initiated by the Reading Agency. This leaflet provides information about how the scheme works, resources available in your local library and the full list of titles on the Reading Well for long term conditions. It also provides information about other sources of support.

More about L1235101


Reading Well for mental health (reading list leaflet)

The first Reading Well booklist supporting common mental health conditions was launched in 2013.  The booklist has been updated in 2018 to ensure that library mental health and wellbeing collections continue to contain the most quality-assured, evidence-based health information possible.  This leaflet give information about this scheme and include the updated list of books which you can find in your local library.

More about L1235191


Shelf Help (reading list leaflet)

This interactive leaflet provides information about the scheme for GPs and other mental health professionals, such as psychological wellbeing practitioners, counsellors and therapists.

More about L1234988


Books on Prescription - Dementia

Reading Well Books on Prescription helps you manage your wellbeing using self-help reading. The scheme is endorsed by health professionals and supported by public libraries.

This leaflet recommends books you might find helpful if you have dementia, are caring for someone with dementia, or want to find out more about the condition.

More about L123582

What's New

Welcome to Cambridgeshire Community Health Information Service!

Please register with HPAC-Cambridgeshire for an easy way of ordering resources and sign up to our email bulletins to keep up to date with our information.

For more information on how to use HPAC and any query about our stock, please contact us by email

Opening time:

Monday 10:30am until 4:00pm

Tuesday 10:30am until 4:00pm

Wednesday 10:30am until 12:30pm

Thursday 10:30am until 4:00pm

Friday 10:30am until 4:00pm

Address: Roger Ascham Library Site, Ascham Road, Cambridge CB4 2BD


Latest News Links