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Peninsula Allied Health Centre (PAHC) Courier Service

A book returns and collection service runs between the PAHC and University of Plymouth (UoP) libraries during term-time.

  • The service is available to all University of Plymouth students and staff.
  • Requested books from the UoP library can be sent to the PAHC library or books from the PAHC library can be sent to the UoP library.
  • Borrowed books from the UoP library can be returned at the PAHC library or books borrowed from the PAHC library can be returned to the UoP library.

Request a book

  • Email your request to including the Title, Author, Edition, and Shelf mark of the book you wish to borrow.
  • State which library you wish to collect your book from – PAHC or UoP
  • You will receive an email when the item is ready to collect.
  • The book is available to collect for 7 days.

Return a book to the PAHC library via the UoP library

  • Go to the self-return machines on level 1

Return a book to the UoP library via the PAHC library

  • Place the items in the box at the PAHC Library. PAHC library staff will be able to direct you to this.
  • Make sure the items are placed in the correct location for return.
  • Check your library account after 3 working days to make sure items have been removed from your library account.
  • You can return items directly to the UoP Library where they will be removed from your library account immediately. Use the self-return machines located on Level 1.
  • If you are on placement or live at a distance you can return items by post to The Charles Seale-Hayne Library, University of Plymouth, Drake Circus, Plymouth, PL4 8AA. Return postage is at your own expense
  • If you have any queries about your returned items contact us at

Terms and Conditions

  • All items returned via this service are your responsibility until they are returned on our library system at the UoP library.
  • Allow 3 working days from when you return the item at PAHC until it is removed from your library account.
  • Ensure that the item has been renewed if the due date is imminent or you will be liable for the overdue charges if it is returned late at the UoP library.

Collection Times

  • Boxes returning items to the UoP library will be collected Monday, Wednesday and Friday only.
  • There is no return service at weekends or during vacations.