An NHS OpenAthens account allows you to access a range of quality information online.
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You may also be able to access extra content which has been purchased in your region or by your organisation. For a list of all the content you might be able to access log into
Self register on an NHS networked computer to obtain a username and password within 48 hours. Self register on a non NHS networked machine and this may take up to 14 days.
If you have any questions about your NHS OpenAthens password please contact the library on 01872 25 6444, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you are a student on an NHS-commissioned education programme which involves practice and placement within NHS provider services (point G of the eligibility criteria), you cannot register online unless you are on placement.
If you are not on placement, and your university or college has signed up to OpenAthens for NHS purchased content, your account will be created for you by your university or college librarian.