NHS OpenAthens accounts are the means to access to a wide range of purchased e-resources, such as e-journals, e-books and databases. Our guides and training materials will help get you started, and we’re happy to provide face-to-face training.
- Register for an account (this needs to be done on an NHS PC, or with an NHS or academic email account)
- Log into Athens
- Change your organisation
- Change your email address
- Change your password
- Forgotten your password?
Registering for an account
You can either use the self-registration form (this needs to be done on an NHS PC, or with an NHS or academic email account) or if you register for library membership, we can create an account for you.
Which organisation do I register under?
If you’re employed by an NHS Trust in Shropshire (or are a student based with an NHS Trust), choose the name of the Trust as your organisation on the Athens registration form. Otherwise, check the list below for guidance.
|Employer / Role||Athens organisation|
|Public Health in Shropshire,Telford and Wrekin||Public Health Provider Organisations in Shropshire|
|Severn Hospice||Non-NHS Healthcare Provider Organisations in Shropshire|
|Ambulance service staff in Shropshire,Telford and Wrekin||West Midlands Ambulance Service NHS Trust|
|General Practice in Shropshire,Telford and Wrekin (including practice staff and practice nurses)||GPs, Practice Staff and CCG Staff in Shropshire|
|Clinical Commissioning Group staff in Shropshire,Telford and Wrekin||GPs, Practice Staff and CCG Staff in Shropshire|
|Commissioning Support Unit or NHS England staff in Shropshire,Telford and Wrekin||Other Commissioning Organisations in Shropshire|