Register for an NHS England OpenAthens Account

Athens gives you access to electronic resources purchased nationally and locally by Greater Manchester Mental Health Library and Knowledge Services.

Register for OpenAthens

Register at  https://openathens.nice.org.uk/

To view all the resources available to you via OpenAthens visit  www.openathens.net and  ‘Login to MyAthens’

This will provide you with access to electronic books, journals and literature searching databases as well as point of care tols and other useful resources on the  NHS Knowledge and Library Hub

Help with OpenAthens

If you experience any problems registering or logging into your Athens account, navigating MyAthens or finding resources online please contact  library@gmmh.nhs.uk or your local Athens Administrator John.coulshed@gmmh.nhs.uk

OpenAthens Journals and Databases

To view journals accessible with your Athens account, login in to Open Athens and select ‘resources’.

If you require support accessing journals please contact library@gmmh.nhs.uk

NHS Knowledge and Library Hub

Please Note : from 1st April 2022, HDAS will be replaced by the NHS Knowledge and Library Hub   The databases and other resources available will remain the same.

Visit the  NHS Knowledge and Library Hub  to access electronic books and journals, use point of care tools and carry out a database search.
Databases available with your Athens access include; MEDLINE, EMBASE, CINAHL, PsycINFO, AMED, BNI, HMIC and EMCARE.

If you require support searching the databases please contact library@gmmh.nhs.uk

One-to-one and group sessions on ‘Finding Evidence’ are available, for more information please visit our Information Training and Outreach section.

Student Athens Registration

If you are studying at GMMH and require an NHS Open Athens account, please contact library@gmmh.nhs.uk 

As a patient

As a patient, relative or carer using our services, sometimes you may need to turn to someone for help, advice, and support. 

Find out more about us  Contact the Trust