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Please use the following instructions to register on NHS Athens:

Go to the link: Athens. You will be taken to the NHS Evidence Registration Page.

  1. Fill in your personal details as requested on interactive form. Use your work e-mail address rather than a personal one. If the e-mail is not recognised an authorisation stage is required. Type ‘South Warwickshire’ in the ‘Please enter your organisation’ box and select ‘South Warwickshire NHS Foundation Trust’ from the drop menu.
  1. Tick ‘Terms and Conditions and Privacy Notice’ box.
  1. Your registration should be confirmed.

You will be sent an ‘activation e-mail’ to the e-mail address you gave on the form. Keep a look out for this. It should arrive within a few minutes. If it does not arrive within two hours re-contact the library by e-mail or on 01926 495321 x4287. Leave a message if necessary. 

  1. Choose a password and reply to the activation e-mail.
  1. If you used a personal e-mail address, library staff will need to authorise your account. During the Coronavirus outbreak, please ring the library on the number given above and we will activate your account.
  1. If you used a trust e-mail address, your registration should be available straightway.


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