Join the Library

My email is an,, or address

If you are a new applicant and permanent or temporary NHS staff member, bank or agency worker, student, trainee or volunteer on placement at a HeLM Library organisation and you have an email address ending,, or, please complete the online application form below.

I do not have an email address ending,, or

Visit your home HeLM library if you are a bank or agency worker or a volunteer and do not have an email address ending,, or to register in person.

I am an external member

If you are a student or staff of any other NHS organisation, a GP or a member of the public not employed or registered at a HeLM organisation, you can join HeLM as an external member at an annual cost of £50. Please speak to a member of HeLM library staff or contact

I have already registered

If you have already registered for HeLM membership, have an existing account or wish to register for online resources such as OpenAthens or KnowledgeShare, please do not use this application process. Please contact your ‘home’ library or

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