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Getting started

How do I register to the website?
To register to the website you need to click on the 'register' link in the top right hand corner of the site.

Fill in the personal details fields - name and email - and decide whether you would like to receive the NHS Networks newsletter. You must check the box stating that you have read and agree to abide by the terms and conditions of membership.

Click on the register button and an email will then be sent to the email address you entered, containing a link back to the networks site. When you get the email, click on the link.

Clicking on the link takes you to a page with your email already filled in, and two password boxes where you set your own password. Fill in your password and confirm it, and click the 'Set my password' button.

Your account is now activated. Click the link on the next page to log in with your email and password.

How do I join a network?
To join a network you will need to be registered to the NHS Networks website. Once you are registered you can join any network that you are interested in. To search for a network to join, type the topic/subject into the search bar and select 'find networks'. The search results will show you all of the networks that we have registered on our website that relate to your chosen topic. Click onto the network and click the join this network button in the grey bar.

If a network has been set up as apply to join you will need to wait until the network administrator has approved your application. You will receive a confirmation email once this has been approved. If you are joining a network which is open to all then you will be made a member instantly.

How do I subscribe to daily news alerts?
To subscribe to our daily news alerts you will need to be registered to the NHS Networks website. To register please see instructions above. Once you are registered, log in and click on ‘Your menu’, click on 'Settings'.
Click on NHS Networks ‘General content’ settings.
You can choose to receive news and other content alerts and message board comment alerts. 

Set the frequency that you would like to receive the alerts from instant, daily and weekly. Remember to save your settings before leaving the page.

How do I subscribe to the weekly newsletter?
To subscribe to the weekly newsletter you will need to be registered to the NHS Networks website. To register, please see instructions above. Once you are registered, log in and click on ‘Your menu’, click on 'Settings'

Click on Newsletter settings and tick the box to receive html newsletter. Click on ‘Save changes’ at the bottom of the page.

Creating and maintaining a network

How do I create a new network?
To create a new network you will need to be registered to the NHS Networks website. Once you are registered go to the homepage and click on to the ‘Create a new network’ tab, click on create a new network. Follow the steps from the network wizard.

To create a network you will need: Network name, short description, membership policy (open to all or apply to join) and contact person details. See slideshow for more details.

Test-drive our demonstration network to try out the network administration and content management features of the site.

How do I add content to my network?
Network admin guide -This guide explains how to use the network administrator’s toolbox and other features of the site. You can use the toolbox to add new content or new members, publish items, affiliate with other networks and much more. This guide briefly describes what each item does and how to do it.

Only network administrators can add content to their network. Members can only view and download content. Members can also post comments to discussion forums.

Discussion forums

Please see slideshow for more information about discussion forums.

Other issues

How do I reset my password?
The website is case sensitive so you must enter your log in with the username as you entered it when registering. If you do not know your password, click onto the forgotten password link to reset.

How do I unsubscribe from email alerts from NHS Networks and the weekly newsletter?
To unsubscribe log in and click on ‘Your menu’, click on 'Settings', Click on NHS Networks general content settings, change the frequency to ‘Never’ for news and other content alerts and save.

For the newsletter, click on ‘Newsletter settings’ and untick the box and save.

How do I unsubscribe from NHS Networks?
If you would like to unsubscribe from NHS Networks and you wish your account to be deleted, please send an email to websupport@networks.nhs.uk

Who do I contact for technical advice and queries?
For all technical queries, please contact websupport@networks.nhs.uk