If you are on a NHS desktop PC you can access the HYMS desktop directly without the need for the portal or VPN.
Click on your Start button and then on Run…
Then type mstsc in the box and click on OK
You should now see the Remote Desktop box below,
Click on the Show Options button to enter the details below.
The important credentials to enter are the computer: desktop.hyms.ac.uk
And your username in the form: HYMS\hyabc.
You can save the options to your desktop if you wish by clicking on the Save or Save As buttons.
Clicking on the Connect button will start the Remote Desktop session.
Occasionally you may be asked to provide your details a second time depending upon where you are connecting from.
Once in the session you can disconnect anytime by clicking on the Start button and selecting Log Off
Note clicking on the X on the top tab will only disconnect the session so programs will remain open or running until you re-connect.