NHS WiFi

Summary

NHS WiFi will give staff, patients and the public free access to WiFi in NHS settings in England.

NHS Digital is working to make sure that everyone can access free WiFi in NHS sites in England. NHS WiFi will provide a secure, stable, and reliable WiFi capability, consistent across all NHS settings. It will allow patients and the public to download health apps, browse the internet and access health and care information.

Local Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) and NHS trusts are responsible for choosing a supplier that can provide an NHS WiFi compliant system which suits their needs, and working with them to implement it across their local NHS sites. The chosen system must be based on a set of policies and guidance defined by NHS Digital.

Further information

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    NHS WiFi in GP practices

    NHS WiFi is being rolled out to GP practices in England. GP practices can find out what they need to do to get online with NHS WiFi.

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    NHS WiFi in secondary care

    NHS WiFi has been put in place in 49 NHS acute, mental health and community trusts and is now rolling out to a further 120 trusts across the country.

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    NHS WiFI case studies

    Read real-life examples of how NHS WiFI is helping health and care settings.