Many wards at King’s have a Hospicom bedside entertainment unit which is provided and maintained by HTS Ltd. Each patient is given a new pair of disposable headphones when they arrive on the ward.
To use the Hospicom unit, you will need a pre-paid card which you can buy from vending machines around the hospital .
The unit offers:
- Free radio
- Access to the internet – this is only on the entertainment unit. You will not be able to use this with a laptop computer. You can view the hospital website, www.kch.nhs.uk, for free.
- Television – some hospital channels and programmes are free.
For more information about Hospicom and the charges, please go to www.hospicom.co.uk.
Wi-Fi and laptops
Please ask the ward if you are able to use a laptop at your bedside. Electrical outlets may be restricted to hospital equipment only.
WiFiSPARK is the external supplier offering paid Wi-Fi access to the internet for use with laptops.
For more information, please contact WiFiSPARK.
Tel: 0845 838 5340 – helpdesk