Letters Free wi-fi across the NHS

The priority for wi-fi across the NHS should be better technology for hospital staff

BMJ 2015; 351 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.h4644 (Published 08 September 2015) Cite this as: BMJ 2015;351:h4644
  1. Shyan Goh, orthopaedic surgeon1
  1. 1Sydney, NSW 2152, Australia
  1. sgoh{at}hotmail.com

In addition to concerns that “Members of the public will come in and use the free wi-fi, patients will be distracted and clinics will run even later, and inappropriate use would have to be controlled, with costs of filtering and legal liabilities,”1 I think hospital staff will be distracted from their healthcare duties …

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