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Letters Free wi-fi across the NHS

Wi-fi is essential for medical education and helps clinicians provide safe and effective patient care

BMJ 2015; 351 doi: (Published 08 September 2015) Cite this as: BMJ 2015;351:h4642
  1. Scott W Oliver, clinical teaching fellow1,
  2. Kathleen Collins, clinical teaching fellow1
  1. 1NHS Lanarkshire, Postgraduate Office, Wishaw General Hospital, Wishaw ML2 0DP, UK
  1. drscottoliver{at}

We disagree with several of Ingram’s assertions.1 As clinical teaching fellows working primarily in undergraduate medical education, we think that access to wi-fi is a necessity, not a luxury. It is also in keeping with recently published General Medical Council guidance.2 Our students use personal handheld devices to access clinical …

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