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FOI 973 - WiFi in Hospitals


Information Requested:

How many NHS hospitals are currently in privately owned buildings with landlords?

How many hospitals have opted to use WifiSpark in replacement of Hospedia? and how many are opt in to the free service for patients vs opt out and having patients continue to pay?


Information provided for the answer:

Thank you for your recent request dated 17 August 2022
Public Health Wales do not hold this data, it is important to note that Public Health Wales is the public health service for Wales and as such is an independent NHS Trust. This is NOT the same as NHS Wales. As an organisation we have no jurisdiction over the activities of Health Boards and frequently do not have access to the data that they produce.
I have provided contact details for each Health Board below, I suggest you contact them for the information you require.
Aneurin Bevan University Health Board

Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board
Cardiff and Vale University Health Board 
Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board 


Swansea Bay University Health Board
Hywel Dda University Health Board 
Powys Teaching Health Board

John Lawson
Head of Information Governance
Public Health Wales NHS Trust

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