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Wifi and entertainment

Free patient Wi-Fi is available at UHBW sites in Bristol and Weston. Patients and visitors can access the internet free of charge 24 hours a day.

To access the Wi-Fi, select the 'NHS Wi-Fi' network from your mobile, tablet or laptop. Accept the Terms and Conditions and click 'connect'. Patients and visitors accessing the Wi-Fi can use the service to find out information about the hospital, as well as use the internet more widely. For further information, contact the Wi-Fi Helpdesk on 0344 848 9555.

TV and entertainment

We are proud to offer access to TV, magazines, games and more to all patients, visitors, and staff, provided by UHBW in partnership with WiFi SPARK.

Our entertainment platform is available at all our Bristol and Weston sites.

After logging on to our guest Wi-Fi from any internet enabled device you will have access to:

  • live TV on a full range of Freeview TV and radio channels including children's channels
  • A range of catch up/on demand channels and some streaming channels for which you will need to bring your log in details
  • BBC Archive material
  • a selection of digitised magazines from the last month including BBC Top Gear, Cosmopolitan, OK! Beano, National Geographic and many more
  • Health information channels
  • Information about our hospitals, Bristol and Weston Hospitals Charity, and our events and donation page to stay up to date with our hospital activities

As well as this, you can continue to browse as normal using our hospital Wi-Fi. Please remember to bring your own device, a pair of earphones or headphones and a charger to ensure you can fully enjoy the entertainment on offer.

There are only a limited number of devices available to borrow, so we strongly recommend you bring your own device.

Accessing the entertainment

  1. Log on to our hospital Wi-Fi by going to the Wi-Fi settings on your device and selecting 'NHS Wi-Fi'.
  2. Once you are connected to the Wi-Fi, go into your usual browsing app, and visit ''.

This will take you to the entertainment hub where you will be able to access the selection of entertainment options.

If you need help with accessing the system, there is a service desk available 24 hours a day, every day. To contact the service desk, call Wi-Fi SPARK on 0344 848 9555or email