WiFi access at the Great Western Hospital

Wifi 02We've teamed up with WiFi SPARK to provide you with a way to access the Internet at the Great Western Hospital using your own laptop, tablet computer or phone.

WiFi access is free for cancer and renal patients in Dove, Osprey and the Day Therapy Unit, who often have to spend long periods of time in hospital.

Managers for these areas will be given a special code which they can offer to patients. 

Fifteen minutes of free browsing time is available to all other patients, visitors and staff each day.

There is the option to buy additional browsing time as part of a pay-as-you-go service.

There is no cost to the Trust in providing this service.


  • First 15 minutes: free
  • 1 day: £4.50
  • 7 days: £12.50
  • 31 days: £17.50
  • 186 days: £70.00

How to access

  1. You must be within range of one of the many WiFi hotspots around the Great Western Hospital to use the service
  2. Open the Wi-Fi setting on your portable device and connect to WiFi SPARK HotSpot
  3. Launch your usual web browser and you will be directed to the WiFi SPARK web page

Charges can be paid by entering your credit card details on the WiFi SPARK landing page

Technical help

If you need help with accessing this service please:

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