Strike action is taking place in September and October. We'll contact you directly if you or your child's appointment is affected.

TV, internet, WiFi and phones

TV and radio

We have a bedside television service, provided by Hospedia.

It's free for children under 16 years. For older teenagers, various TV packages are available to purchase, ranging from two hours to 12 days. There are discounts for long-stay patients. More about Hospedia rates for older patients is on the Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust website.

Radio stations are also available through the bedside TV service. These are free for all age groups.

Pay per view films

Hospedia offers a pay per view film service. You can see free trailers, the film schedule and how to buy films on channel 22. 

Free WiFi

Free Wi-Fi access is available for our patients and visitors.

To connect, search for the NHS WiFi network on your device.

Please note that some internet content will be automatically blocked.

Free computer access is also available at the Knowledge and Information Centre (KiC), ground floor, North Wing, St Thomas' Hospital. 


You or your child can use the bedside telephone for a fee. There are also two payphones on the ground floor. 

Calls made:

  • from the bedside are 10p/minute at all times
  • to the bedside by friends and family are charged at 39p/minute off-peak and 49p/minute at all other times.

You and your child can bring your mobile phones into hospital, but please keep them on silent mode and be considerate to other patients when using them.

If you've forgotten your mobile phone charger, there is a secure recharging unit available for all smartphones at the Knowledge and Information Centre (KiC). Recharge takes about 30mins to charge to 40%. Please ask at the KiC reception desk.