- Attending Outpatients
- Visiting people in hospital
- Coming into hospital
- What to bring
- Language and Communication
- TV and Radio
- Mobile phones, laptops and tablets
- Food and Nutrition
- Infection Control
- Privacy and dignity
- Safeguarding Adults
- Learning Disability Services
- Data protection
- Overseas Visitors
- Leaving hospital
- Car Parking Concessions
- Patient information leaflets
- Stop Smoking Service
TV and Radio
Shared televisions are available in most ward areas in all of our hospitals.
York Hospital - Hospedia
At York Hospital, televison, telephone and internet services are provided by an external company (Hospedia) and are available for a charge at your bedside on most wards.
Radio is free 24 hours a day with a choice of many stations.
The phone can be used to call family and friends whenever you choose. They can also contact you on your own personal bedside telephone number which is displayed at the bottom of the screen. Call costs are set by the provider.
To contact the Hospedia Office at York Hospital, call (01904) 632206. Or to find out more visit Hospedia's website.
York Hospital Radio
York Hospital Radio was set up as a voluntary scheme in 1964 and has continued to develop since.
It provides 24hour service via Hospedia giving patients and staff entertainment and music through the day and night. It also provides some specialist shows, including live commentary from nearby York City Football Club.
Patients can contact the station for requests and dedications on freephone *800 or 01904 628800.
For more information go to the York Hospital Radio website.
Yorkshire Coast Hospital Radio
Yorkshire Coast Hospital Radio operates from a new studio at Bridlington Hospital and broadcasts across the hospital to find out more or to get involved visit the website here.
If you are planning on bringing your own entertainment (laptop, Ipads, mobile phones) into hospital with you please click here for further information.