What is Patientline in Crosshouse Hospital?
What is Patientline?
Patientline is a hospital bedside entertainment and communication system that provides a range of television, radio channels and internet browsing plus allows you to keep in contact with close friends and relatives by telephone, all without leaving your bed!
Does it cost?
The television, internet and telephone services are chargable, however the radio is free! (You still need to register with the system.) How do you pay? Patientline uses unique 'cards', these can be bought from machines located throughout the hospital. These machines accept coins & notes however you can also pay with a debit/credit card from your bedside unit by calling an operator.
Do I need to use the system?
You don't have to use the Patientline system as other facilities such as pay phones and televisions are still provided in the wards.
Can I purchase a card for someone?
If you know someone in hospital, you can purchase a Patientline card for them.
The information contained is provided in good-will by Hospital Radio, however all information should be checked with the relevant organisations.