The patients and staff, at the Nanaimo Regional General Hospital are now able to have access to a public WiFi system and can use use their tablets, smartphones and laptops more effectively. In March 2018 a project was started to determine the feasibility of providing WiFi access throughout the hospital. Once it was determined that the basic infrastructure was in place and could support a public WiFi network, the project moved along quickly and by June, the switch was turned on and WiFi was made available throughout the hospital.
The Auxiliary paid for the installation, and will continue to fund the annual maintenance and upkeep of the public WiFi network. This was truly a project to address our mandate of “providing patient care and comfort”.
In July, an appreciation event was held at the hospital to recognize the contributions from the Auxiliary and others. View the video produced by the hospital by clicking here.