Hospital administrators, caretakers and managers need to make sure that patients and staff on hospital premises are covered by a valid TV Licence to:
This applies to any provider and device they use, including a TV, desktop computer, laptop, mobile phone, tablet, games console, digital box or DVD/VHS recorder.
Find out more about watching live TV.
In some cases your hospital’s licence won’t cover all areas. Please call 0300 790 6165* if you’re a hospital manager and need to buy more than one TV Licence to cover your hospital.
Check which areas are covered below to ensure you’re correctly licensed.
This includes communal areas, waiting rooms, the wards (including private rooms) and staff rooms.
e.g. Rooms for doctors and nurses.
If these are on hospital premises and are run independently of the hospital.
If the premises are sublet by the hospital.
*Calls to our 0300 numbers cost no more than a national rate call to an 01 or 02 number, whether from a mobile or landline. If you get inclusive minutes, calls to an 0300 number will be included free of charge.