Computer access and Wi-Fi

NHS Staff computer access in the library

Computer access with a full range of Windows software is available using the library computers and to access the internet or there is or Wi-Fi for mobile devices. Individual passwords will be required to log on to the machines in the library.

Knowledge Spa library

There are 17 NHS networked PCs located near the journal shelves in the library at the Knowledge Spa. There are 8 in a quiet room and 9 along the window.

Patient systems are not accessible via these machines as this is a public area. There are 2 rooms each with a PC configured with restricted access to some clinical systems. See the library Study spaces page for more information.

Banham House library

There are 3 NHS networked PCs in the library at Banham House.

Patient systems are accessible via these machines but ensure you adhere to your trust information governance and data protection policy at all times.

NHS IT support

Logins are supplied by Cornwall IT Services. Request forms for internet and e-mail access are available from the Cornwall IT Services support desk.

Contact the CITS Service Desk if you require assistance with your NHS login or computer:

Student internet and computer access

Both University of Exeter and Plymouth University students may use the student PC’s located in the main library area and the student IT room S30.

There is a switch located on each PC and if the login screen does not correspond with the university portal you wish to log in to then toggle between the 2 login screens using the button located under the monitor of each PC.

Plymouth University student IT support

If you require assistance with Plymouth University IT there is a dedicated phone on the library reference desk.

There are also answers to FAQ’s on the Plymouth University Library and IT Self-Help page and the IT Services page.

University of Exeter student IT support

IT support at the Knowledge Spa is provided by Falmouth Exeter Plus (FX Plus). The FX Plus service desk can be contacted by:

More information is available at the University of Exeter IT support website.

WiFi access

Cornwall NHS staff WiFi access for personal devices

This facility is provided to enable internet access for staff owned smartphones, tablets or similar devices.

This is a free, but unsupported service to staff and uses spare bandwidth on a separate network, but there is no guarantee of availability or speed. Do not contact the service desk for help or to log a fault. Cornwall IT Services have provided a help page for the most common devices, but if your device is not listed, the onus will be on you to find out how to connect it.

For more information visit the Staff WiFi webpage from an NHS networked computer.

Student WiFi access

Student access to WiFi is available on site at the Knowledge Spa via Eduroam.

Information on how to set up your device for this service is available from the Plymouth University IT Services or University of Exeter IT services websites.

Plymouth students can log in to Eduroam with their IT username and password.

Exeter students will need to log in to Eduroam using a full Exeter email address and password.

Page last reviewed: 25 May 2022

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