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eduroam has often been extended in to the NHS to support students on clinical placement and clinicians with joint NHS and University roles in clinical research and/or education. The case studies are here. Current best attempt at a list of hospitals where eduroam is available as an SSID from the NHS wireless network is:

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Gareth Frith is base at the Leeds Institute of Medical Education (LIME) at Leeds University and he describes the innovative project in West Yorkshire to enable 9 NHS Trusts join eduroam as visited sites, thus enabling eduroam for clinical placement students and visiting/in situ academics. This is a new approach - the Trust uses their own commercial internet connection to facilitate the connectivity for both the authentication and resultant internet access, i.e. separate from N3. Clive Gwyther is the consultant that has worked directly with the Trusts on the implementations.

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This document has been kindly provided by Martin Van Eker at the University of Bristol Medical School as part of the NHS-HE Connectivity Best Practice Working Group. When Martin presented on the Weston-Super-Mare NHS initiative with eduroam at the May 2014 NHS-HE Forum he said he would be willing to provide a document that can be shared with others and tweaked and changed by the user to best fit their local situation.

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