Frequently asked questions

Should the answer to your questions not be listed below, please get in touch where a member of our team will be happy to help.

How many free digital magazines are provided?

There are over 70 digital magazines available from popular titles.

How do QR Codes work

We provide you with free of charge A5 posters for you to place on your walls.

Can the magazines be activated by 3G, 4G and Wi-Fi?

Yes, the magazine platform allows access from 3G, 4G, 5G and Wi-Fi.

Do we capture any data from visitors, patients, or staff?

There is no login, no registration, no sign up, no data capture of patient, visitors or staff details are held or stored.

The poster will have a QR code on it that customers/patients simply scan via their smartphone or tablet and then instantly have access to over 70 digital magazines to read whilst sat in the waiting area.

Not only is this environmentally friendly, it helps to reduce the transmission of infection when compared to old printed magazines.

Which magazines are included in the bundle?

Delivered digitally via QR code directly to clients in your waiting rooms around the 18th of each month, titles are shown below.

Freemags Digital Magazine Bundles

Advertising policy

Any advertising should:

  • be suitable for the target audience
  • meet public expectations of the NHS brand and support the principles and values underpinning the NHS Identity
  • not bring the NHS into disrepute
  • not give rise to doubts about the integrity, independence or impartiality of the NHS
  • follow applicable laws and industry codes of practice.

All advertising must be distinct from editorial content so that it is clear to the audience that it is a commercial message. Advertising must not include any endorsement by the NHS.

The following categories of advertising are prohibited:

  • advertising for faith, religion and equivalent systems of belief
  • advertising for adult products and services
  • advertising for tobacco products
  • advertising for weapons and gun clubs
  • political or lobby group advertising
  • any advertisements that relate to a controversial health issue or public policy (e.g. foods with a high sugar content).

Advertising must not be misleading, harmful or offensive. It must not contain anything that is likely to result in physical, mental or moral harm, contain profane language or seek to exploit children's credulity, loyalty, vulnerability or lack of experience.