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Tablets allow Covid-19 patients to contact their families from hospital

A nurse helps a patient to use one of the tablets.
A nurse helps a patient to use one of the tablets. / SUR
  • The Axarquía hospital in Torre del Mar is providing the equipment to patients in collaboration with the company ION IDE Telematics

The Axarquía hospital in Torre del Mar, in collaboration with the company ION IDE Telematics, is providing patients with tablets in order to make video calls to their families.

The hospital's nursing team is helping patients to use the machines to contact their loved ones during their time in hospital.

The tablets are mainly being used by those who don't have their own mobile phone or who are unable to use modern technology.

Malaga-Axarquía hospital area manager Miguel Moreno thanked staff, patients, family members, carers and volunteers earlier this week for their "understanding, responsibility and solidarity during this exceptional situation".