N3 Cloud Services
Unified Communications is the integration of real-time communication services like WebEx and MeetMe.
N3 Mobile Health Worker offers key benefits to clinicians on the move by increasing their efficiency, which results in improved patient care.
Connect to N3 through IPstream & Business DSL – intended for GPs, small clinics & temporary sites. Connect up your main and branch sites with our VPN solutions.
N3's remote worker services for NHS users – connect to N3 wherever you are.
Private Circuit and Ethernet connectiions for larger NHS sites that run applications like Choose & Book, electronic prescriptions and PACs.
The new Healthcare Security Token enables AQPs and non-NHS organisations to access patient information and national NHS applications like Choose & Book and other services from anywhere.
The N3 PSN products enable customers to connect to N3 PSN. These products are based on non-resilient DSL and non-resilient Ethernet services.
Quick summary of N3 features, benefits and technology.
IP Address ranges used by the NHS; legacy, policy and user requests.
Physical security, securing patient data and responsibilities, plus security checklist.
nhs.uk domain, internal vs external DNS and record change requests.
Order an N3 service, fund my N3 connection, migrate my N3 connection, manage a change to a CoIN, Contact N3 and raise a complaint.
The N3 user guides will help get the best from your N3 products and services.
Frequently Asked Questions will give you answers to voice services, security, internet gateway, GP NGA and general queries.
Access N3 product and service brochures about voice services, video and web conferencing, Mobile Health Worker, On Demand Compute and VPN.
Register for the latest N3 events including the N3 User Forum.
Read the latest N3 case studies that demonstrate the cash releasing, innovation, productivity improving potential of N3 products and services that can improve clinician's efficiency and patient experience.
The N3 Event Replay site is regularly updated with videos and presentation material from our User Forum events.
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Find out how N3 has helped enable 21st Century healthcare for the NHS and is an enabler for innovative IT solutions such as using video conferencing for a telestroke service.
Find out how N3 are delivering high quality services with service delivery processes conforming to best practices.
We are in constant dialogue with our customers about the service they receive from us. Find out how N3 analyse and act on customer feedback.
N3 are very proud of the many awards that we have won over the last few years. Find out what awards we have won that demonstrate the excellence of our network, our services and our commitment to the NHS.
N3 is enabling sustainable benefits for the NHS, by stimulating a change in the way people work, providing accessibility to national applications to enable local services and reduce wastage and using new technologies to enable collaborative working
|N3 Case Study||N3 has saved the NHS an estimated £926 million; it comprises more than 12,000 miles of fibre, enough to stretch from London to San Francisco and back; its sustainability initiatives have reduced NHS carbon emission by more than 50,000 tonnes and the N3 internet gateway transfers 600 terabytes of data through its internet gateway every month, which is the equivalent to 600 billion printed A4 pages every 4 seconds.|
|N3 Facts & Figures||A two page summary of the successes the N3 contract has achieved over the last 10 years.|
QIPP-aligned Case Studies
|QIPP||Title||Contents of case study||Downloadable File|
||North Essex||North Essex uses N3's Hosted Voice Services to help deliver the QiPP agenda.|
||N3 Sustainability||See the generic case study which explores how N3 Sustainability contributes to today's NHS principles and priorities||
|NHS Camden||NHS Camden releases cash and stays safer by using N3 Hosted Voice Services - download the case study to find out how|
||Royal Derby Hospital||Royal Derby Hospital uses N3 Local Gateway Service to release cash and improve resilience|
||Peterborough & Stamford Hospital||
Peterborough & Stamford Hospital is part of the Anglia Cancer Network Multi Disciplinary Team. They use the N3 Managed Video Conferencing Service giving High Definition quality video at a reduced cost to the trust.
||NHS Surrey Telestroke||Surrey Stroke team working with N3, designed a video conferencing solution that enables consultants working out of hours at home to view HD quality video conferencing images of stroke patients in A&E via the N3 COIN.||430(kb)|
||Camden & Islington NHS Foundation Trust||
Camden and Islington NHS Foundation Trust utilised the N3 WebEx product to deliver its training service
||John Taylor Hospice||John taylor Hospice is utilising the N3 Mobile Healthworker service to deliver patient care in the community|
Health and Social Care Information Centre uses N3 Hosted Voice Services to reduce costs and increase efficiency.
Other Case Studies
|Product or Service||Title||Contents of case study||Downloadable File|
|Kable "Enabling the NHS for the future: Unified Communications"||Kable explores the range of benefits that can be derived by NHS organisations from the adoption of Unified Communications (UC) using the N3 network.||
|COIN||Cornwall & Isles of Scilly COIN||Cornwall and Isles of Scilly NHS benefit from a Community of Interest Network (COIN) built and managed by N3 that connects over 200 sites, including 17 hospitals. The high bandwidth network allows information and data to be shared almost instantly between doctors and medical staff across the county.||(355kb)|
|N3 Voice Services||Kingston Hospital NHS Trust case study||Kingston Hospital NHS Trust have implemented both N3 LGS and HVS services to benefit from greatly reduced communications expediture.||(795kb)|
|N3 Voice Services||Heart of Birmingham Teaching PCT case study||Heart of Birmigham Teaching PCT have implemented N3 HVS Small Site solution in Rotton Park medical centre.||(844kb)|
|N3 Voice Services||NHS Direct case study||NHS Direct first used N3 to provide data access to a centralised decision support application and datacentre whilst voice traffic between 'hub and spoke' sites was still carried by legacy leased lines, which were not only expensive but also limited the organisation's flexibility.||(406kb)|
|N3 Voice Services||West Midlands Ambulance Service case study video||West Midlands Ambulance Trust was formed from four Trusts in 2006. N3 Voice Services was implemented as a cost-effective way of linking the separate Trusts creating a single virtual call centre, giving emergency services across the West Midlands region.||(11.6mb)|
|N3 Voice Services||North Lincolnshire (North Lincs) PCT and North East Lincolnshire Care Trust Plus (North East Lincs Trust) have used N3 Hosted Voice Services to replace an aging voice system and integrate 11 new sites.|