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
Not a lot of people know that
For more than a decade N3, the secure national broadband network built and managed for the NHS by BT, has been delivering fast broadband network service which provide healthcare with quick easy access to information anywhere, anytime ensuring patients get the best possible care whenever and wherever they need it.
N3 underpins many of the services the NHS relies on today. From transmitting medical images and prescriptions to booking appoints and supporting multidisciplinary team meeting, N3 has become part of the fabric of the NHS helping it run more efficiently and productively and saving money.
But what a lot of people don’t know is….
- N3 has saved the NHS nearly £1 billion in its lifetime
- Without it 39.000 hospital appointments couldn’t be made each day and 675,000 electronic prescriptions couldn’t be sent.
- N3 transmits the equivalent of 150 billion printed A4 pages every day
- It is one of Europe’s largest virtual private networks with more than 51,000 connections
- N3 connects 1.3 million NHS staff and every GP, hospital and clinic in England and Scotland
- The network has more than 12,000kms of fibre, enough to stretch from London to San Francisco and back
- If N3 Videoconferencing was extended across the whole of the NHS it has the potential to save £100 million
- It has won an impressive nine awards for quality, innovation, efficiency teamwork and collaboration
For further interesting facts on the N3 network and the cost and efficiency saving services it offers please click here. http://n3.nhs.uk/