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
About This Site
The N3 website is designed with accessibility in mind and is working towards the World's Website Accessibility Initiative in terms of being useable by those with visual or physical impairments. The content will be provided jointly by the N3 Service Provider (N3SP) and the Authority.
- Using the search facilities
- File Formats and Viewers
- Contact us
- Privacy statement
- Site usage information
Using the Search facilities
This site makes use of the Verity search engine. There are several ways to use the search engine. Below is a common example of how to enter words into the search engines.
Example Search result
- high,speed,network will look for the words: high or speed or network
- high speed network will look for the phrase: high speed network
- network will look for the words: network, networks, networking, or networked
- networking AND N3 will look for the words network, networks, networking, or networked, and the word N3
We will be looking at ways in which to refine the search engine and make your search even easier in the future and as the site develops.
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In general, the site is designed for people to read information, reports and articles on-line to gain the benefits of using any hypertext links. When printing pages, the navigation menu and branding information will not be printed.
Use the Contact us section for details of how to contact us.
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The Data Protection Act
Under the Data Protection Act, the Authority and BT have a legal duty to protect any information we collect from you. We do not pass on your details to any third party for any purpose unless you give us permission to do so.
Site usage information
When someone visits www.n3.nhs.uk we collect standard internet log information and details of visitor behaviour patterns. We do this to find out things such as the number of visitors to the various parts of the site. We collect this information in a way which does not identify anyone. We do not make any attempt to find out the identities of those visiting. We will not associate any data gathered from this site with any personally identifying information from any source.
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The N3 Service Provide or Authority cannot accept liability for any damage, however caused to computer systems and/or data contained therein by any programs, including viruses, in content downloaded from this N3 web site.
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