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
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VPN platform - Notification of Service Disruption (Jan 2017)
N3SP are implementing a change to the VPN platform which will cause a service disruption to users that are connected to their N3 VPN token. Read more ....
Not a lot of people know that (Sep 2016)
For more than a decade N3, the secure national broadband network built and managed for the NHS by BT, Read more ....
Second N3 internet gateway upgrade boosts network security (Sep 2016)
Every successful film seems to have a sequel so why should network security be any different? Read more ....
N3 catalogue fibre data services upgraded to latest broadband technology (Sep 2016)
As part of a regular refresh of services, N3SP and NHS Digital have upgraded three of its fibre to the cabinet services (FTTC) on its catalogue of services available to NHS organisations. Read more ....
Wave 16 of low utilisation project draws to successful conclusion (Sep 2016)
NHS Digital and N3SP will shortly complete Wave 16 of the low utilisation project, helping to save the NHS hundreds of thousands of pounds. Read more ....
N3 Managed Videoconferencing goes from strength to strength (Sep 2016)
With around 550 sites across the NHS using N3’s Managed Videoconferencing, the service has played a key role in helping improve productivity and reduce costs in these financially challenging times. Read more ....
The N3 contract (Jun 2016)
The N3 contract – delivering secure data, voice and video conferencing services, ends on 31st March 2017; Read more ....
N3SP and HSCIC urge self-funded customers to respond to Access Agreement Audit (Apr 2016)
The Health and Social Care Information Centre (HSCIC) and N3SP are currently carrying out an Access Agreement audit of its 532 self-funded customers at 786 sites. This is to make sure that they hold the correct, most up to date organisational data.
N3 Usage During Peak Periods – Communications (Apr 2016)
Analysis into N3 usage has recently been undertaken to better understand the requirements for additional capacity whilst demand is put upon the network, especially during busy periods.
Continued focus of QoS ensures high levels of service on N3 (Apr 2016)
Since it was launched more than 12 years ago, the N3 network has transformed the way the NHS has worked. Today, it underpins many of the services the NHS relies on from transmitting medical images, sending hundreds of thousands of prescriptions electronically each day, to ensuring internet access is available even in times of unprecedented demand and booking appointments. Read more ....