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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N3 Videoconferencing – encouraging innovation and saving money (Nov 2014)
Since it was launched more than four years ago, N3 Videoconferencing has been encouraging greater innovation and more efficient ways of working while at the same time improving patient outcomes.
Positive prognosis for N3 WebEx (Nov 2014)
NHS sites across North West London are pioneering the use of N3 WebEx conferencing services to help them work more efficiently. The service saves time and money by cutting down on unproductive and unnecessary travel, and thereby increases clinical capacity.
Change of date for N3 User Forum (Oct 2014)
The N3 User Forum, scheduled to take place on 11 and 12 November at Austin Court, Birmingham, has been postponed and will be rescheduled to a later date in the New Year.
N3 Voice goes from strength to strength (Jun 2014)
N3 Voice, one of the first value-added services to be introduced on N3, is going from strength to strength, offering NHS organisations of all sizes the opportunity to enjoy cheaper voice services that are simpler and easier to manage than in-house solutions.
N3 21CN upgrade – steady progress but more still to do (Jun 2014)
The programme to upgrade N3 centrally-funded legacy services to Next Generation Access Services, ensuring that the NHS remains underpinned by a world-class network, is well underway and good progress has been made over the past few months.
Update on N3 service arrangements (Jun 2014)
An agreement to continue to fund the N3 service from April 2014 has now been established by the Department of Health, the Cabinet Office, NHS England and the Health and Social Care Information Centre (HSCIC).
Cornwall’s latest CoIN refresh provides Council with a Public Service Network using N3 (Jun 2014)
The latest evolution of Cornwall and the Isle of Scilly’s N3 Community of Interest Network (CoIN) creates a Public Service Network (PSN) that, for the first time, has council and health services using a common network infrastructure.
Update on N3 service arrangements (Apr 2014)
An agreement to continue to fund the N3 service from April 2014 has been established. Read more ....
Important action to take - access control list templates (Feb 2014)
The wide-ranging changes to the organisational structure of the NHS in England brought about by the health reforms has led to creation of new organisations, such as clinical commissioning groups (CCGs), and the abolition of others, for example primary care trusts. Read more ....
Important notice for virtual private network (VPN) remote access users (Jan 2014)
N3 will be performing a change to its remote access service (RAS/VPN) core network between 22.00 on 04/03/2014 and 02.00 on 05/03/2014. This change will only affect RAS/VPN users trying to connect (authenticate) to the network using their VPN Tokens. Any VPN users that are already connected and authenticated will not get disconnected by this change. This change will result in four short (5-10 minute) outages to the single user VPN token services where users may not be able to authenticate to the network. Read more ....