until N3 connectivity expires
HSCN Made Simple
HSCN will provide a secure and reliable mechanism for end users to access and exchange electronic information, anywhere, anytime and across any device. It will provide a reliable, efficient and flexible way for health and care organisations to access and exchange electronic information, while at the same time reducing costs and complexity.
HSCN network connectivity boasts many advantages over existing N3 connectivity, it is:
- Faster – N3 was considered slow and legacy; HSCN will deliver more modern services such as VDI and VoIP. Also, there will be no longer any need to wait for changes to the network core to allow organisations to exchange data.
- Cheaper – HSCN is cheaper than N3, and UKCloud Health will pass on the savings back to the NHS
- Flexible – HSCN will have multiple network providers providing marketplace competition, and enabling UKCloud Health to source the best provider for HSCN connectivity.
Find out more in our 12 facts about the Health and Social Care Network cheat sheet here.
5 key reasons to choose UKCloud Health for HSCN
UKCloud Health – We take the headache out of HSCN
Your one stop shop for faster and cheaper connectivity.
By having HSCN natively connected into our Cloud platforms, UKCloud Health has effectively procured HSCN connectivity on your behalf, and can present it to you without the long lead times that are usually associated with purchasing connectivity.
Simply send us your HSCN Connection Agreement signed by NHS Digital, and we can connect you to HSCN within 1 working day.
Don’t have time to wait for a Connection Agreement? Don’t worry, by signing up to use UKCloud, we automatically cover you with the Connection Agreement terms from NHS Digital, without you having to wait for your own Connection Agreement, meaning you can get online even quicker!
If you are currently using N3, we will work with your organisation to set your migration plans in action. We’ll provide an assured journey to HSCN, and utilise our experience and knowledge of N3 to support your transition.
New applications in the cloud will instantly be able to take advantage of HSCN connectivity from UKCloud Health.
Our HSCN connectivity will be provided with unlimited usage, giving you unrestricted access to our entire multi-Cloud ecosystem, with onward connections to government networks such as PSN, RLI and Janet as well as the internet, because we realise that HSCN connectivity is only the beginning – it’s what you do with it that matters.
What are you waiting for?
Complete the enquiry form below, and enable us to help start your journey to HSCN.