NHS Digital’s HSCN Dynamic Purchasing System framework has gone live, and the government is keen to get smaller services providers signed up
We welcome news that the Crown Commercial Service (CCS) has launched the Health and Social Care Network (HSCN) Access Framework, one of the key routes to market for suppliers delivering new telecoms services to the health and social care sector. Delivering on schedule, this marks a key milestone in the commercial journey taken by NHS Digital to implement the next generation of connectivity services for health and social care users.
The landmark DPS, which will allow new HSCN compliant suppliers to join at any
time, is due to go live on November 24
From UKAuthority – Framework for connectivity to Health and Social Care Network planned to go live in late November
Public sector organisations need to adopt software-defined networking to deliver more agile and resilient networks that bring fit-for-purposes services to users and citizens
HSCN is thought to be the largest network infrastructure programme the UK will see over the next few years, potentially supporting up to 100,000 connections across the public healthcare sector.