We are getting used to seeing in the news how the politicians are going to ensure that all the homes and offices in Great Britain are going to have 100% high speed fibre internet access in an ever-decreasing timescale plus the progress of the removal of the existing copper network in an even shorter timescale. Add to this the initial roll out of the various 5G networks, with or without Huawei, plus declared strategy statements that the ‘Internet is Ok’ and ‘Internet First’ for Government data, we have a cocktail of change which is causing both Suppliers and Customers to re-think their own strategy.
When Matt Hancock announced that the NHS will adopt an Internet First strategy, it came as no surprise to those familiar to Public Sector telecommunications.
As time has moved on, the detail of what Internet First actually means is becoming clearer.
In this episode, Lynne Magennis talks to Ian Wilcox of MLL Telecom – one of the SME’s who have been instrumental in transitioning an number of NHS customers from N3 to HSCN.
Lynne Magennis talks to Exponential-e’s Afshin Attari about the the digitising of the UK Health Service, who is being left behind and what the opportunities are.
Across the Public Sector, the proposal to migrate services to the Internet is accepted. HSCN, in many respects, is technology agnostic with additional controls and service assurance that supports NHS drive to digital, therefore Innopsis sees use of the Internet as complementary and not a radical change in direction.
Lynne Magennis talks to Jill Sharples, the Programme Head for the NHS-Digital Internet First Programme.
Patrick Clark (NHS Digital) and Matt Agar (DCMS) talk to Lynne Magennis about fibre connection to all NHS sites
“The baby boom and increased life expectancy are two elements that contribute to the high aging population in the UK. A rise in the aging population puts a lot of pressure on health and social care to provide the necessary services. The Internet of Things (IoT) is one solution to decrease the costs of this care and boost its quality.
In this episode, Lynne Magennis talks to Clive Emmett, the CEO of the Council for Voluntary Services at Uttlesford about how the Council is doing tackling these issues.”