Managed service supplier Redcentric plc has introduced the profitable supply of the brand new NHS Peering Trade Service, which permits service suppliers and healthcare professionals entry to a wide range of healthcare programs and information.
The Peering Trade Service varieties a key provide chain element inside its IT infrastructure. It does this by supporting an impartial community connection between the Well being and Social Care Community (HSCN), opening up entry for professionals.
Cem Ahmet, COO at Redcentric, mentioned: “It is a vital piece of nationwide infrastructure, and we worth the belief positioned in us to ship it, so it’s with nice delight that we will now announce that it’s been efficiently accomplished.
“We get pleasure from a detailed working relationship with the crew at NHS Digital and the supply of this undertaking demonstrates that we’re a trusted associate and a ‘protected pair of palms’ with the expertise, data and other people to securely ship tasks just like the Peering Trade for the NHS.”
A bunch of 20 telecommunications organisations, generally known as HSCN Shopper Community Service Suppliers (CNSPs), present safe entry to HSCN. This enables NHS prospects who’re utilizing totally different HSCN suppliers to speak.
Redcentric was initially awarded the Peer Trade Service contract in 2017 and in 2021 was profitable in bidding for the supply of the alternative service, when the primary contract ended.
It took 12 months for the undertaking to be constructed, together with the implementation of a brand new platform which ensured the seamless migration of all 20 CNSPs.
Patrick Clark, director of infrastructure at NHS Digital, mentioned: “I’m delighted to verify the profitable implementation of the alternative HSCN Peering Trade Service, which has occurred with out impacting service to HSCN customers.”