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HSCN – Driving additional value over your connection

Posted by Mark Hall | 29 Nov 2017, 17:20 PM

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In this blog, Mark Hall discusses how Redcentric is already delivering real live HSCN Connectivity services to organisations and the additional services they are looking to overlay on their HSCN connection to drive additional communication and collaboration for their end users.

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Health and Social Care coming together through HSCN

Posted by Mark Hall | 18 Sep 2017, 13:55 PM

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In this blog, in advance of ‘peak N3/HSCN migration’ season, Mark Hall looks at some of the exciting projects and use cases that NHS organisations and clinicians may be using their HSCN connectivity for as well as how this more comprehensive, accurate data will transform how we care for people and treat patients.

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Green light spells opportunity for public sector

Posted by Mark Halpin | 7 Aug 2017, 12:40 PM

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With recent research saying that NHS Trusts spent less on Cloud in 2016 in comparison to 2015 we discuss how Government Digital Service's Technology Code of Practice on public sector use of the Public Cloud could transform Cloud consumption for healthcare organisations and what Redcentric are doing to allow healthcare to transact with Public Cloud providers securely.

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How can the NHS use wearable data to create benefits for patients?

Posted by Mark Hall | 23 May 2017, 14:33 PM

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In this blog, Mark Hall explains how data from technology apps and smartphones can help in the diagnosis of medical health problems to best advise health care professionals.

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Dynamic communication and collaboration in the NHS

Posted by Phil Moore | 4 May 2017, 11:57 AM

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Joining up NHS and the wider social care network starts with improving communication between all organisations. Without effective communications strategies in place, teams cannot collaborate and response times for patients increase. There’s a better way to communicate and collaborate – and as part of the NHS’ digital transformation, new technologies around connectivity and communications tools are coming into play to better join up health services.

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Why is the public sector looking up to the Cloud

Posted by Mark Hall | 28 Apr 2017, 12:05 PM

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Government departments are under pressure to drive efficiencies whilst adhering to directives such as Cloud First. However due to heavily integrated systems, legacy applications, ageing hardware and software, public sector organisations are facing barriers when looking to benefit from the latest technology innovations. We look at how, the Public Sector can transition into the Cloud securely and effectively.

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Tuning up for DevOps

Posted by Jonathan Birch | 25 Apr 2017, 09:31 AM

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As more businesses look to take on a DevOps approach to increase agility and development processes we discuss what DevOps is, how businesses are transforming their performance from taking up this mindset and how that is being translated into IT processes.

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Infrastructure Transformation across the NHS

Posted by Phil Moore | 23 Mar 2017, 10:56 AM

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Technology underpins every part of the NHS’ transformation. From enabling better patient-provider relationships through to streamlining operations, from sector-specific applications to industry standard components, technology plays the central role in the NHS’ digital transformation. And that’s part of the issue.

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Integrated Care and Social Care

Posted by Phil Moore | 23 Feb 2017, 09:56 AM

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With changes in the way NHS care is being delivered, Phil Moore discusses how the NHS are moving towards an Integrated Care and Social Care approach. He looks at how sharing data ultimately leads to sharing insights to drive a more cohesive service and increased care to patients.

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Improving Patient Engagement in the NHS

Posted by Phil Moore | 9 Feb 2017, 11:34 AM

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The NHS is moving to a self-service model for patients - to streamline services and also improve the overall patient experience. Technology has the power to change the experience for patients at each step of their health journey. This blog looks at improving patient engagement in the NHS.

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Digitising the NHS and connecting to AWS

Posted by Anton Murphy | 31 Jan 2017, 09:29 AM

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As hybrid and public cloud demand rises Redcentric will be continuing to help healthcare organisations to leverage AWS Cloud. Redcentric will be helping AWS customers that require N3 connectivity when consuming public cloud services.

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Why cybersecurity for the NHS is critical

Posted by Mark Hall | 24 Jan 2017, 11:52 AM

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The NHS is currently facing the second highest number of cyber security related incidents on record. As patient data is becoming increasingly more valuable to criminals and the rate at which attacks take place continues to grow, cyber security is now as critical as ever.

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HSCN: Hear all about it

Posted by Phil Moore | 13 Jan 2017, 11:15 AM

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Later this year many organisations will be starting the transition from the NHS's N3 network to HSCN. In advance of the move to the new network Phil Moore, Redcentric's NHS Account Director, looks at the drivers for the move.

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What next following the expiration of GCF contracts?

Posted by Peter Nailer | 2 Nov 2016, 12:42 PM

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Following the Government Secure Intranet Convergence Framework (GCF) closing and GCF contracts coming to an end we look at the issues, contractual obligations and support problems that arise when the contracts meet their termination date as well as suggested remedy advice for public sector organisations who find themselves in this situation.

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Bespoke IT solutions for the Public Sector

Posted by Peter Nailer | 13 Oct 2016, 11:12 AM

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With the growing uptake of procurement through G-Cloud being used to drive business efficiencies and cost savings, some skill gaps can lead to investment where a ‘one size fits all’ solution may not be fit for purpose. Peter Nailer discusses how bespoke IT solutions and a hybrid approach can provide the flexible scalability and low implementation costs required by public sector as they transition to the Cloud.

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Paving the way towards the 'Cloud first' digital mandate

Posted by Mark Hall | 28 Sep 2016, 09:48 AM

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It has been over three years since the government announced its 'Cloud first' digital mandate for the public sector however a recent survey shockingly revealed that two-fifths of councils across the UK still have no Cloud strategy in place. In this blog, Mark Hall looks at how public sector organisations are slowly coming around to the Cloud.

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Living the G-Cloud dream

Posted by Peter Nailer | 22 Aug 2016, 11:58 AM

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Redcentric's G-Cloud dream is very much alive and well and continuing to open doors to the UK public sector for SMEs across the country. In this blog, Peter Nailer looks at how Redcentric have tailored their G-Cloud offering to mirror the development of the solution. By constantly reviewing and refining our offerings dependant on the client requirements, Peter explains how, with continued support and development, G-Cloud has the potential to offer SMEs so much more.

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Why we should let G-Cloud lead by example

Posted by Peter Nailer | 21 Mar 2016, 16:39 PM

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Having hit the landmark figure of £1billion in sales, the G-Cloud framework has clearly put cloud at the forefront of innovation within the public sector. This blog looks at that success of the G-Cloud framework discussing how it has not only benefitted the bigger organisations but also the smaller vendors working in the public sector.

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G-Clouds success goes beyond the numbers

Posted by Mark Hall | 24 Feb 2016, 15:03 PM

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As the G-Cloud and Digital Services frameworks announce that they have broken the billion-pound barrier in sales our direct of public sector, Mark Hall, looks at the wider lessons that can be learnt when acquiring Government ICT.

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The EU-US data sharing agreement

Posted by Mark Hall | 16 Feb 2016, 14:00 PM

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With news that European commissioners have agreed to a new framework that ensures data security rights to EU citizens when their data is held by US organisations, Mark Hall discusses if this new framework should make the UK Government any more trusting of the public cloud.

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