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HSCN case studies
Case studies from users of the Health and Social Care Network (HSCN), the data network for health and care organisations.
You can find links to stories of how some organisations are migrating to HSCN and taking advantage of the opportunities this has created on our News and Events page.
A selection of external stories, on HSCN migrations to date can be found below:
Earl Mountbatten Hospice were one of the first organisations to connect to HSCN, taking part in the HSCN early adopters scheme.
Humber NHS Foundation Trust used migration to HSCN as an opportunity to rationalise their existing network design, creating increased network capacity to support patient care.
How University Hospitals Plymouth NHS Trust have successfully migrated to better, faster and cheaper data network connectivity by replacing their legacy N3 services with new Health and Social Care Network (HSCN) services.
Sectra provide hospitals across the country with a portal for the transfer of medical images and reports. Here they explain how HSCN will allow them to provide a faster, safer, better quality service for clinicians.
This case study demonstrates the benefits of adopting HSCN services for Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT).
Rennie Grove Hospice Care is a charity providing care and support for adults and children diagnosed with cancer and other life-limiting illness and their families.
The North East Ambulance Service (NEAS) NHS Foundation Trust were one of the first to migrate to the HSCN. Here they describe how they got there and the benefits they've achieved.
This case study demonstrates how Technomed, a provider of digital cardiology diagnostic services, successfully replaced their Transition Network (formerly N3) services with new Health and Social Care Network (HSCN) services.
This case study describes how regional collaboration with MLL Telecom is delivering interoperable services across Suffolk, Norfolk and Cambridgeshire.
Swindon Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) has successfully achieved faster and more resilient network connectivity with new Health and Social Care Network (HSCN) services.
This case study demonstrates how Moorfields Eye Hospital is now able to transfer large image files smoothly across the network at all sites following migration to HSCN.
Following their migration to HSCN Birmingham Women's and Children's hospital have seen increased network speeds and faster access to cloud and internet based services.
This case study shows how NYnet, a small not for profit organisation owned by North Yorkshire County Council, connected all NHS sites across rural North Yorkshire.
Following migration to HSCN, Marie Stopes are no longer restricted to connectivity at a single site, and can access national services at all locations allowing for real time clinical decision making.
Migrating to HSCN has enabled North East Lincolnshire CCG to respond to additional demands for remote primary care services during the pandemic, such as video consultation services. HSCN has also enabled additional primary care services to be delivered remotely such as supporting care homes and optometry services.
NHS organisations migrating to HSCN have achieved significant cost savings of 60%. By providing increased bandwidth, and more responsive and resilient connections, HSCN has enabled each region to plan for new technology projects such as video consultations.