The new Microsoft agreement will be available from 15 June 2020 and run to April 2023. Organisations are able to access the new terms by completing a Participation Agreement. Organisations must fully implement all agreed elements of the deal by no later than October 2021.
Under the N365 arrangement, local organisations will continue to be responsible for buying their own software from their usual licensing partners and managing their own cyber security.
NHS Digital will provide the central coordination point moving forward. For further information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 0300 303 5678.