This agreement utilises a Dynamic Purchasing System (DPS), which is a public sector sourcing tool for services and goods. It is similar to an electronic framework, but new suppliers can join at any time. The Crown Commercial Service (CCS) worked together with NHS Digital and industry to develop the HSCN Access Services DPS, which offers a number of key benefits for both customers and suppliers:
A dynamic and competitive marketplace
Compete requirements for network services in a changing marketplace – resulting in improved consumer choice and improved value for money.
HSCN Compliant connectivity services
Provides access to the services customers need, enabling secure sharing of information with other health and social care bodies.
Including PSN connectivity, cloud access, ISP services, Virtual Routing and Forwarding (VRF), network access and security, Virtual Private Networks (VPN), firewalls, and intrusion prevention & detection.
Transition and implementation support.
Contact the account team for your government sector through the dedicated BT frameworks helpdesk to talk through the details and place your orders.
Speak to your BT account manager or email our dedicated frameworks helpdesk at firstname.lastname@example.org
Or call us on 0800 328 8077.
CCS brings together policy, advice, and direct buying; providing commercial services to the public sector and saving money for the taxpayer.