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Procuring and deploying Wi-Fi

04 March 2020

The Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust decided to procure a fully managed solution via Wi-Fi Spark using a dedicated internet circuit and allowing the supplier to install their network equipment (Gateway and router etc.) within its segmented secure network environment (DMZ).

This solution is available across all of the trust’s hospital sites, providing an overall wireless coverage of approximately 80% to 90%.

However, all patient care areas have Wi-Fi coverage.

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Hospital operates with new telephone system

04 March 2020

Set in 52 acres close to Bath city centre, the Royal United Hospital (RUH) serves a population of 500,000 and has 759 beds. 

With 4,500 staff, the hospital is operated by the Royal United Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.

It sought to replace the hospital’s 30-year-old telephone system with a VoIP system and specified that the replacement must have the same features and more.

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The Queen Elizabeth Hospital treats patients to free WiFi

04 March 2020

The Queen Elizabeth Hospital, part of the University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust, only had publicly accessible Wi-Fi in a privately run coffee shop at the entrance area of the hospital, which meant that people couldn’t use the service when on the wards or in the waiting areas.

Nowadays, patients expect a Wi-Fi connection in hospital as they like to be able to stay in touch with friends and family during their treatment.

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Providing touch to patients, visitors and staff alike

04 March 2020

Somerset Partnership NHS Foundation Trust provides a wide range of integrated community health, mental health, learning disability and social care services to people of all ages.

The Trust employs 3,838 staff, has a turnover of £158m and provides services from 13 community hospitals across the county.

It also delivers mental health inpatient services on nine mental health wards.

 

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Met invests in Sepura TETRA terminals

17 February 2020

The Metropolitan Police Service selected Sepura’s SC2 Series of TETRA terminals to replace their existing fleet in an agreement forming one of the largest single orders ever received by the UK-based TETRA specialist manufacturer.

This decision was taken after an extensive trial with the devices across numerous sites with varied teams within the force.

Trial users reported back their strong preference for Sepura SC2 terminals over other suppliers, with positive feedback based around improved performance where coverage was poor and the ease of access to emergency call buttons.

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Falck Fire Services gets VoIP assistance

17 February 2020

Falck is a deliverer of emergency services and has a long, proud history of saving and improving lives across the globe.

Since the company was founded in 1906, a core business has been fire fighting for public authorities and industrial clients.

Falck Fire Services UK delivers a range of services to customers in a variety of industrial manufacturing sectors.

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Ambulance services enhances IT security

17 February 2020

The North East Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust (NEAS) operates across Northumberland, Tyne and Wear, County Durham, Darlington and Teesside.

It provides emergency care services to respond to 999 calls and a Patient Transport Service (PTS) for pre-planned non-emergency transport to help patients in the region.

A team of five IT systems senior analysts at NEAS manage 900 endpoints at multiple sites across the northeast of the UK, from the Scottish borders to North Yorkshire.

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Radiocoms assists Derbyshire Fire & Rescue with digital transformation

17 February 2020

Derbyshire Fire & Rescue Service (DFRS) covers a service area of 1,000 square miles, which includes a variety of urban and rural communities, with a population of around one million people.

Its operational area includes the Peak District National Park, underground caverns and historical sites such as Chatsworth House and Bolsover Castle.

The service operates and maintains 31 fire stations, four area offices and has a joint police and fire headquarters in Ripley, Derbyshire.

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Automating Endpoint Management in Critical IT Environments

15 April 2019

Medway NHS Foundation Trust uses baramundi Management Suite to secure and streamline its endpoint management system

Medway NHS Foundation Trust is a public benefit corporation authorised under the National Health Service. Based in Gillingham, it serves more than half a million patients a year across Medway and Swale, including 110,000 emergency department attendances, 62,000 inpatient admissions, and over 325,000 outpatient attendances. With 4,000 plus staff, the trust is one of Medway’s largest employers. In addition, the trust has close to 400 volunteers who provide support through initiatives such as Hospital Radio and the Voluntary Services Department.

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Vital signs poor for Imperial College Healthcare’s SAN

22 February 2019

Imperial College Healthcare NHS, has deployed Tintri’s flash storage systems as a central piece in its virtualisation strategy. Since deployment, it’s claimed the health trust has seen notable benefits including increased storage performance and capacity, as well as a reduction of downtime and administration.

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