Connected healthcare, securely delivered.

When it comes to health and social care, delays can cost lives and livelihoods. The HSCN provides a solution for hospitals, medical centres and GPs to collaborate and access services over a single secure, high-speed network. As a result, healthcare workers gain more time, control, and clarity to help those in need. We work with organisations to ensure all HSCN connection services are ideally set up for their needs.

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HSCN connection, made simple

How to connect to the HSCN.

We’ll help connect you to the HSCN, without the headaches. In order for Cloud Gateway to connect you, you’ll need to sign up to the terms of the HSCN Connection Agreement.

Sign the HSCN Connection agreement

If you think you’ve signed the HSCN Connection Agreement (which replaced the NHS N3 network in 2018), search either using your organisation name or ODS code. If you don't know it, find it here.

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Request an invitation if you haven’t received anything

If you haven't yet received an invitation to complete your Connection Agreement, contact to request access to their online portal.

Submit your agreement to NHS Digital

Once you have access to the NHS Digital online portal, sign your Connection Agreement and submit it to NHS Digital.

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HSCN Agreement

As a trusted HSCN network provider, Cloud Gateway will validate that you've signed up to the terms of the HSCN Connection Agreement before connecting your environments to HSCN.

Solving your HSCN connection challenges.

Our HSCN commodities solve specific connectivity issues found in private and public health sectors, which is why the NHS lists us as a trusted supplier

We’ll help you to:

From linking patient records and remote users, to shifting all data centres to cloud, we’ll help you securely route your traffic.

For certainty that systems perform at their best, now and in the future. By adopting our HSCN platform, or migrating from N3 to HSCN, NHS Digital services are accessible from anywhere.

Whether you need a simple HSCN connection to a secure NHS network or a more advanced connectivity platform, our flexible, scalable solutions work to your specific requirements.

Our portal provides full visibility of your network traffic and security configurations and allows you to keep track of network performance and usage.

Out-of-date systems are a drain on finances and resources. By switching to our scalable, affordable solution, you’ll ensure your money is spent where it will add most value.

Prevent evolving cyber risks with secure networking. Choose how you protect your network, with granular control over policies and governance.

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How we help healthcare providers

Cloud Gateway is proud to be a HSCN-compliant supplier. Our solutions connect your site(s), cloud, and on-premise environments to the HSCN, helping you stay ahead in a post-pandemic world. With fast, secure access to the HSCN, you can reach all your essential NHS services, no matter where you are. 

And, when your systems function smoothly and securely, you can help those in need more efficiently. Future-proof your health organisation today, without waiting for any installation charges or unreasonable lead times (ours are usually between two and five working days).

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"We were ready to launch – however, other potential HSCN connectivity solutions were proving to be a huge blocker. And then within a matter of days, or even hours, we had it - thanks to the Cloud Gateway team. We were very impressed by the speed, quality and customer service we received."

Tom Keble / CTO at X-Lab

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With scalable bandwidth and additional security options, no long lead times or installation charges, HSCN connection puts the power of choice and flexibility back in your hands.

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