Secure, rapid connections to the HSCN.

Health Connect is a portfolio of managed services that helps you to achieve fast, easy connectivity to the The Health and Social Care Network (HSCN) from a physical site, a cloud environment or your remote user base.

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What we do

How we help healthcare providers

Connecting securely to The Health and Social Care Network (HSCN) gives healthcare workers more time, control, and clarity to help those in need. Delays can cost lives and livelihoods.

Cloud Gateway is proud to be an accredited CN-SP supplier. 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.

Express HSCN solutions

Whether it's a cloud, site or remote user base, we’ll help you securely route your traffic to the HSCN, with low starting bandwidths and rapid deployment.

Tailored SASE platform 

Our PRISM platform brings together the HSCN, multiple site(s), clouds, and data centres, with sophisticated security to protect all your traffic.

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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.

We’ll double check your
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.

We're fast

Connect to the HSCN in minutes, not months

We're secure

All connections are encrypted and totally secure. Security policy is applied consistently from one place, and managed by us.

We're affordable

Connections are affordable, with prices starting at less than £100 per month for 5 Remote Access users.

We're flexible

Other providers force you to over-provision up front, because they can't scale at speed. Increase users and bandwidth instantly, without needing a new contract.

We're the experts

We're one of only 20 accredited CN-SPs able to provide HSCN connections.

"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

Got HSCN questions? Read the FAQ's!

Our FAQ directory answers common questions about HSCN connectivity, compliance, and finding a supplier.

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Get started with HSCN connectivity.

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

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