Hospedia has launched a partnership programme to foster more strategic relationships between the company and the hospitals that use its services, which now include real-time patient feedback, electronic meal ordering, and bed management using its bedside communications systems. The programme will enble users to share best practice, suggest new features, and encourage networking.10 January 2013
The Bristol and Weston NHS Purchasing Consortium has awarded a £6m infrastructure contract to NextiraOne. The company will supply and install local area networks, wide area networks and wireless local area networks and associated ICT equipment, fibre optic and twisted pair cabling systems and Microsoft products. Participating NHS bodies can call off against the five-year contract and the framework may be extended to cover trusts in Somerset, Dorset, Avon, Gloucester and Wiltshire. Other services covered by the contract include the supply and installation of Microsoft, Alcatel Lucent and Hewlett Packard products, with full on-going support if required.
7 December 2012