Belfast IT firm Novosco secures £107m NHS contract
A BELFAST IT firm has won a lucrative £107 million contract with the NHS in England.
Managed cloud provider Novosco has secured a deal to manage IT infrastructure and support services for Cambridge University Hospitals (CUH) NHS Foundation Trust. The Trust runs Addenbrooke's and The Rosie maternity hospital and is one of the largest and most digitised Trusts in the UK.
The seven-year contract, worth £107m, will see Novosco provide a range of services to support CUH's award-winning eHospital digital programme and its electronic patient record system, Epic. The deal adds to Novosco's existing portfolio of health sector clients, which already includes a number of UK NHS trusts.
Novosco managing director, Patrick McAliskey outlined his delight at the latest contract win.
“CUH is regarded as one of the leading lights in healthcare digital transformation in the UK and we are delighted that they have chosen Novosco to provide these vitally important IT services," he said.
"We look forward to working with CUH to help them further extend their digital platform and capabilities and to help them provide even better and safer care to patients.”
CUH director of digital, Dr Jag Ahluwalia, added: “We are pleased to confirm our new partnership with Novosco and look forward to working with them to meet the next set of challenges we face in our ambitious and ongoing plan to improve healthcare through technology. The further digital development of our hospital is central to improving care for our patients and providing a better experience for our staff.”
Novosco is a market-leading managed cloud provider with offices in Belfast, Manchester and Dublin. The award-winning firm, which employs over 180 people, solves business challenges for both public and private sector organisations by providing flexible, professional, and tailored IT managed services through its team of industry-leading experts and engineers.