HSCN - Get Connected to the Health and Social Care Network

Reliable, secure, affordable connectivity

Having a robust and secure connection is more than important; it's critical.

NHS Digital's Health and Social Care Network is a modern, multi-supplier replacement of the legacy single-supplier N3 network. The new network ensures a more cost-effective way to connect your organisation and share information with other health and social care organisations, securely. 

As an accredited HSCN connectivity supplier, we can deliver seamless connectivity to organisations including health-focused startups, Health/Medical SaaS providers, online pharmacies and other healthcare service providers. 

Why get your HSCN connection from hSo?

Great Value-for-Money

Get significant cost savings compared to N3/transition network. Increase your network capacity without spending more.

Flexible Agile Supplier

We serve 600 customers so get to know many customers well. Unlike large ISPs, we have flexibility to tailor our services to meet your individual requirements. 

Multiple Networks

We carefully select and combine connections from the UK's top network operators in order to save you money, increase your options and improve resilience.

Trusted by Major Organisations

Our customers include Companies House, the Department for Work and Pensions, the Salvation Army, the Daily Mirror (Reach Plc) and GAME.

More Than Just an ISP

Capitalise on your HSCN connection with hSo's extensive range of cloud, telephony and IT security services. hSo is an AWS, Microsoft and VMware partner.

Procurement Friendly

We're an HSCN Consumer Network Service Provider, a Crown Commercial Service supplier for RM3808 lots 1 & 3, and we're on the G-Cloud 13 framework.

Telecoms Expertise

Use your new HSCN-connected WAN to cut your organisation's phone bill. hSo delivers SIP trunks, hosted PBXs, ISDN circuits and analogue phone lines.

High Availability Options

Our carrier resilience options come with a 100% availability SLA. We connect to the HSCN peering exchange multiple times in multiple data centres.

Certified Security

hSo's network is independently audited for compliance with ISO 27001 requirements and regularly undergoes penetration testing.

Public Cloud Connectivity

Take advantage of the cloud by adding secure dedicated private connections to AWS, Azure, Google, Salesforce, Oracle Cloud, IBM Cloud or Office 365.

24/7 Support & Monitoring

Our specialists are on hand to fix any connection problems. Our monitoring systems watch like a hawk, highlighting issues before they can become serious.

Cybersecurity Options

We can encrypt the traffic flowing between your sites, give authorised staff secure remote access and protect your network from malware & DDoS attacks.


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