Atos signs 10-year ICT deal with London NHS trust

Written by Rebecca Hill on 5 January 2017 in News
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University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust has chosen Atos to be its primary ICT contractor as the company expands its work with the UK’s health sector.

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UCLH has signed up to Atos for a decade - Photo credit: Flickr, Sebastian Wiertz, CC BY 2,0

The deal, announced today, is for an initial 10 years with the possibility of two 12-month extensions, and has been valued at £130m.

It will see Atos delivering outsourced IT from the trust, which the company said would enhanced the trust’s unified ICT service model.


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Atos is now the primary ICT contractor and systems integrator for the London-based trust, with all transformation services under a managed service agreement.

This includes end-user technology, information security, service desk and private cloud data centre services.

In addition, Atos said there is also a digital transformation element that will soon include architecture and data services.

Atos UK&I senior vice president for health and public sector, Philip Chalmers, said that the company “understand[s] the potential of technology to free up clinicians to deliver enhanced health, wellbeing and patient outcomes”.

Atos has signed contracts with a number of other healthcare bodies, including the acute and mental health trusts and ambulance services.

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