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Project Title/Reference

idesktop Roll-Out To Clinical Areas / SHSW-0761

Project Overview

The project introduces a virtualised desktop environment that utilises a number of technologies, including fast user switching, session persistence, user profile management, single sign-on, tap in/out using NHS smart-cards and desktop virtualisation. This will provide the following benefits:

  • Improved speed of access to clinical data for clinicians
  • Better support for clinicians moving around the hospital, including mobile computing
  • Reduced desktop energy consumption
  • Reduced total cost of ownership
  • Migration from Microsoft XP to Microsoft Windows 7

Key Dates

  • 31/3/13 Business Case Approved
  • 31/3/13 Project Delivery Staff Secured
  • 30/4/13 Procurement/delivery of initial hardware/software licences
  • 31/5/13 Installation/configuration of initial hardware/software
  • 1/6/13 Implementation Start
  • 31/7/13 Emergency Medicine CSC Roll-out completed
  • 31/10/13 Women & Children CSC Roll-out completed
  • 31/11/13 Rheumatology Roll-out completed
  • 31/1/14 MOPRS CSC Roll-out completed
  • 31/1/14 Procurement/delivery of second phase hardware, software and licences
  • 1/2/14 Medicine CSC Roll-out started
  • 1/6/14 Surgery etc. Roll-out – planned start
  • 31/3/16 Post Implementation Review - planned date



Contribution from SHSW Tech Fund


Point of Contact

All media enquiries should be directed to the Communications Team.

  • Tel: 023 9228 6712
  • email: communications@porthosp.nhs.uk

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