Stronger GP services are the cornerstone of delivering a new deal for primary care and this fund is designed to accelerate investment in infrastructure to enable the improvement and expansion of joined-up out of hospital care for patients. Suppliers were invited to submit bids for staging and deploying over 2,500 desktop computers and laptops across the Trust and 56 GP practices in Rotherham and surrounding area.
Apogee Desktop Services were awarded the supply and service agreement and started the process of implementing a project plan, working to Prince2 policy standard and tailoring our services to meet the exact needs of the Trust. Apogee carried out a full asset inventory of the new and cascaded IT equipment capturing the basics; specification of the assets, where they reside, serial numbers, details of new, cascaded and recycled equipment. This ensured that the Trust retained an accurate, up-to-date view of owned hardware and software assets, so that at any time they can see an “actual state” of the PC and laptop estate.