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27th May 2021

GMSS has been awarded Level 2 accreditation by the National Finance Leadership Council as part of the Future-Focused Finance Towards Excellence Accreditation process.

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23rd March 2021

We are pleased to announce that ISO 27001 certification has been awarded across the whole organisation.

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8th February 2021

On Wednesday 3 February, a COVID-19 testing site for key workers opened at Manchester Town Hall and The Care Gateway team were an important part of making this happen.

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27th October 2020

Congratulations to the NHS Greater Manchester Shared Services (GMSS) IT Service Desk for retaining a four-star rating by the Service Desk Institute (SDI), for the second year running.

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23rd June 2020

We are pleased to announce that the GMSS IT team has recently achieved ISO 27001 certification, having successfully gone through the independent accreditation process. This makes us one of, if not the first NHS organisation to achieve this.

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10th June 2020

Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, the NHS Greater Manchester Shared Services (GMSS) IT team has seen a significant increase in demand for IT support. March saw the start of thousands of our CCG and primary care customers, plus our own staff, moving out of their offices and health care settings and the need for them to be able to work from home. A huge challenge for the GMSS IT team, but together we’ve made it happen and provided the IT support required to help primary care continue across Greater Manchester throughout the COVID-19 crisis.

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28th May 2020

The GMSS IT team has been working closely with Greater Manchester Health and Social Care Partnership and Health Innovation Manchester on expanding and monitoring data feeds into the GM Integrated Digital Care Records system (GM Care Record), to improve access to patient information across care settings in response to the COVID-19 situation. This system, also referred to as Graphnet, is hosted and supported by GMSS in the GMSS Data Centre.

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23rd April 2020

As the NHS faces one of the biggest challenges it has ever faced, we want to say a huge thank you to all of our NHS, health and social care colleagues, other vital key workers and of course our wonderful staff.

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9th April 2020

We are pleased to announce that GMSS has achieved Microsoft Gold Partner status in the Datacentre Competency.

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28th February 2020

Staff from across GMSS have just completed the 100 day Virgin Pulse Global Challenge, a virtual journey around the world that encourages you to take at least 10,000 steps a day.

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