Today SalesAgility and the Apperta Foundation announced their partnership to deliver SuiteCRM NHS Edition. Based upon the award winning open source SuiteCRM application the enterprise ready CRM application is now available on the Apperta Github for general use across the NHS, Local Authorities , health and care related sectors.
Led by clinicians, the Apperta Foundation is a not-for-profit, non-dividend paying Community Interest Company that brings open products and services to market that truly transform the delivery of care for professionals and people.
Bill Aylward, Chair of the Apperta Foundation CIC commented “The partnership between SalesAgility and Apperta will ensure that NHS organisations can quickly and effectively deliver an out of the box, highly functional, open source CRM solution.”
SuiteCRM is an award-winning enterprise-class, powerful, customisable, free and open source Customer Relationship Management (CRM) application maintained by SalesAgility. Some of the world’s largest companies are choosing SuiteCRM in preference to the last generation of applications. SuiteCRM delivers the same functionality with greatly reduced deployment costs and as every line of code is open source its completely free to use. SuiteCRM won the BOSSIE Award in both 2015 and 2016 for the world’s best Open Source CRM
Based on the most recent version of SuiteCRM, the SuiteCRM NHS edition is fully customisable to suit the needs of any individual health organisations and departments. The application is open source and so is freely available to download, distribute and modify, without any charge, saving thousands on users subscriptions which are charged by most CRM applications. SalesAgility, the authors and maintainers of SuiteCRM are G-Cloud 8 approved suppliers.
The SuiteCRM NHS edition has all features, functionality and modules readily available when downloaded ensuring everyone can utilise every feature and functionality straight away. This enterprise ready CRM solution can deployed in a local or cloud based platform and has no user restrictions.
Greg Soper, CEO of SalesAgility commented “As one of our large international clients stated, SuiteCRM is a game changer. Award winning, world-leading and enterprise-class, SuiteCRM is open source and completely free. This means that implementation budgets can be focused on where the real value is – alignment with processes, training of users and ongoing support. A SuiteCRM implementation project is always going to be radically less expensive than the traditional alternatives. For this reason, we’re delighted work in partnership with the Apperta Foundation. Transforming the cost profile of IT projects while delivering exceptional solutions is a win-win for the NHS”
SalesAgility are also there to support deployments making available various training options for its implementation. Staff can be trained both on-site or by remote training sessions. There is also a number of dedicated CRM support options available depending on each individual organisations requirement.
SuiteCRM NHS Editions is available to download and use for free on GitHub – https://github.com/AppertaFoundation/SuiteCRM-NHS-Edition
G-Cloud 8 is a framework agreement between the government and suppliers to ensure a quality of service is maintained and consistency in pricing and specific due diligence has been performed on the organisations who form part of the G-Cloud 8 framework.
Code4Health is an initiative supported by NHS England to enable the sharing of information between health professionals and to make the best use to be made of digital tools and technology to deliver safe, high quality, efficient and compassionate care.