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Aberdeenshire Joint Equipment Service now Live on ELMS2

After a busy few weeks of activity on both sides of the border, Ethitec are pleased to announce that the Aberdeenshire Joint Equipment Service (JES) has just gone live on the company’s ELMS2 system.

Centred in Inverurie, with a number of fixed and mobile satellite stores located throughout Aberdeenshire, the JES is a community equipment service funded by Aberdeenshire Health and Social Care partnership providing home equipment needs for Aberdeenshire residents. Aberdeenshire currently has a population of circa 250,000 with approximately 100,000 domestic properties.

ELMS2 is a leading software solution that is widely used across the UK, supporting the efficient management of Community Equipment Services, Wheelchair Services, and other areas of NHS and Social Care supplies provision. The system provides comprehensive functionality to manage the equipment stocking, ordering, distribution, maintenance, and recycling processes at the JES. To aid the rollout of the new system, Ethitec also provided a range of professional services, including data migration, training, consultancy, and handholding work, together with ongoing support and hosting.

Ethitec were initially tasked with getting the core system up and running in a short timeframe of just a few weeks in order to ensure continuity with the imminent expiry of the Council’s existing system contract looming. As the dust settles on the ELMS2 go-live, the JES and Ethitec will now be tackling a roadmap of further process improvements, functionality launches and system integration tasks over the coming weeks.

Newcastle City Loan Equipment Service to use ELMS2

Ethitec are excited to report more success for ELMS2 in the North East of England with the news that the Newcastle upon Tyne Hospital NHS Foundation Trust has commissioned their ELMS2 system to manage the activities of their Community Equipment Service.

Newcastle City Loan Equipment Service (NCLES) provides equipment to support adults and children with their daily living and nursing needs in their own homes. Based at the Geoffrey Rhodes Centre in Byker, the Service installs, maintains, repairs, decontaminates and recycles a wide range of equipment to increase the safety and independence of Newcastle residents in their home environments.

The ELMS2 system commissioned by the Trust will provide NCLES with a comprehensive set of easy to use software functions specifically designed to manage the administrative, warehousing, servicing, and distribution activities of the Service. Ethitec will also be providing a set of technical, training, and consultancy services to help ensure a successful transition over to ELMS2, together with secure, high-performance cloud hosting.

Mike Weatherall, Operations Manager at Ethitec, said: “The North East continues to be a particularly successful area for us, and we’re obviously delighted that NCLES have joined the other ELMS2 customers that we have in the region. We’re looking forward to welcoming the team at the Geoffrey Rhodes Centre in to our ELMS2 user community, and to helping them establish some rapid benefits from their investment in our proven solution.”

AJM Healthcare now live with ELMS2

Ethitec are proud to announce that they are now working with AJM Healthcare (AJM), who have commissioned the ELMS2 system to help manage their portfolio of integrated Wheelchair Service contracts. AJM is a leading integrated wheelchair service provider for the NHS, providing high quality, outcome-led services to a population of over 2 million, and was the first company in the UK to be awarded CECOPS accreditation for integrated wheelchair services, widely acknowledged as the gold standard for quality in the sector. AJM currently employs over 275 people, ranging from specialised therapists to field service engineers.

ELMS2 is a comprehensive, proven software solution that supports the efficient management of Wheelchair Services, Community Equipment Services, and other areas of NHS and Social Care supplies provision. It offers comprehensive integrated, modular facilities to manage patients, referrals, waiting lists, appointments, assessments, stock, journeys, purchasing, servicing, and repairs. ELMS2 is also a CECOPS Approved Software Solution.

The first four of AJM’s integrated contracts (Milton Keynes, Cambridge & Peterborough, Lincoln and Derbyshire ) have now successfully gone live on ELMS2. Ethitec will be working closely with the AJM project team over the next few months to ensure a successful transition to the system across the remainder of their integrated Wheelchair Service contract portfolio.

Guy Eatherington, Business Development and Customer Relations Director at AJM commented  “We are delighted with the support that Ethitec have provided during the implementation from the structure and project support and custom system design changes completed to tailor ELMS2 to our specific requirements – thank you to Mike and your team”

Inverclyde Council to use ELMS2

Healthcare IT provider Ethitec has been awarded another contract to deliver its ELMS2 software solution to a Community Equipment Service (CES) in Scotland.

We are very pleased to announce that we have been awarded a contract by Inverclyde Council to implement ELMS2, following a detailed competitive tendering process. Through this process, Ethitec and the ELMS2 system were evaluated against the market in various areas including System functionality, Security standards, the quality of our Implementation services, our Data Migration services, and of course, our pricing. The Council’s project team also visited several other CES in the region as part of their evaluations.

Inverclyde is located in West Central Scotland covering an area of 61 square miles stretching along the south bank of the estuary of the River Clyde, with a population of just under 80,000 largely based around the main towns of Greenock, Port Glasgow and Gourock. The CES, which is based at the Inverclyde Centre for Independent Living in Greenock, provides equipment and adaptations to allow people to live safely and independently in their own homes.

ELMS2 is a comprehensive software solution that is widely used across the UK, supporting the efficient management of CES and other areas of NHS and Social Care supplies provision. Ethitec has always been proud of our track record of collaborating with CES across Scotland through the provision of ELMS2, and we continue to support a dedicated, long-standing, and well attended User Group for our Scottish Customers.

Northumbria JELS Go Live with ELMS2

Ethitec are delighted to announce that the Northumberland Joint Equipment Loan Service (JELS) has recently gone live on the ELMS2 system. Hosted by the Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust, JELS provide equipment to meet both social and health needs in the County from their Cramlington based stores. This vital service delivers many thousands of pieces of community equipment to people in Northumberland each year to help residents live independently at home, and facilitate their safe discharge from hospital. The equipment provided offers assistance to people in the community with their bathing, toileting, sleeping, walking and daily living needs, offering protection from accidents, and providing assistance to help with the carrying out of day to day tasks.

ELMS2 is a leading software solution that is widely used across the UK, supporting the efficient management of Community Equipment Services, Wheelchair Services, and other areas of NHS and Social Care supplies provision. The system provides functionality to manage the equipment ordering, distribution, maintenance, and recycling processes at JELS. As well as installing the ELMS2 software, Ethitec provided a range of professional services to JELS, including data migration, training, consultancy, and handholding, together with ongoing support and hosting.