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Sussex Health Informatics Service (Sussex HIS) provides IT and informatics services to NHS organisations in Sussex as well as providing some services in the wider South East.

We are an NHS member organisation operated by and on behalf of the Trusts we serve.

Find out more about us

We provide a range of healthcare IT services that can be summarised as:

- Corporate services

- Information services

- Professional services

- Technical services

We also provide ad hoc advice and consultancy in all areas of informatics including management and delivery of informatics services.

Find out more about our services


Risk Prediction Tool

Sussex Combined Predictive Model (SPOKE) - the Sussex Combined model is locally tailored risk prediction tool used by a number of healthcare Trusts in Sussex, Kent and Essex, and is recommended by the Department of Health as an alternative to the national combined model.

See here for further information or email colinstyles@nhs.net.


Our website

As we primarily provide services to NHS customers our public website presence is limited.

If, however, you work within the NHS you can access more information through nww.sussexhis.nhs.uk.

Vision and values

Our vision
To be the leading provider of IT for NHS healthcare organisations.

Our mission
Enable quality patient care by providing  responsive, productive and innovative IT services to NHS healthcare organisations.

We achieve this by building collaborative relationships with our partners, working effectively as a team, developing our expertise looking ahead and building on our proven NHS healthcare experience.

Our values
Belief in NHS; Partnership; Quality and productivity; Innovation; Respect.

Information for suppliers


There are no current procurement opportunities.


Sussex HIS use the PASA framework recruitment agencies only.

All our jobs are advertised on NHS Jobs.

Accessing our services

If you are a customer or user of Sussex HIS services and you require support please call
0845 845 4488. This service is available 9am-5pm weekdays.

Please note this telephone number is only for customers; it will not take any commercial or other calls.

If your call is outside of these hours and is an emergency, you can access these services through your local trust arrangements.

Non-emergency calls can be logged online here at any time.

Awards and accreditation

- British Standard 25999 (Business Continuity)

- Investors in People

- Bench marking by Gartner found Sussex HIS to provide one of the highest levels of productivity achievable within given resources.

- ASSIST award for most significant contribution to developing health informatics.

- Member of the NHS Informatics Benchmarking Club.

- Winner of IITT (Institute of IT Training) bronze award.

 Emergency updates


In the event of a Major Incident, updates will be posted here.

Page last updated 30 July 2012