Public services in Northern Ireland

Helping organisations to improve outcomes and lives

Delivering innovation and change to help transform services

Despite the challenging worldwide landscape, the Northern Ireland Executive has set itself an ambitious and stretching commitment to build a shared and better future for all. Central to this is a public sector focused on the needs of the citizen and delivering high quality and efficient public services.

Making a difference

Sopra Steria has long standing and trusted relationships across the Northern Ireland Civil Service (NICS), with a wide range of experience in delivering programmes that have transformed ways of working.

We are an active contributor to the transformation of public services and participate in local forums to support industry leaders in promoting innovation and shaping service transformation.

Some areas where we are making a difference:

  • Northern Ireland Prison Service: Prison Record & Inmate System Management (PRISM) application to manage inmates throughout their life in prison from committal through to final discharge. Read more about Sopra Steria’s work across Justice
  • Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs: Working in partnership with DAERA, as corporate GIS delivery partner, Sopra Steria has provided a series of rich interactive online digital mapping tools for NI farmers to guide them through the process of submitting their Single Farm Payment applications across a variety of schemes. We are delighted to have been supporting DAERA on their online single applications portal which achieved a record 99.53% of submissions in 2017
  • Health and Care Number: For over ten years, Sopra Steria has delivered and manages a Master Data Management platform for healthcare in Northern Ireland. HCN provides a unique patient identifier which has long been established as one of the Department of Health's most critical regional platforms. Sopra Steria spoke at the 2016 European Master Data Management Summit
  • NIPACS: Sopra Steria provides Systems Integration expertise for the Northern Ireland Picture Archiving and Communication System (NIPACS) as part of an ITO Digital Transformation Managed Service for the regional PACS and Radiology Information System (RIS) solution across Northern Ireland. Read more about Sopra Steria’s work in Healthcare