NEC Confirmed as Gold Sponsor for the 2023 NOA Excellence in Orthopaedics Awards

The National Orthopaedic Alliance (NOA) is delighted to announce that NEC Software Solutions (formerly Northgate) is the latest confirmed sponsor for the 2023 NOA Excellence in Orthopaedics Awards. This marks the second consecutive year that NEC has generously supported this prestigious event as a Gold sponsor. The specific category they will be sponsoring is the Supporting Patients on their Pathway category.

NEC Software Solutions provides software and services that help keep people safer, healthier and better connected worldwide.  They design, deliver, and run platforms that support NHS organisations, hospitals and surgeons in improving the patient experience, accelerating care and delivering better patient outcomes by enabling informed decision making and using trusted data. 

Speaking about the sponsorship, NOA Programme Director, Ann Hoey, expressed her gratitude and excitement, saying, “We are thrilled to have NEC’s continued support as a gold sponsor for our awards. We look forward to another successful year of celebrating outstanding achievements in orthopaedics together.”

Richard Armstrong, Head of NEC Registries also shared their enthusiasm, stating, “At NEC, we are proud to be part of the NOA Excellence in Orthopaedics Awards for the second year running. Supporting this event is important to us and we are excited to witness the outstanding contributions that will be celebrated during the awards ceremony.”

The NOA Excellence in Orthopaedics Awards acknowledge and honour member organisations, projects, and teams that have demonstrated exceptional contributions, influence, and dedication to transforming orthopaedic services. The awards ceremony will take place on 19 October 2023 in Birmingham, bringing together orthopaedic professionals from across the country to celebrate their outstanding achievements.  For more information and to view the list of finalists, please visit our awards pages here.

About NEC Software Solutions

NEC Software Solutions has a proven history of developing game-changing software for the public sector. Our ability to put vital information into the hands of those that need it is the reason why more than and why the NHS choose our technology to help them screen ten million babies for hearing loss. Based in the UK and working around the world, NEC Software Solutions’ 2,300 employees help improve the services that matter most. We are part of the NEC Corporation (“NEC”, TSE: 6701), a leader in the integration of IT and network technologies that benefit businesses and people worldwide. For more information, visit

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