Microtest wins over 100 new GP practices in Wales


111 GP surgeries in Wales have chosen Microtest as their clinical IT system supplier, following presentations across the country over a three – month period.

Almost two thirds of EMIS Health practices in Wales have elected to migrate to Microtest Open Evolution, as well as some practices which currently use INPS Vision.

Earlier this year, NHS Wales Informatics Service had selected Microtest as one of two preferred vendors to supply GP clinical IT systems in the country. This move meant that a significant number of GP practices had to choose a new supplier.

Commenting on this important new business win, Microtest’s MD, Chris Netherton, said:

“Wales is a completely new market for us and we are thrilled to have made such significant inroads into the market in such a short time. We feel really privileged to have won so much support from practices in Wales and for the opportunity to work with both practices and NHS Wales, helping them meet the challenges they face in delivering primary care throughout the country.

“It was fantastic for our team to spend time with GPs and their practice teams in Wales and discuss the ways in which we can help them to work smarter, not harder, assisting them in improving the quality of patient care.

“Our team are now moving rapidly on to implementing a smooth migration for these new practices across to Microtest. At the same time, we are further developing our core clinical system, Open Evolution. This will be the most intuitive and future-proof practice management system available in the UK – and this ground-breaking software created huge interest during our customer presentations across Wales.”

With its HQ in Bodmin and a development centre in Plymouth Science Park, Microtest has been supplying IT systems and software to GP practices for over 30 years.

The company was named ‘IT Supplier of the Year 2017-2018’ in the prestigious national General Practice Awards.